In the City of Baltimore
These organizations have a standing relationship with the Cathedral and are currently seeking community outreach volunteers! You can serve by yourself, with a friend or your entire family. Contact the volunteer organizers and schedule a time that works for you. This is a working list, so remember to check each week for new opportunities.
Please be sure to click HERE to let the Cathedral know when and where you are serving:
After more than 30 years of service to the community, Paul’s Place now offers more than two dozen services and programs to low-income individuals and families in the Washington Village/Pigtown community.
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers assist with many programs including Hot Lunch, the Market Place (Clothing bank), sorting donations, kitchen work, children’s programs, computer lab and nurse’s clinic assistance. Volunteers also provide essential support for our fundraising initiatives and supply casseroles.
Contact: Click here to volunteer or call 410.625.0775.
Visit Paul’s Place website.
In partnership with faith-based and community organizations, GEDCO provides affordable housing, supportive services, and emergency assistance to community residents.
GEDCO CARES is looking for Food Interviewers (training required) to assess clients’ eligibility for food assistance and perform data entry tasks. They are also seeking Food Pantry Workers to help clients select foods that they prefer, per pantry policies and procedures. Volunteers are needed on Monday mornings from 8:45 AM-11:30 AM and on Saturday mornings from 9:45 AM-12:30 PM.
Transport weekly Cathedral food donations to the CARES Food Pantry on Monday mornings.
Deliver food boxes to residents in Stadium Place apartments.
Assist older adult residents who need help cleaning their kitchens. Locations may vary based on need.
Become a CARES virtual job search mentor and work one-on-one with clients (virtual) to create resumes and cover letters, conduct internet job searches and submit applications.
Contact: Email Joan Stanne
Visit GEDCO’s website.
Club at Collington
The Club at Collington Square is an afterschool and summer program. Club staff create a consistent, loving, educational haven for 128 children in the Collington Square neighborhood of East Baltimore. Here, Club staff are teaching and building the leaders that their neighborhood and city need.
Volunteer Opportunities: Zoom-in and read a book to the young scholars; donate cups, plates, napkins and silverware.
Contact: Email VWilliams or call 410-261-3500.
Visit the Club at Collington’s website.
SLYC - St. Luke's Youth Center
SLYC is a collaborative of West Baltimore families working together with friends, neighbors, and partners to provide youth with critical resources, life-enriching experiences, and a safety-net of support. Their work is achieved through relationships in a community that crosses geographic, economic, religious, racial, and all other boundaries. They consider themselves a community that coordinates efforts, shares resources, and develops strategies to meet their goals.
Readers for story time during their summer program.
Tutors for K-12 students in all subjects (ongoing need)
Assistants for adults wishing to improve their household management or parenting skills
Leaders for short-term or long-term artistic, social-emotional learning, leadership, life skills or community building programs, including sports.
All programs are tailored to the skills and experience of the available volunteers.
Contact: Click here to fill out a volunteer interest form.
Visit SLYC’s website.