Volunteer Opportunities

Catholic Charities has opportunities for individuals or groups who are interested in volunteering one time or on a regular basis. Many of our volunteers have become part of our family and have formed lasting friendships. For more information on volunteer opportunities, please contact the following people:

Carlinville Catholic Charities

General Volunteer Opportunities

Jeff Cherry, Office Manager
(217) 854-4511, ext. 204
mcguire_cccarl@cc.dio.org

Resale Store Volunteers

Herman Cole, Resale Store Manager
(217) 854-3029
Cole_cccarl@cc.dio.org

Decatur Catholic Charities

Faith in Action, Strong for Life, and A Matter of Balance

Marina Neufeld, FIA Coordinator
(217) 428-0013
Neufeld_dec@cc.dio.org

Food Pantry

Barry Spang, Food Pantry Manager
(217) 428-3458, ext. 237
Spang_dec@cc.dio.org

Meals on Wheels

Samantha Helt, Meals on Wheels Volunteer Coordinator
Helt_dec@cc.dio.org
(217) 422-6611

Resale Store

Theresa Johnson, Resale Store Manager
(217) 428-3458, ext. 243
Johnson_dec@cc.dio.org

Effingham Catholic Charities

General Questions

Carrie Crippen, Office Manager
(217) 857-1458, ext. 118

Food Pantry/Mobile Food Pantry

Sr. Sandra Sudkamp
(217) 857-1458, ext. 112

Resale Store/Ramblin’ Rose

Carolyn Baldwin, Resale Store Manager
(217) 857-1458, ext. 128
Baldwin_cceff@cc.dio.org

Mattoon Catholic Charities

General Volunteer Opportunities

Debbie Albin, Area Director
(217) 235-0420, ext. 237
albin_matt@cc.dio.org

Resale Store Volunteers

Rosie Schniers, Resale Store Manager
(217) 235-0420, ext. 226
schniers_matt@cc.dio.org

Madison County Catholic Charities (Alton and Granite City)

General Volunteer Opportunities
Mobile Food Pantry
Food Pantry

Janis Manns, Community Services Supervisor
(618) 208-3286
jmanns_ccmc@cc.dio.org

Faith in Action


(618) 877-3300 ext. 131
FIA_program_manager_ccmc@cc.dio.org

Springfield Catholic Charities

General Volunteer Opportunities

Mark Buttell, Area Director
(217) 523-4551, ext. 114
Buttell_spfld@cc.dio.org

Food Pantry

Cliff Shehorn, Holy Family Food Pantry Supervisor
(217) 523-2450
holyfamily@cc.dio.org

Mobile Food Pantry

Mark Buttell, Area Director
(217) 523-4551, ext. 114
Buttell_spfld@cc.dio.org

St. John’s Breadline

Shawna Harris, Supervisor
(217) 528-6098
sharris_stjb@cc.dio.org

The St. John’s Breadline has volunteer opportunities available seven days a week. Shifts are available Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Shifts are also available on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Incremental shifts are available. Groups are welcome. Volunteer forms are available here. E-mail to Shawna Harris at sharris_stjb@cc.dio.org

St. Clare’s Health Clinic

Janet Kreher, Supervisor
(217) 523-1474
stclares@cc.dio.org

Quincy Catholic Charities

Food Pantry Volunteers

Food Pantry Manager
(217) 222-0958, ext. 18

General Volunteer Opportunities

Office Manager
(217) 222-0958, ext. 10
walker_qcc@cc.dio.org