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:

Interested in being a Board Member? All of the offices have their own Advisory Board.  Questions about being a Board Member email Amber at cerveny@cc.dio.org.

Click Here to download the application.

Carlinville Catholic Charities

General Volunteer Opportunities

Anna Heleine, Office Manager
(217) 854-4511, ext. 201
heleine_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

Alex Spellman, FIA Coordinator
(217) 428-0013
spellman_dec@cc.dio.org

Food Pantry

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

Meals on Wheels

Laura Cullison, Meals on Wheels Volunteer Coordinator
Cullison_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

Pam Valenti, Office Manager
(217) 857-1458, ext. 118

Food Pantry/Mobile Food Pantry

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

Resale Store/Ramblin’ Rose

Carrie Crippen, Resale Store Manager
(217) 857-1458, ext. 128
crippen_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

Denise Brown, Area Director
(618) 462-0634, ext. 232
brown_ccmc@cc.dio.org

Faith in Action

(618) 877-1184, ext. 210
FIA_program_manager_ccmc@cc.dio.org

Springfield Catholic Charities

General Volunteer Opportunities

(217) 523-4551

Food Pantry, Mobile Food Pantry

Cliff Shehorn, Holy Family Food Pantry Supervisor
(217) 523-2450
holyfamily@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. Click here to download the Volunteer Application. 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