Current Service Projects

Catholic Charities Porta Caeli House

Need service hours?  Have some extra time this summer? Please consider preparing and delivering a meal to Porta Caeli House, the new hospice home located near Catholic Charities!  With your help, the families and friends of our terminally ill guests are able to enjoy a home-cooked meal without leaving their loved one. More information is available at: http://www.TakeThemAMeal.com/meals.php?t=NIVL5229or contact Mary at .

Gatesway Foundation

This year will mark the 21st Anniversary of Gatesway's Annual Balloon Festival, which raises funding for programs that have empowered intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals for 54 years. The festival will take place the weekend of September 15-17 and bring out 40,000+ attendees. We are interested in supervised groups of student volunteers, but this is a good opportunity for anyone needing to complete community service hours for their education, job or court responsibilities. For more info, please visit the balloon festival website at https://www.gateswayballoonfestival.org/. We will have opportunities for festival clean-up, installation and removal of vendor units, parking, hot air balloon assistance, greeters and much more! If you are interested in your students or related student organizations completing community service hours at the festival, please contact me at   or 918-259-1412.

Night Light Tulsa

An opportunity to build relationships with members of Tulsa’s homeless community and inner city neighborhood. Volunteers serve in many different areas: offering a hot meal, essentials such as soap, deodorant, first aid, etc., clothing, and foot washing. The mission is to Light Up Tulsa through Loving Individuals, Giving Hope, and Touching Souls. You will find yourself extremely humbled and blessed as you learn what it means to really love others and the effect that can have. Every Thursday from 6:30- 9:30. http://www.nightlighttulsa.org/about

Reading Partners

Would you like to complete service hours while making a signifcant difference in the lives of local elementary school kids? Sign up for Reading Partners Tulsa. Volunteers read with elementary school students who have fallen behind in reading, helping them improve to reading at grade level and beyond. The commitment is one day a week for the duration of the school year. Sessions are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-4:30 at Kendall Whittier Elementary School, 2601 E. 5th Pl., Tulsa, OK 74104, which is a short drive from Bishop Kelley. These hours would count as hours served to the "poor". If you would like to volunteer or have any questions, contact Andres Gonzalez at

Cura HPC- Hospice and Pallative Care

Rivercross Hospice is looking for volunteers with a caring heart: visit patients for companionship, lawn care, office support, creating crafts with patients, and other opportunties. E-mail or call for more information regarding volunteer opportunties. Jamie Miller Knowles, Volunteer Coordinator, , 918-884-8311.

New Century Hospice

Use your talents and computer skills to bring a ray of hope into a life of someone dealing with a terminal disease. You can also help in the office behind the scenes. Must be 18 years or older. Call Debra at 918-493-4930.

Family Care Hospice

Family Care Hospice needs volunteers to work with families of terminally ill patients. Contact Family Care at 918 329-4401.

Miller Hospice

Miller Hospice needs volunteers for behind the scenes help as well as direct patient contact. The hospice is at 2025 E. 71st Street on the Zarrow Campus. Contact:: Keia Swall at 

Evergreen Hospice

Seeking patient companion volunteers for hospice patients. Would love for volunteers to spend 1 hour per week with patients. Training will be provided. If you are interested, contact Volunteer Coordinator Tamatha Jenkins at 918-250-5555 or at .

Rescued 'n Ready Animal Foundation

Seeking motivated volunteers to help with weekly adoption. We show our animals every Saturday at Petco, at 41st and Yale, from 10:30- 4:30. Interested volunteers MUST schedule volunteer time with Amy Hoagland at or at 918-688-0755.

2nd Saturday at Asbury United Methodist Church

Each month, on the 2nd Saturday, Asbury coordinates service opportunties. You simply register online and fill out a Liability Form at www.asburytulsa.org, go to the Asbury Venue, 6910 S. 101st E. Ave., pick a service site (5-10 options), get on the bus and serve. The time commitment is 8:15-12:15. For questions, e-mail or call 918.492.1771 X 2408.

Pearl's Hope Transitional Housing

Provides housing to homeless women with children along with an array of support services to promote self-reliance and financial stability. Needing 2-3 students for child care on Monday nights from 5:15 till about 6:45, Thursdays, from 5:30-7:00p, and possibly on Saturday mornings (time to be determined). If interested in volunterring, contact Karen Guzman, at 918-583-9506, Ext. 205, or e-mail Karen at .

Ongoing Opportunities at Catholic Charities

Child Care/Mentoring

Monday & Wednesday evenings 5:45 until 8:00 at Catholic Charities. During our Adult Education Classes we need students to help with childcare/mentoring of young children. Because many of our parents cannot afford babysitters while they attend class, we offer childcare/mentoring during the English as a Second Language Classes on Monday Wednesday evenings. Because there may be a wide variety of ages you might be involved with child activities, tutoring, help with child’s school projects, or just hanging out with them and having fun. Want to know more? E-mail  or call 918-508-7125.

Food Pantry Restocking

Monday through Fridays – after school until 4:30: Food Pantry restocking. Call 918-508-7125 or email: with questions and to volunteer.

Clothing Center/Food Pantry

Tuesday evenings – Clothing Center/Food Pantry. Help clients and maintain the clothing center and food pantry as needed. Hours are from 4:30 to about 7:30 on Tuesdays. Call 918-508-7125 or email: with questions and to volunteer.

St. Simeon's Elder Care

This continuum of care facility would like high school volunteers to work with residents. Please contact Chris Gruszcozki at 918-794-1904 to volunteer.