Current Service Projects

Get Your Rear In Gear Run and Walk

In need of volunteers to help with the general logistics of the Saturday, March 25th event, Get Your Rear in Gear Run and Walk.  Volunteers will be asked to complete tasks such as handing out concessions, setting up race water stations, deliver items between other volunteer groups, etc. The proceeds benefit Colon Cancer Coalition. If interested, please contact Zach Walker via text or phone call at 918-640-9136.

Tulsa Botanic Garden

Volunteers are needed for Saturday, May 13 to assist with the 5th Annual Day in the Garden. All proceeds from this event benefit the Children's Garden. There are opportunties available from Noon- 3pm, 4pm-8pm, and 8pm-9pm. The Garden is located at 3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive, Tulsa, OK, 74127. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Lauren Sherry at 918-361-6662 or at carter.lauren81@gmail.com.

Tulsa Habitat for Humanity

Tulsa Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers. There is a need for a student(s) who is able to devote a few hours per week after school doing some paperwork and data entry. Some typing skill is necessary, as well as attention to detail, but the work is a good match for a high school volunteer. We have some flexibility with the days and times, and are looking at 2-5 hours per week of volunteer work. If interested, contact Cheryl Kane at ckane@tulsahabitat.org or 918-592-4224 x215.

Helmerich Library

Helmerich Library is in need of volunteers on Saturday, April 15 (10-4) and Saturday, April 22 (4-7). Students will help to organize for the book sale at the library at 91st and Yale. All proceed benefit the Tulsa City County Library system. If interested, contact Debra Barlow at 918-252-0533.

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 at17afgonzalez@bishopkelley.org

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, jknowles@cura-hpc.com, 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 kswall@millerhospice.com

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 tjenkins@evergreenhospice.net.

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 can contact Amy Hoagland at amy.hoagland@cox.net 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 ssaturday@asburytulsa.org 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 karen.guzman@circleofcare.org.

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 volunteer@cctulsa.org 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: volunteer@cctulsa.org 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:volunteer@cctulsa.org 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.