Volunteering at CSS

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We take monetary donations, used and new vehicles, food, furniture, medical equipment, and other items.

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Are you looking for the opportunity to make a difference in your community? If so, Catholic Social Services may be the answer.

We have offices and/or programs in the following locations:

  • Attleboro
  • Fall River
  • Hyannis
  • New Bedford

GIVE YOUR TIME TO HELP OTHERS IN NEED

Volunteers are the livelihood of our agency. Volunteers provide a variety of support, including teaching English as a second language, managing the food pantry, answering telephones, mentoring individuals in our programs. There are many ways to utilize your talents and skills to help.

BEFORE YOU GET STARTED

Prior to volunteering at Catholic Social Services, there are some things that we require (both for your safety and the safety of our clients). If you are interested in volunteering, please call Debora Berg at (508) 997-7337.  The process for most volunteers is as follows:

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPENINGS

We have the following types of volunteer opportunities, some all year round, some are more sporadic, based on current need:

  • Translation services (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Answering phones
  • Filing
  • Data entry
  • Sorting donations
  • Helping with the food pantry
  • Gardening
  • Yard work
  • Indoor painting
  • Creating events for shelter clients, such as a children’s party, or teaching a skill to clients, such as a cooking class, art class, typing class, etc.
  • Sponsoring a room in one of our shelters, which would include painting, decorating, new furniture, bedding, etc.
  • We also provide internships whenever possible

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Contact Us:

Central Office:
1600 Bay Street
Fall River, MA 02724

Phone: 508-674-4681
E-mail: FR-Reception@cssdioc.org