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Interested in Volunteering?

Your time and talent is always welcome at St. James School and the Church of St. James the Less. Volunteer opportunities are varied from a one-time project or an ongoing commitment. These gifts of time and special expertise help us to maximize limited resources and provide our students and community with the best quality services.

Our Top Needs

Garden Volunteering! 

Anytime! 

Do you love gardening or just want to get your hands dirty? We need volunteers of all skill levels to help maintain the beautiful gardens at St. James School! Tasks include: Weeding, Watering, Composting, General cleanup. Your help is needed all summer long, any day, any time. Whether you can spare an hour or a whole day, every bit helps. Come join us in nurturing our gardens and community. Email Dave Kasievich to learn more [email protected]

 

Community Fridge Volunteers with The Welcome Table

Anytime! 

There are many ways to be involved with the fridge such as: buying food to stock the fridge, packing meals into the containers, making sandwiches, driving food to and from the fridge to pick up donations, and fridge upkeep. To volunteer visit this website! 

Saturday Farmer’s Market with The Welcome Table 

Saturdays from 8:00am – 11:00am.

Join The Welcome Table Team, volunteers, and neighbors every Saturday morning. Help is needed organizing and distributing food and clothing. To RSVP contact Tiana Jones at  [email protected]

Weekday Volunteer with The Welcome Table

Weekdays 9am-5pm

Join the Welcome Table as a weekday volunteer. Assist with tasks such as picking up donations, managing storage and organization, and enhancing our presence on social media. To sign up.please contact Tiana Jones at [email protected]

Home Repair Volunteers with The Welcome Table 

Anytime! 

The Welcome Table provides support to community members by connecting neighbors with trained volunteers and professionals equipped to address their home repair issues. Please consider offering your time and handy skills to assist our neighbors with minor projects such as electrical wiring, plumbing leaks, drywall repair, etc. Contact Shelby Rowe for more information and to get involved [email protected] 

Community and Family Service Day

Select Saturdays from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Join St. James School families, community members and faith community partners for a hands-on volunteer experience. The Head of School and Volunteer Coordinator will provide you with a list of tasks for the morning. Whether it is cleaning, organizing, painting or raking leaves, there is always plenty of work for you or your group. Dress comfortably and bring a pair of work gloves. To RSVP please contact Maggie Sanborn at [email protected].

Saturday Academic Clinic

Select Saturdays from 10:00am – 1:00pm. See below for dates

Your academic assistance is needed! Use your time to assist individual students or a small group with homework or help students complete projects. A lead teacher is present to assist you and provide you with more information. This academic year we are focusing on MATH! To RSVP please contact Maggie Sanborn at [email protected]

Other Volunteer Needs

  • Field trip chaperones
  • Alumni college visits chaperones
  • After school tutoring; help students brush up on skills 3:00pm-4:00pm, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Kitchen volunteering 
  • Garden Club – gardening, yard work, campus clean ups
  • Church of St. James the Less and cemetery volunteers 
  • Something else–do you have an idea of how you’d like to lend your talents in a way that’s not listed? Let us know!

Volunteer schedules are very flexible and can span one week, specific days across weeks, or partial weeks.

2023-2024 Service Saturday Dates

 SEPTEMBER
Happy New School Year! 

OCTOBER
14 – Academic Clinic
21 – Academic Clinic
28 – Academic Clinic
28 – Community Service Day – Fall Festival! 

NOVEMBER
18 – Community Service Day – Thanksgiving Food Distribution

DECEMBER
11-14 – Community Service Day – Santa’s Workshop
16 – Academic Clinic

JANUARY
6- Academic Clinic
13 – Academic Clinic 
15- Community Service Day – MLK Day of Service 

FEBRUARY
24 – Academic Clinic 

MARCH
2 – Academic Clinic
9 – Academic Clinic 

APRIL
20 – Community Service Day – Earth Day Clean Up
29 – Feast of St. James the Less Day

MAY
4 – Community Service Day
4 – Academic Clinic
11 – Academic Clinic
18 – Academic Clinic

JUNE
Help us get ready for Summer Camp! 

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