Season of Creation
Pope Francis designated September 1st – October 4th as the Season of Creation. The focus of the season calls Catholics and people of all faiths to stand in inter- generational solidarity for the protection of our common home. Inspired by the action of the Laudato Si’ Generation and the Global Catholic Climate Movement, Catholic Charities will host a student-led prayer service on September 20th. Following the service we will walk the John Marshall Park to join the Climate Strike March to Capitol Hill. For more information and to RSVP your school group please email firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: Prayer Service and Climate March
WHEN: September 20th at 9:30am
WHERE: St. Patrick’s Church 619 10th Street NW
High School and College students
We value the enthusiasm and commitment to Catholic Charities’ programs exhibited by our student volunteers. We encourage students to volunteer by themselves or with a group of friends. More information on how to find volunteer opportunities can be seen below.
High school students are welcome to submit articles to our quarterly newsletter on topics ranging from past service experiences, to a reflection on a class discussion, to a call for action. Articles should be submitted to Claire Sanfilippo at email@example.com. Next submission deadline is September 20, 2019.
Sometimes we are able to accommodate requests for individual mini internships or senior projects required for high school graduation. For information please email Claire Sanfilippo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our staff is happy to visit your campus to discuss ways your students can become further involved with Catholic Charities. To schedule a one-on-one meeting contact Claire Sanfilippo at email@example.com
We are sometimes able to arrange special projects for groups who are unable to volunteer at one of our scheduled events on the volunteer calendar. Service coordinators should contact Claire Sanfilippo at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a project for their students. Our team requests roughly a 4-6 week notice to plan projects so that we can ensure we provide the best experience to both our volunteers and clients. For examples of potential services projects, you can refer to our Service Projects Booklet or our Group Volunteer Page.
We recognize that while hands-on experience is important, students also need a space to learn and reflect on the issues our clients face. We offer introductory workshops on topics such as Homelessness and How to be a Good Volunteer. For more information contact Claire Sanfilippo at email@example.com