Volunteer

Every year, we rely on more than 2,500 volunteers to assist our guests by serving meals, cleaning, assisting in a dorm or helping at a front desk, and much more.

We thank you for your interest in serving at our shelters, housing programs, community stores, or with one of our neighborhood ministries.

How to Become a Volunteer

All individuals or groups interested in volunteering will need to complete a volunteer application that is completed and submitted online, and the volunteer requirements.

If you are a Group seeking a volunteer opportunity, click on a “Group Application” below, and if you are an individual seeking a volunteer opportunity, click on “Individual Application” below.  In each case you will be contacted with available opportunities.

Individuals

  • Our SVdP ministry focuses on accompanying those who are particularly vulnerable. We are committed to equipping all workers with thorough preparation and training to provide those we serve with caring and trusted advocates. The measures listed below help us love our neighbors in need, while keeping safety the highest priority for everyone.

For more information about these requirements read this letter from our Executive Director.

  • Volunteers must:
    • Pass a fingerprinting background check for those 18+.  Fingerprinting Instructions Form
    • Complete SafeParish training prior to volunteering for those 18+ (SafeParish)
    • Watch a 9-minute orientation video. (Video)
    • Individuals ages 14-17 volunteer with a parent or guardian.

Requirements to serve are communicated on a case-by-case basis. Fill out an application and Maria, the Manager of Volunteers, will be in touch soon!

Groups

Serving as a group both builds your local community and provides valuable support for those in need. Requirements to serve are communicated on a case-by-case basis. Fill out an application and Maria, the Manager of Volunteers, will be in touch soon!

Questions

If you have further questions, please contact the Maria Francis, Manager of Volunteers at volunteerinfo@stvincentdayton.org or directly by phone, 937.222.5555 ext. 103.

Contact Us:
St. Vincent de Paul Dayton
124 West Apple St.

Phone: 937.222.5555
Fax: 937.222.7944

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