Christian Service

Christian Service Hours: (Unlimited)

All hours served at any of the following sites are applicable toward the entirety of the 20-hour service requirement.  A minimum of at least 10 service hours must be served at one [or a combination of] the following service opportunities:

  Alzheimer’s Services of Northern Indiana/Milton Adult Day Services

  American Red Cross, St. Joseph County Chapter

  Ark Angels, Inc.

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Joseph County

  Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County

  Bridges Out of Poverty

  Camp Counseling

  Cardinal Nursing and Rehab Center

  Casa Program of St. Joseph County

  CCD – or any catechesis / religious education

  Catholic Charities

  Catholic Worker House

  Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.

  Center for the Homeless

  Chiara Home, Inc.

  Children’s Dispensary, Inc. (A Place To Be Me)

  Christ Child Society

  Christian Service Camp – Saint Joseph High School

  Church or Parish Community

  Corvilla, Inc.

  Cultivate Culinary 

  Dismas House of South Bend

  El Campito, Inc. (Child Development)

  Elkhart General Hospital Volunteer Services

  Family Justice Center

  Feeder Schools [grade schools – after-school, tutoring and field day]

  Food Bank of Northern Indiana

  Girls on the Run


  GREIA Tutoring

  H.O.P.E. food drive/ charitable initiatives [hours served normal school hours]

  Habitat for Humanity – ReStore, Community Builds

  Hannah and Friends

  Hannah’s House

  Healthwin Specialized Care

  Hope Ministries

  Hospice Care

  Humane Society

  Imani Unidad

  The Joy of Saint Joe Annual Day of Service  

  Keith Gideon Community Outreach

  La Casa De Amistad, Inc.

  Logan Center

  Life Pantry, Diaper and Foodbank

  Memorial Hospital Ambassador and Customer Services

  Michiana Down Syndrome group

  Mission Trips

  Near Northwest Neighborhood, Inc

  Notre Dame Upward Bound

  Nursing Homes [must be state licensed]

  Our Lady of the Road (An Apostolate of the Catholic Worker Community)

  Parish or Church Community

  Pet Refuge

  Real Services, Inc.

  Reins of Life, Inc.

  Right to Life Rosary – prayed in public witness against abortion

  Right to Life March [10 hours for March for Life, Washington, D.C.]

  River Bend Cancer Services

  Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC)

  Ronald McDonald House Charities

  A Rosie Place

  Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center [direct patient encounters, no clerical]

  Saint Margaret's House

  Saint Mary’s Convent

  Saints and Scholars [charitable action portion of the week]

  Salvation Army

  Sanctuary Holy Cross

  Santa on the Race Christmas Charity Event


  Share Foundation

  Sisters of the Holy Cross

  South Bend Animal Care & Contro

  South Bend Community School Corporation (SBCSC) Adult Education  

  South Bend Community School Corporation (SBCSC) Bilingual Services

  South Bend Education Foundation Mentor Program

  Special Olympics

  St. Adalbert School

  St. Joseph Health System-Community Outreach

  St. Joseph Health System-Mishawaka Campus

  St. Joseph County Humane Society

  St. Margaret’s House

  St. Vincent De Paul Society of St. Joseph County

  Stone Soup Community

  Take Ten

  Ten Thousand Villages

  Together for the Long Run

  United Way of St. Joseph County

  Unity Gardens

  Vacation Bible School  

  Women's Care Center 

  YMCA of Michiana

  Youth Services Bureau of St. Joseph County, Inc.


*Students may request special consideration of a service site that is not listed.  Formal requests should come in the form of an email describing the service project with volunteer supervisor’s contact information.  If the hours are to be submitted for grade, permission must be attained prior to service rendered. Email requests to kkershner  @