337.436.7275 1620 Bank Street Lake Charles, LA 70601

Opportunities to Earn Apostolic Hours

Please check this list often for opportunities to earn Apostolic Hours, especially during the summer!

  • Sign up for our current projects at these links: Playing bingo at Villa Maria
  • Summer 2019 Volunteer Opportunities:
    • Tuesday, July 16-Friday, July 19: Catholic Charities Help with Recertification at Sacred Heart Catholic Gym
      • Help distribute and pack groceries this week from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
      • One group will register clients at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Gym (1102 Mill Street), and one group will pack & pass out food at the Catholic Charities office (1225 2nd Street).

      • Catholic Charities needs help with many jobs, including laminating cards, copying, passing out snacks, parking lot assistance, packing groceries, etc.

      • Questions?  Contact Jessica Watson at 337-439-7436 or
        337-912-8937 (text only) or Jessica.Watson@lcdiocese.org.
    • Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20: Hot Air Balloon Festival
      • Click here to sign up!  NOTE: There will be a volunteer orientation Wednesday, July 17, at Chennault from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. where specific jobs and additional details will be given.
      • Volunteer jobs will consist of helping with ticket taking and scanning tickets in at the entrance gate, cash handling with ticket sales and assistance with balloon placement and setup, parking, trash and ice refills.
      • Contact Jessica Pruit with any questions at (337) 802-5712.
  • OTHER SERVICE LOCATIONS where students have earned Apostolic Hours:
    •  American Red Cross: 3512 Kirkman Street; (337) 656-0835
    • Abraham’s Tent: 2424 Fruge Street; (337) 721-7211
    • Brookdale Nursing Home: 2420 Country Club Rd; (337) 478-4030
    • Our Lady Queen of Heaven  VBS  & Carnival: 3908 Creole Street Lake Charles, LA 70605; (337) 477-7349
    • VBS at Immaculate Conception Church: 2700 Maplewood Drive Sulphur, LA 70663; (337) 625-3364
    • First United Methodist VBS: 812 Kirkman Street; (337) 436-6656
    • Catholic Charities (Pack items for hurricane survivors): 1225 2nd St; (337) 439-7436
    • Art Fest 809 Kirby Street, Suite 202, Lake Charles, LA 70601; (337) 439-2787
    • Operation Christmas Child Boxes -1 hour- St. Louis Catholic High School – contact Mrs. Cathy Richard
    • Veritas Conference – at St. Louis Catholic in early September – put on by Diocese of Lake Charles (414 Iris St, Lake Charles, LA 70601)
    • Special Olympics (Bowling/Track) – SLCHS – contact Mrs. Tanya France
    • New Life Counseling – 631 E School St, Lake Charles, LA 70607; (337) 474-7003
    • Imperial Calcasieu Art Camp – 204 W Sallier St, Lake Charles, LA 70601; (337) 439-3797
    • CSC Soccer Club: 100 W School St, Lake Charles, LA 70605; (337) 474-6131
    • Hobo Hotel for cats and kittens – 650 E School St, Lake Charles LA 70607; (337) 439-2428
    • St. Nicholas Center – 2519 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70601; (337) 491-0800
    • Autism Society (sort Mardi Gras beads) – 337-855-2068
    • LeBocage Riding Therapy Program – 4550 South Park Rd.  (2 hours each session); call 337-764-9523 to request an application form be emailed to you and schedule an appointment.
    • Buddy Ball – Calcasieu Screamin’ Eagles Buddy Ball – 3210 Power Center Pkwy, Lake Charles, LA 70605; (337) 990-0112
    • Villa Maria Retirement Center (Bingo) – 3905 Kingston St, Lake Charles, LA 70605; (337) 478-4780
    • Resthaven Nursing Home – 1103 W McNeese St, Lake Charles, LA; (337) 477-6371