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:
    • *St. Margaret Vacation Bible School*
      • June 10th-14th  from 9 a.m. to Noon
      • Students must contact Joann Schwem at 436-5255 or 478-5255 if they would like to work.  They can earn up to 20 Apostolic Hours.
    • *Camp Smiling FACES*
      • June 17th-21st from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
      • West Calcasieu Cameron’s Genesis Complex
      • Click here to access volunteer application.
      • Volunteers are needed at this camp to provide a positive experience for special needs children in an outdoor environment.  Thirty special needs children from the ages of 4-12 will participate in five areas of fun (horseback riding, fishing, arts-and-crafts, socialization, and one day at SPAR waterpark). On the final day, the campers and volunteers will participate in a skit for their family, an awards ceremony, and lunch.
  • 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 in Houston): 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