Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for commitment hours?  The following volunteer positions and opportunities are now available. Remember many of these opportunities require * Safe Environment/VIRTUS training

School-wide opportunities*

  • Recess Monitors – This is a great way to satisfy your volunteer hours and see your child at play.  Do you have a few hours during the school day to help?  – stop by or contact the school office to sign up.
    • Morning recess: 9:45 am to 10:30 am
    • Afternoon recess: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Looking for something more permanent?  OLG School Employment Opportunities

UPCOMING VIRTUS CLASS (to help in the classroom, drive on field trips, tutor or to be a CYO coach or volunteer, you must complete the Virtus Safe Environment Program):

      • Zoom classes 6:30-9:30 pm Register here
      • In-person classes: As more in-person class training opportunities are announced, Register here

Parent Org opportunities*

All Parents/Guardians are a part of the Parent Org

Looking for more volunteer hour possibilities?  Your active participation in life of the parish counts too!
  • Parish Peace Garden – We need to finish Getting Our Parish Garden Ready for Growing Vegetables for the WS Food Bank!!  You can do it on your own time and it counts for school volunteer hours! If interested, contact Laura Vanderpool, or Helen 206-935-0358
  • Bulletin Stuffer and more… Help prepare the weekly bulletin with parish staff.  Contact Marla at the Parish Office (206) 935-0358 for more information!
  • Altar Linen Ministry — Volunteers are needed to assist with laundering the linens we use for masses. You sign up to clean the laundry twice for a month or two during the year, and it is done in your own home on your own schedule. This is a great way to also earn school volunteer hours. Contact Helen
  • Volunteer Opportunities at Mass:
    • Altar Serving: Are you interested in being an altar server?  Children 4th grade and older, and adults are invited to participate.  Training provided.  This is a great opportunity for families to serve together.  Information, Helen, 206-935-0358.
    • Camera Operators:  We need volunteers to operate our livestreaming camera for weekend masses, weekday masses, and/or funerals.  Schedule is flexible and the camera is very  easy to operate.  Contact Helen for more information.
    • Lead Ushers for one of our weekend masses.  Ministry entails overseeing volunteers to assist at one of our weekend masses with hospitality, overseeing the offertory collection, and provide emergency assistance, if needed.  Training provided and must pass a background check.  Contact Helen if interested.
    • Sacristans:  If you like directing events and activities, then this ministry is for you!!  Sacristans coordinate the overall support of one of our weekend masses, including overseeing the set up for mass and support for other liturgical ministers.  Contact Helen for more information.
  • Serve as a Eucharist MinisterWe have opportunities to serve at “The Mount”, regular Sunday services, and/or through the homebound ministry program.  Contact Marion Kari at 206 935-0358 ext. 113 in the OLG Parish office for more details.
  • OLG Immigrant Ministry is Welcoming New MembersJoin OLG’s Immigrant Ministry as we seek ways to recognize and support our immigrant communities.   This year we will focus on direct service, advocacy, and building a new parish multicultural ministry.  If you are interested in learning more or working on these projects, contact Jennifer, 206-935-0358 x.120.  Also see our website athttps://olgseattle.org/immigration
  • Safe Parking Volunteer – Our Safe Parking ministry continues hosting guests, despite the challenges of COVID-19. We now have two guests utilizing our lot and are seeking volunteers to help keep the Hospitality Hut clean and welcoming while St. Vincent de Paul keeps it stocked with food. Be part of the team and sign up for the date(s) that work for you each month. To volunteer, contact Jennifer (206) 935-0358 x120
  • Safe Environment (Virtus) Trainer – Be the OLG trainer to teach OLG families about the Protecting God’s Children class. Contact Sandy if you are interested
  • Confirmation or Baptism Team Members to work with Sarah Riggio, our new Coordinator for Confirmation and Baptism Preparation to provide quality programming for our youth and families.  Contact Sarah for more information.  Training provided!


* All volunteers who work with children and/or money must complete the Safe Environment Program(managed by Virtus).  Our local Safe Environment Coordinator is Sandy Plummer (206) 935-0358.