Virtus Training for all Shrine of Our Lady Volunteers
All volunteers are required to attend one session of the Diocesan Virtus training if they have not already attended a session in their own parish. all new volunteers must attend a training as soon aspossible according to the Diocesan schedule. Thank you for your sincere cooperation in this matter. Log on to virtus.org for schedules of training sessions throughout the diocese of Rockville Centre.
SPRING 2013 WE ARE IN DIRE NEED FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS TO WATER OUR GROUNDS DAILY! WITH 65 ACRES NOT FULLY SUPPLIED WITH IN-GROUND SPRINKLER HEADS WE ARE ASKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO WATER AND PRAY VERY SPECIFIC AREAS OF NEWLY PLANTED FLORA! CAN YOU GIVE A FEW HOURS PER WEEK? CALL THE FRONT OFFICE AT 631-325-0661
Volunteers are always needed to help keep our grounds beautiful and safe. If you enjoy being in nature and doing service in a peaceful environment we need help pruning, clipping, cutting, planting and landscaping throughout the shrine. Professional contractors and landscapers are welcome too.
The thousands of pilgrims who come to the Shrine are welcomed with a cheerful and clean environment! Do you have a special desire for dusting and vacuuming our chapel and church, Pilgrim Hall? Three hours a week would be most helpful to our weekly staff. Call the front office at 631-325-0661 to volunteer. All supplies will be made available.
St. Joseph's Coffee Shoppe
Volunteers are needed for light food preparation, serving hot and cold beverages and check-out at the cash register. Clean-up of tables and the kitchen area enable us to provide a clean and safe environment to our pilgrims. Our Coffee Shoppe opens at 10:00 am and closes at 4:00 pm. You may offer your service for all or any part of any day. Weekends and Holy Days are busiest when we most need help. Please call "Angela," our Coffee Shoppe Manager at the Shrine Office at 631-325-0661 Friday, Saturday or Sunday for more particular information.
St. Theresa's Gift Shop and Bookstore
Volunteers are needed to assist our visitors in their purchases of religious articles, souvenirs and books. Our store opens at 10:00 am and closes at 4:00 pm. You may offer your service for all or any part of any day. Weekends and Holy Days are busiest when we most need help. Please call "Sue," our Gift Shoppe Manager at the Shrine Office at 631-325-0661 for more particular information.
Office & Fundraising
Volunteers are needed for phone receptionists, help with mailings, distributing flyers throughout the area and other general office work. Fundraising volunteers needed to assist at fundraising events: ticket sales, raffle sales and event planners. Any creative ideas for other fundraising events are always welcome!