Placement Sites

Professional experience as an SJW is a transformative part of the program. Each volunteer will serve in an area nonprofit organization that is related to the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Current placement opportunities are described below. Placement site options are not limited to listed placements and are subject to change. For additional information, follow the links.

Community Placement Site Possibilities 2020-2021

Healthcare and Public Health

Carondelet Village 


A St Joseph Worker at Carondelet Village works with seniors to promote independence and wellness, and coordinates services that help manage chronic and complex conditions. The position focuses on health and holistic wellness (physical, spiritual, emotional, intellectual, vocational and social) with aging populations through a personally designed approach that recognizes and builds on each individual’s unique strengths.

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Catholic Charities • Nursing Case Manager

As a Nursing Case Manager, you are responsible for nursing case management services assisting clients with access to supportive services and helping clients set goals for themselves. You’re able to work effectively with clients with complex psychosocial concerns including mental health issues, unstable housing, unemployment, dysfunctional relationships, and legal concerns. This position involves working from a primary office location, but includes 5-6 client home visits each month.

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St Mary’s Health Clinic • Clinic Operations Partner

As the Clinic Operations Partner, serve uninsured and underinsured people in clinic services and operations in a variety of ways, including Spanish language interpreting, supporting staff and patients during clinic visits, and/or providing administrative support with assigned projects and tasks promoting clinic functions and efficiency.

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Direct Service, Community Outreach and


Sarah’s….an Oasis for Women

Sarah’s…an Oasis for Women provides hospitality for women in transition who are seeking housing, community and safety.

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Haven Housing

Serve as a Family Advocate and Youth Specialist at St Anne’s, providing supportive services to women and children experiencing homelessness and as an Advocate with Ascension Place, a transitional housing program that acts as the stepping stone from crisis to stability, offering basic needs provisions, intensive case management, health and wellness opportunities.

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Project for Pride in Living

At PPL, this position as Volunteer Projects Coordinator will assist in identifying, prioritizing and scheduling projects for volunteer groups and residents at PPL housing sites to enhance quality of life at housing communities and meet basic resident needs.

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Catholic Charities • Minneapolis Opportunity Center

As an Employment Navigator, you will help Catholic Charities program participants one-on-one and in group settings increase their employability, find gainful employment, and ultimately strengthen their financial stability.

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Catholic Charities • St Paul Opportunity Center

As a Lead Resource Connector, guiding a of a group of volunteers and staff hospitality team, actively engage with clients and ensure they are well connected with available resources. In the spirit of compassion, friendliness and with a warm welcome, you will encourage and empower clients in their personal growth and stability.

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The Lift Garage

The Lift Garage offers people a vehicle out of poverty by providing free or low-cost quality car repair, offering skilled job training in the field of auto mechanics and connecting with community partners to strengthen the support network.

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Mary’s Pence

Mary’s Pence is a grassroots organization that invests in women across the Americas by funding community initiatives and fostering collaborations to create social change. Service with Mary’s Pence includes communications, development and grant writing.

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Education and Students

CSJ Justice Office

The Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet focuses on promoting awareness and education, taking action and providing opportunities for others to take action that leads to systematic change.

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Cretin-Derham Hall High School- Campus Ministry Team

At Cretin Derham Hall, serve the students and community as part of the campus Ministry team, engaging in group service projects, justice programming throughout the year, serving as a mentor to justice groups on campus, helping plan and lead liturgies and be involved in retreat and specialized projects based on need and your unique skills.

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