Placement Sites


Community Placement Opportunities

Professional experience as a 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. For additional information, follow the links.

Public Health

St Mary’s Health Clinic

As the Clinic Operations Partner, you will 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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Open Arms of Minnesota

With Open Arms, you will serve in many integral daily activities and in aspects of the organization, including shifts preparing and packaging meals in the kitchen, delivering meals to clients, hosting delivery driver volunteers, client services projects and gardening at the farm plot.

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Community Outreach & Advocacy

CSJ Food Access Hub

As an Operations Coordinator, you will focus on food shelf coordination, food recovery facilitation, addressing food insecurity issues, weekly community garden night gatherings and collaborative program development around topics of sustainability, food insecurity and homelessness.

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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. This position works directly with women, connecting them with community resources and supporting them in reaching their goals.

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Project for Pride in Living

Serve with PPL’s Talent Equity and Culture team, supporting providing race equity trainings,  supporting affinity groups, including coordinating and planning  sessions, events, and programming and partnering with DEI Library team to create race and cultural events monthly, while conducting best practices research to support activities and developing training materials.

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Catholic Charities

As the lead of a group of volunteers and staff making up the hospitality team, you will help ensure that clients of the St. Paul Opportunity Center 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. Serve in volunteer coordination and social media coordination.

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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 Program Development

Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality

Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality creates open, accepting spaces that advance the spiritual growth, authenticity, and fullness of life for all people. Serve with them to help organize, promote, and facilitate diverse programs both in person and on the Zoom platform, interacting with presenters and members of the community to develop the programming calendar. Work with resources, courses and help to maintain Wisdom Ways’ body of resources including the library and the labyrinths.

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