What You Can Do

Volunteer – Get Involved

Holy Family Institute has served children, youth, and families for more than 115 years. In addition to donating financial resources, many of our supporters generously commit their time and talent to help serve our community. Volunteers are vital to the success of our mission of empowering children and families to lead responsible lives.

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Volunteer Opportunities:

 

Holy Family Service Corps: Year Of Service Programs

Are you a recent graduate interested in expanding your knowledge, building your vital skills, deepening your faith, and connecting your passion to your profession? Consider becoming a Holy Family Service Corps Teaching Fellow or Nazareth Year participant! Through these one- and two-year, faith-based programs, participants obtain real-world experience while living in a supportive, nurturing community. Our Teaching Fellowship also offers a paid masters degree in Secondary or Special Education. Learn more about both programs here.

 

Emerging Leaders Board

The Emerging Leaders Board is a group of young professionals dedicated to raising awareness of Holy Family Institute programs and services through social media and community outreach; planning and managing fundraising events; and designing and implementing service activities. New members are welcome to join the ELB to bring diverse opinions, fresh ideas, and new funding streams.

 

Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. Courage House Luncheon Committee

During this signature event, a current Pittsburgh Steeler and Holy Family Institute alumnus are honored for overcoming a challenge in their personal lives. The event committee plays a critical role in the planning, sponsorship, and execution of the Courage House Luncheon.

 

Annual Golf Classic Committee

The Annual Golf Classic is Holy Family Institute’s longest running fundraising event. In addition to a round of golf, attendees enjoy lunch, dinner, a silent auction, and awards. The event committee plays a critical role in the planning, sponsorship, and execution of the event.

 

Administrative Volunteer Opportunities

Our departments and satellite offices need volunteers to assist with administrative tasks, such as electronic filing, answering phones, appointment scheduling, simple assessment completion, intake packet compilation, data entry, and distribution of marketing materials.

 

Corporate Group Day of Service

Corporate groups may participate together as a part of a company volunteer initiative or team building activity. Day of Service projects typically last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and include lunch. Service projects include campus groundskeeping, small improvement and construction projects, painting, gardening, and cleaning. These projects keep our costs low, saving precious funds for the children and families we serve.

 

Nazareth Prep Opportunities

Our private high school, Nazareth Prep, seeks volunteers in a variety of disciplines. We are always looking for life coaches, academic coaches, career coaches, and student workshop leaders. To learn more, please visit the Nazareth Prep website.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities, please contact:

Lynn Guerra
Director, Volunteer Program
guerra.lynn@hfi-pgh.org
412.766.9020 ext. 1304