Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at Catholic Charities and make a difference in your community. Take pride and satisfaction knowing that your efforts support those who are struggling.

Administrative Office (Manchester, NH)
  • Data entry
  • Database clean-up
  • Grants management
  • Assist with mailings
  • Donor stewardship
Nursing Facilities (multiple locations)
  • Room-to-room visits with residents
  • Help decorate for holidays
  • Assist residents with different activities
  • Assist with Bingo
  • Share a special skill with residents, such as art and music
  • Host a special event, such as a senior prom
  • Host a fundraiser
  • Teach Religious Education
  • Unique events, such as manicures, hairdressing, trivia and other games
  • Special events
OUR PLACE (Nashua and Manchester, NH)
  • Host a fundraiser
  • Host a collection drive
  • Assist with a local holiday party
  • Building maintenance
  • Special events
St. Charles Children’s Home (Rochester, NH)
  • Special events
CCNH Events
  • Hand-in-Hand (Littleton & Laconia)
  • Mardi Gras Gala

Please contact us at 603-669-3030 for volunteer inquires.

CCNH Volunteer Form

How do I volunteer at CCNH?

To begin volunteering at CCNH, contact our Development Associate at 603-669-3030. He’ll collect all the necessary information and get you connected with our opportunities.

Is there a minimum age to volunteer?

Minimum age varies by program. Typically, the minimum age is 16, but younger individuals can volunteer if accompanied by a parent/guardian or chaperone.

When can I volunteer?

Most volunteer activity takes place during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM), but special, after-hour events do occur. CCNH also has weekend opportunities at our nursing facilities.

Do I need to schedule in advance?

Volunteering must be scheduled in advance to ensure all paperwork is completed and the activities are set up.

What should I wear?

Dress code varies upon location.

Do you accept court-mandated community service?

Catholic Charities New Hampshire accepts court-mandated community service on a case-by-case basis.

Court-mandated Community Service Policies and Procedures

Catholic Charities New Hampshire offers volunteer opportunities for individuals with court-mandated service hours on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to deny any court-ordered individual the opportunity to volunteer with the Catholic Charities based on nature, type and/or specifics of their offense. However, it is also the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age or disability.

CCNH Court Ordered Volunteer Form

Volunteers must provide written documentation from the court, probation officer and/or their attorney stating number of hours required and by what date, as well as the specifics of the offense.

CCNH will not accept a volunteer for community service with certain serious offenses including, but not limited to:

  1. Violent Offenses
    • Armed Robbery
    • Assault and/or Battery
    • Aggravated Assault
    • Arson
    • Kidnapping
    • Robbery
    • Statutory/Sexual Offense
  2. Burglary or theft
  3. Drug Sales

Additionally, if after a reasonable amount of time served it is determined that the volunteer is not fulfilling his/her obligation, CCNH reserves the right to release them from their commitment. Their probation officer will be advised immediately upon separation.

Court-mandated Community Service Approval Process
  1. Complete and return a Community Service Application to Catholic Charities Development Coordinator and attend a brief interview.
  2. Approved applicants must submit the following documentation via fax, mail, email or in person before your first volunteer day: Paperwork from probation officer, court, or attorney stating individuals name, specific offense(s) committed, number of hours. required, time frame in order to fulfill court ordered hours, and the name and contact information of the probation office or attorney.
  3. Once hours are complete, the timesheet provided by the court must be turned into the Development Coordinator who will then provide validation letter within 2 weeks. It will be written on official letterhead stating how many hours were completed and in what capacity.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Develop new skills
  • Build up your professional resume
  • Give to your neighbors in need
  • Strengthen your local community
  • Explore new career paths
  • Self-growth
  • Establish new connections

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