Volunteer Opportunities

Missions Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

Sponsored by Catalina United Methodist Church


To help with these missions, please contact the designated contact person or the church office at 327-4296.

To add or update a CUMC-sponsored mission, please contact David Shropshire at 548-1795.


Organization/Group Info Volunteer Needs CUMC Contact
Angel Tree Project Provides gifts to children of imprisoned parents Collect gift request; prepare angel ornaments with names/gifts and tracking cards; collect/wrap/deliver gifts. Nov/Dec. Ina Smalzer ismalzer@cox.net  Call church office at 327-4296
Aviva Children’s Services Supports children affected by domestic violence and poverty Collect child’s info for Life Book; collect personal items bags; sew; donate clothing/toys. Ongoing. Shelley Hawthorne Smith shellhawthorne@yahoo.com
Blenman Elementary School Educates and supports learning needs and other needs of children Provide   school supplies,snack pack food for students to take home weekends, tutor, help the librarian, or serve as a lunchroom host.   Ongoing. Sue   Carter Troysgrammy@aol.com or leave   message at church office
Casa Maria Feeds and supports homeless Prepare   meal and pack lunches on Saturday mornings about 6 times per year Richard   Jones 520.327.4296 ext 110 richard@catumc.org
Community Food Bank of S. AZ Provides food to low income and homeless. Sort   food as part of US Postal Service food collection event each year. Richard   Jones 520.327.4296 ext 110 richard@catumc.org
Iskashitaa   Refugee Harvesting Redistributes locally harvested food to Tucson international refugees   and service organizations Harvest   fruits and vegetables from local yards and farms at least once per year. Richard   Jones 520.327.4296 ext 110 richard@catumc.org
Mission Vista Refugees Provides tutoring and support for international refugees Tutor   adults and youth; assist with development and upkeep of library. Ongoing. Sue   Carter Troysgrammy@aol.com or leave   message at church office
Primavera Men’s Shelter Provides food, shelter, and job search support for homeless Prepare and serve dinner  4th   Saturday of each month; prepare/deliver dessert for transport to meal. Neil West  nrwest@comcast.net
Project   Hospitality Provides overnight shelter and food for homeless in partnership with Interfaith Coalition. Prepare/ serve dinner and breakfast and provide room/cots for 6 homeless men multiple Fri/Sat eve’s in winter freeze season. Laura Fuller  Fuller25@gmail.com272-2116
Stop Hunger Now Provides food and other live-saving aid to schools and in response   to  disasters around the world. Package thousands of meal packs at local large group event at least once per year. Richard   Jones 520.327.4296 ext 110 richard@catumc.org
TIHAN   – Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network Provides   support for those affected by HIV/AIDS Prepare meal for TIHAN clients and their family/friends; collect hygiene items. Once per year. Kristin Broksas – 520.327.4296 ext 107 kristin@catumc.org
Tucson Wesley Foundation Ministers to college students Prepare/serve meal three times per year. Rebecca Theobald – 325-3342