Current Volunteer Needs

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach.  Due to the coronavirus, OLMCOS has suspended the majority of volunteer activities and recruitment until further notice.  Once we resume normal operations, here are some ongoing volunteer opportunities to consider.

Prenatal Spanish-English Translator

Description:Volunteers will help translate from Spanish to English for prenatal mothers in the OBGYN wing of our Wellness Center.

Times:  Mondays from 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455

Van Drivers

Description: This volunteer will be responsible for driving our cargo van to pick-up food orders once a week from Lowcountry Food Bank in North Charleston.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs at a time when loading and unloading the van.

Times:  Flexible

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455


Weekly Housekeeper

Description: This volunteer will assist with cleaning duties once a week.

Times:  Weekdays

Location: 77 & 79 America St., Charleston, SC 29403

Dental Professionals

Description: Dentist, dental hygienist and dental assistance provide free dental care and education to clients.

Time: Weekdays except for Friday.

Location: Wellness Center at 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455

Substitute Volunteers

Description:Can't commit to a regular volunteer schedule? We are in need of volunteers who can serve as substitutes for our food/clothing rooms and front desk receptionist.


Location: Johns Island site at 1684 Brownswood Rd. & Neighborhood House at 79 America St.

After School Tutor

Description:  Yes! I Can volunteers will help second through fifth graders complete homework and work on study skills while serving as a role model to the youth.  Duties vary, as tutors can either help with homework, or provide specialized assistance as either reading or math buddies. All tutors will be role models providing social and emotional support to the children.

Time: Monday-Thursday from 3:30pm to 5:00pm starting in Fall 2020

Location: Johns Island site at 1684 Brownswood Rd.

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