Current Volunteer Needs

Dentists

Description: Dentists licensed in South Carolina to provide free dental care.  Duties range from performing routine check-ups to surgical operations. Dentists also provide chair side health information.

Time: Weekdays except for Friday.

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

Direct Service Volunteers

Description:  We are recruiting for weekly and substitute volunteers who can serve as a food pantry assistant or clothing room assistant.

Time: Varies Monday-Friday

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455 and 79 America St., Charleston, SC 29403

Front Desk Receptionist

Description:  Volunteers will answer the phone and answer general questions about the organization.  Volunteers may be asked to complete other clerical tasks and assist the social services coordinator.  Weekly and substitute positions are available.

Times:  Varies Monday-Friday

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455 and 79 America St., Charleston, SC 29403

Budgeting Instructor

Description:  This substitute volunteer position will lead a budgeting class on Friday mornings (as needed) using a specific curriculum.   

Times:  Friday mornings

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455 and 79 America St., Charleston, SC 29403

Bilingual (Spanish-English) Receptionist

Description: Bilingual front desk volunteers are responsible for being the voice and welcoming face of Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach. Activities will include answering phones, assisting patients with check-in procedures, and answer general questions about the organization in a fast-paced environment. Volunteers may be asked to complete other clerical tasks. 

Times: Varies Monday-Thursday 

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

Fall Volunteer Opportunities (September 8th - December 8th)

Yes, I Can! After School Tutor

Description:  Volunteer tutors help with homework or provide specialized assistance with math or reading. All tutors will be role models providing social and emotional support to the students.  Most volunteers commit to at least one day per week.  Substitute positions are available.

Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 3pm to 5pm

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

Childcare Assistants

Description:   Volunteer responsibilities will include ensuring the safety of young children while providing positive and educational experiences. The minimum age of the children is 18 months old.

Times:  Monday or Wednesday from 9am to 12pm  OR Tuesday or Thursday from 6pm to 8pm

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

English as a Second Language Instructors

Description:   

Volunteer tutors teach English to non-native speakers based on a given curriculum. Volunteers may teach one or two days a week. If you can't commit to a weekly schedule, we are also looking for substitute tutors as well.  Teaching experience is preferred, but not required.

Semester-long commitment is required (Early September to Early December).  You do not need to be bilingual.

Times:  Monday or Wednesday from 9am to 12pm OR Tuesday or Thursday from 6pm to 8pm

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