The Community Service division of Campus Ministry has many opportunities for Current Parents, Grandparents, Alumni, Parents of Alumni, and Friends of Marist School to become involved in service and discipleship.
The Center for Hispanic Young Adult Education and Faith Formation, founded by the Society of Mary in 2012, offers young, Hispanic adults the opportunity to obtain their GEDs. Volunteer instructors and other classroom volunteers are welcomed during Tuesday evening sessions September through May.
Two supervisors (no construction experience required) are needed to supervise the eight Marist students who volunteer for the 7 Saturdays in the fall for the Habitat for Humanity Build. Contact Mrs. Karen Shanahan.
On six Friday evenings during the winter months, Marist students and parent chaperones provide and serve dinner to a group of approximately 70 homeless men at the Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta. Watch this short video to see how easy it is be to make a difference.
Are you able to donate food for meals? Contact Flo Starling.
Many dads coordinate their time with when their child has signed up to serve meals or stay over (note that your child must sign up independent from your sign up). Please feel free to sign up for one or more nights, and consider signing up as an alternate.
On the first Sunday of each month (October-May), a group of Marist mother's serve a homemade dinner to the residents of My Sister's House, a shelter for women and children at the Atlanta Mission on Howell Mill Road.
Marist School collects food items for meals for families who are struggling to make ends meet. Donations of food are needed as well as volunteers to deliver the meals to the families in need. Contact Mrs. Karen Shanahan
Trinity House is a residential transitional program designed to serve homeless men with issues regarding drug dependency. Each month, a group of Marist students bring a dinner to share at the home with the men.
A parent volunteer coordinates the meal and contacts parents who are willing to make a meat casserole, a vegetable, salad or dessert for approximately 35 people. The donated food is delivered to Campus Ministry at afternoon carpool, for the students to bring to the shelter.
Opportunities for service include cooking, baking, or driving and chaperoning the students.