Hands-ON + Hearts-IN

Goal of Program

The purpose of the program is to assist women who are discerning a possible call to consecrated life (Sisterhood) through hands-on service to the needy and guidance from discernment experts who are Sisters. Current scheduled weeks include: September 22-27, 2019 October 20-25, 2019

Type of Placement

Short-term: Tutoring in schools, home health care, food pantry, thrift store, soup kitchen, home repairs, construction (roofing, flooring, painting, etc.), cleaning for elderly.

Service Area

Short-term: Five northern counties of Mississippi (Tunica, Desoto, Marshall, Tate, Benton)

Service Length

Short-term: One week programs: dates are on this website as they are finalized.

Program Size

Short-term: 4-6 volunteers each week


Short-term: Catholic women aged 18-50 years old

Financial Arrangements

Short-term: Food & accommodations provided; travel to program is responsibility of volunteer.

Living Arrangements

Short-term: Volunteer House in Holly Springs, MS


Short-term: Initial orientation plus work site orientations each day; volunteers matched with skill level and capability.

Application Deadline

One month prior to start of each scheduled program.

Start Date


Sharon Glumb


800 N. Fernandez-B
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847-577-5972 x 233


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