JH Service Hours Calendar

Questions? Email Mrs. Walton

Service Hour Reporting Form

On-going opportunity - Students may volunteer with a parent at Coachella Valley Rescue Mission to serve meals. You must sign up as a volunteer online and call ahead to schedule a time. 

Student Services Coordinator

Mrs. Walton

jwalton@sacredheartpalmdesert.com

Phone: 760.346.3513, ext 255

EVENTS

HONOR ROLL NOTE: Students must earn all 9 hours of service in a trimester to earn any honor roll awards.

DIRECT LINKS

Tuesday, September 20 and Thursday, September 22

Tuesday, September 27 and Thursday, September 29

Sacred Heart Church Catechism Classes

The Sacred Heart Church Catechism classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings are in need of help with the CCD students. SHS JH volunteers will be assisting catechists and students.

Students must wear SHS volunteer shirt, tennis shoes, and PE shorts/jeans/bermuda shorts. NO CELL PHONE USE WHILE VOLUNTEERING!

Questions - Mr. Arreola in the Church office - jarreola@sacredheartpalmdesert.com 

Posted 8/30

Tuesday, September 20 (during 7th and 8th overnights)

Old Town Artisan Studio

Old Town Artisan Studios needs student help preparing art kits for Bianca Rae's Rae of Hope Retreat. They studio must prepare 400 Art2Go Kits for attendees as part of their Outreach Program.  We need your help assembling these kits!  There will be two primary activities: filling paint pods and bagging supplies. 

Please wear clothing that CAN get paint on it, as students will be working with acrylics. Volunteer shirt is not required. No short shorts, please. No tank tops/short shirts. No cell phone use is permitted!

Please see Ivanna upon arrival. (when entering our campus from the parking lot, pass waterfall/pond and the gallery is on your right hands side through the double doors. It has windows wrapped around the building)

Posted at 4:24pm 9/16

Thursday, September 22

Galilee Center Food Distribution

Place - 66101 Hammond Road, Mecca 92254

Help make a difference in the lives of low income families in the Eastern Coachella Valley by offering families a hand-up through Galilee Center's Thursday food distribution. 2 student-parent teams are needed (parent volunteer hours are given) are needed. 1.5 hours will be given and can be done twice per trimester. 

Students must wear SHS volunteer shirt, tennis shoes, and PE shorts/jeans/bermuda shorts. No short shorts. No cell phone use during volunteering time you must take a photo at the Galilee Center to include on your service hour reporting form. Please take you service hour form to be signed by a Galilee Center representative.

Please arrive at 3:30pm to be assigned a task and given instructions. Distribution begins at 3:45pm. STUDENTS MAY NOT LEAVE SCHOOL BEFORE DISMISSAL.  MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 25 POUNDS. 

Questions can be answered by Lupe Torres at 760-396-9100 or ltorres@galileecenter.org

Posted 9/6 at 3:30pm

NEW EVENT - Posted 9/22 at 10am

Sunday, September 25

Zero Prostate Cancer Walk

Take the family for a beautiful walk in the park in support of Zero Prostate Cancer! There is also a Kids Dash for the younger ones to participate….it’s a real family day and a great way to kick-off a Sunday morning. Sunday, September 25th \from 7am to 9am at the Palm Desert Civic Center Park (43900 San Pablo Avenue, Palm Desert) To register call Heather Van Meeteren 760 834-3798. MUST BE REGISTER TO EARN ONE HOUR! Eisenhower Blue baseball caps for all participants at the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Table in the Survivors tent, stop by and pick up your hat before the race.

NEW EVENT - Posted 9/20 at 1:21pm

Saturday, September 24

Oasis Elementary - 88175 74th Ave, Thermal, CA 92274

8:30-10:30am 

Oasis Elementary School (majority of the families live at Oasis Mobile Home Park) needs our help! There is a storage room that needs to be cleared out and organized so the school can turn it into a donation room for parents to come and pick up donations of clothing, shoes, toiletries, etc. Students and parents will be lifting boxes, cleaning, and moving desks.

MUST VOLUNTEER AS A TEAM - PARENT and STUDENT(S)


Questions can be directed to Lyssa Vermillion at 760-851-8577 or lyssavermillion@yahoo.com

NEW EVENT - Posted 9/22 at 10am

Saturday, September 24

Friday, September 30 (NO SCHOOL)

Every Saturday in October

Friday, October 7 (Half-day)

American Cancer Society Thrift Store

Volunteers will work with crew at ACS Boutique Discovery Store to sort clothing, steam clothing, place clothing on sales floor, decorate store and help display newly-priced decor items. 1 parent and student team and one student. Parent must stay until all students are picked up. You will need to fill out attached (under "Document") ACS volunteer form before you arrive. Please wear appropriate attire (comfortable shoes are acceptable) and a mask. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to work. When you arrive please ask for Richard or Mark, the store managers. Also, please follow all the state guidelines for proper social distancing, ex: wear your mask at all times. Please wear your SHS volunteer shirt or SHS PE shirt or uniform shirt. NO cell phone use. No short shorts.

Thursday, September 29

Galilee Center Food Distribution

Place - 66101 Hammond Road, Mecca 92254

Help make a difference in the lives of low income families in the Eastern Coachella Valley by offering families a hand-up through Galilee Center's Thursday food distribution. 2 student-parent teams are needed (parent volunteer hours are given) are needed. 1.5 hours will be given and can be done twice per trimester. 

Students must wear SHS volunteer shirt, tennis shoes, and PE shorts/jeans/bermuda shorts. No short shorts. No cell phone use during volunteering time you must take a photo at the Galilee Center to include on your service hour reporting form. Please take you service hour form to be signed by a Galilee Center representative.

Please arrive at 3:30pm to be assigned a task and given instructions. Distribution begins at 3:45pm. STUDENTS MAY NOT LEAVE SCHOOL BEFORE DISMISSAL.  MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 25 POUNDS. 

Questions can be answered by Lupe Torres at 760-396-9100 or ltorres@galileecenter.org

Posted 9/6 at 3:30pm

Tuesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 6

Tuesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 13

Sacred Heart Church Catechism Classes

The Sacred Heart Church Catechism classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings are in need of help with the CCD students. SHS JH volunteers will be assisting catechists and students.

Students must wear SHS volunteer shirt, tennis shoes, and PE shorts/jeans/bermuda shorts. NO CELL PHONE USE WHILE VOLUNTEERING!

Questions - Mr. Arreola in the Church office - jarreola@sacredheartpalmdesert.com 

NEW EVENT - Posted 9/20 at 1:24pm

Saturday, October 8

Paint El Paseo Pink - Event Participation - MUST BE REGISTERED TO EARN HOURS!

STORE HOURS / T-SHIRT PICK UP:
Gardens on El Paseo - 73585 El Paseo, Suite #1126 - left of Saks, near old Walking Company Store  

NO REGISTRATION ON SATURDAY! 

Walk in the event and earn one service hour! Please feel free to make banners or signs of support of these brave warriors! 

Register for Team Shay’s Warriors at https://desertcancerfoundation.org/shays-warriors-sign-up/

Posted 9/1 at 1:20pm

Saturday, October 8

Knights of Columbus Recycling Program

On-Going – every 2nd Saturday of each month

Sacred Heart Church's Knights of Columbus need your help with the recycling program. Student volunteers are need on Recycling Day events the 2nd Saturday of each month (2 hours). 

Students must wear SHS volunteer shirt and appropriate free-dress bottoms. 

All hours are completed at Sacred Heart under the solar panels on the basketball court/drive thru parking lot on the east side of the campus. 

No shows will be penalized the number of hours missed. Meaning, if you do not show to a 2-hour window, 2 hours will be added to the required 9, making your requirement now 11. 

Please see the attached flyer for more information on the program. Questions - email Mrs. Walton at jwalton@sacredheartpalmdesert.com or call Mr. Rayo at 760-772-2024. 

Posted 9/13 at 10am

Tuesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 20

Tuesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 27

Sacred Heart Church Catechism Classes

The Sacred Heart Church Catechism classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings are in need of help with the CCD students. SHS JH volunteers will be assisting catechists and students.

Students must wear SHS volunteer shirt, tennis shoes, and PE shorts/jeans/bermuda shorts. NO CELL PHONE USE WHILE VOLUNTEERING!

Questions - Mr. Arreola in the Church office - jarreola@sacredheartpalmdesert.com 

NEW EVENT - Posted 9/20 at 1:24pm

Saturday, October 29

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Civic Center Park - 73501 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260

Opening Ceremonies at 9am. Must attend opening ceremonies and walk. Photo must be attached to the service hour form.

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®- is the world's largest event to raise awareness

and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities

nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for

millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease, the nation's sixth-leading cause of death.

The Walk - 1 Service Hour

MUST BE REGISTRED AT http://act.alz.org/goto/SHS2022 TO RECEIVE HOURS.

Posted 9/1 at 1:20pm