We have ways for everyone to offer their gifts!
Volunteer for OBK Returning Citizens
- Teach reading, writing and social skills
- Teach returning citizens to teach others to read
- Teach basic computer skills
- Mentor returning citizens
- Help find affordable housing in St. Clair and Madison Counties
- Search for job opportunities for returning citizens
- Collect items for hygiene kits for returning citizens
Volunteer to Help Address OBK Program Needs
- Expand outreach using social media skills
- Assist initiatives to expand OBK programs
- Assist preparation of news articles for OBK web & Newsletter
- Assist grant writer in submitting applications
- Develop a data base for contact lists
- Explore various fund-raising venues
Volunteer for Prison Ministry in the Diocese of Belleville
Inside the Prison: Sacramental, Catechetical, and Educational Programs
Outside the Prison: Providing Religious materials, family/victims support, and Re-Entry programs
Support Services: Clerical, Fundraising, and Prayer
Inside the Prison: Restorative Justice, Legal Assistance, and Prison Safety and Abuse
Outside the Prison: Death Penalty and Sentencing Reform, Prison Privatization & Immigrant Detention Abolishment
Support Services: Parish and Diocese Awareness, Public Relations, and Data Collection and Research
How We Prepare You:
We provide formation on Christian Discipleship new prospects who desire to enter prison ministry both in and outside the prison.
We provide training on correctional ministry, Restorative Justice & Catholic Social Teaching, and do’s and don’ts of working in a prison and jail ministry.
If interested in volunteering in any capacity,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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OBK Reentry Office:
614 N. 7th Street,
East St. Louis, IL
Office Phone: 618-271-7821
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