Make a Difference – Volunteer!

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Sr. Mary Ellen Green and childOpening Doors is always seeking volunteers to help in a variety of capacities.
Please email for more information.
Opportunities include:

  • Events (Attitude of Gratitude, Opening Doors Dash, and Trivia Nights)
  • Fundraising activities
  • Administrative and clerical support
  • Advocate Assistant and Overnight Volunteers for Maria House
  • Committee members
  • Special projects

*Opening Doors is seeking women, 18+, to assist with Overnight Sleep Shifts at Maria House. Click here for more information.*

How to Volunteer

If you have the time and talent to share, we would love to have you join our team!

All volunteers, except for special events, will need to fill out a Volunteer Application.  Click here to complete an application online. You can also download our  Volunteer Application.   Complete this form and email it  to


Questions? Please contact the Heather LuGrain, Teresa Shelter Program Director at 563-690-0086 or email

We are so grateful for the time and talents shared by our volunteers! Maria House and Teresa Shelter could not operate without their support.