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Young Adult Evangelization & Discipleship Contact:

Luke Carey
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100 E. Eighth St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202-2193
Phone: (513) 421-3131 ext. 2734
Fax: (513) 421-1582

Cincinnati Volunteer Opportunities

CAIN: Churches Active in Northside

CAIN is an inter-denominational outreach ministry that provides emergency assistance, children’s programs, and community building activities.
Contact: Mimi Chamberlin (513) 591-2246 x3 or cainemail@aol.com
Web: www.cainministry.org
4230 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223


Cincinnati Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice

The committee’s mission is to educate and mobilize the religious community on issues and campaigns to improve wages, benefits, and working conditions for workers, especially low-wage workers. The CICWJ has initiated the development of a worker center that would provide a place for workers to receive advocacy about workplace issues, a legal clinic focused on employment matters, and a safe space for workers to gather to discuss their workplace experience. This Center will require a great deal of volunteer support..
Contact: Sr. Monica McGloin at (513) 621-4336 or mystry1@juno.com
215 E. 14th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202


The Contact Center

The Contact Center is a community based, non-profit in Over-the-Rhine, created by the residents of Over-the-Rhine. The Contact Center works in the community to empower residents and low-income families to use their collective voice to effect compassionate social change.
Contact: Katy Heins at (513) 381-4242 or contact96@fuse.net
1227 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202


Cornerstone Community Loan Fund

This project gives low-income renters the opportunity to build assets similar to home equity through various responsibilities. The program takes place at St. Anthony Village, a 28-unit project developed by the Franciscan Friars of Cincinnati, with additional projects in development. Aims to help revitalize the community in a way that is empowering and life-giving.
Contact: Margery Spinney at (513) 369-0114 or mspinney@cornerstoneloanfund.org
Web: www.cornerstoneloanfund.org
1115 Pendleton St. NW, Suite 2
Cincinnati, OH 45202


Intercommunity Justice & Peace Center (IJPC)

IJPC is a coalition of faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness.  They address local, national and international concerns focusing on economic justice, women’s issues, human rights, racial equality, peace and the environment.  The specific project that CCHD funds (called ‘Families Matter’) organizes and networks death row inmates and their families.
Contact: (513) 579-8547 or info@ijpccincinnati.org
215 E. 14th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202


Interfaith Business Builders (IBB)

IBB’s mission is to develop cooperative businesses with low-income individuals who then acquire employment, responsibilities, and eventually ownership. The specific CCHD funded project for this group is the Cooperative Janitorial services, which serves many local Cincinnati businesses.
Contact: Ray West at (513) 557-3600 or cw83000@aol.com
1707 Westwood Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45214


Little Sisters of the Poor (Archbishop Leibold Home for the Aged)

The Little Sisters of the Poor have numerous volunteer opportunities at their home for the elderly in Clifton. Volunteer opportunities include: kitchen help, assisting with Resident activities, visiting with Residents, and numerous other areas. If you would like to share a special talent (art, music) or contribute your marketing or other professional skills, there are many opportunities.
Contact: Jerri Szlizewski, (513) 281-8001 x131 or admscincinnati@littlesistersofthepoor.org
476 Riddle Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45220


St. Leo the Great Parish

St. Leo the Great Parish is a struggling parish located in the low-income neighborhood of North Fairmount. The parish has a multiple ongoing volunteer needs including a Food Pantry, Children’s Liturgy of the Word Program, Tuesday Night Tutoring for students grades 1-12, and Monday night and Thursday morning English as a Second Language classes for adults.
Contact: Casey Betz (513) 921-1044
Development Director
St. Leo the Great Parish
2573 St. Leo Place
Cincinnati, OH 45225

Working in Neighborhoods

WIN is a non-profit community organizing agency with many different projects. They work in the areas of crime, poverty, and housing issues in Cincinnati, as well as with low-income senior leaders so they can speak out on issues such as housing, transportation, personal safety, and the high cost of prescription drugs.
Contact: Mary Metzmeier (513) 541-4109×128 mmetzmeier@wincincy.org  or
Sr. Barbara Busch (513) 541-4109
1443 Cedar Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45224