Confirmation Community Service - Pre-Approved Organizations

Below is a list of organizations where candidates may do their community service hours.  This is NOT a complete list.  There are many other organizations and charities where candidates can do their community service.  If the organization you wish to serve in is not listed below, please contact the Religious Education Office to ensure that your service at the organization will be accepted for the requirement.

Please remember that any service you do at these organizations must meet the criteria of "direct" service.  See the "Community Service Packet" for complete information regarding what will count as "direct" service.


FOR ALL CANDIDATES

All Care (ALF)
786-247-2580  (Elvira)
646 NW 129th Place
Miami, FL 33182
21 NW 133 Place
Miami, FL 33182
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 5pm

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/involved/volunteer/index
305-594-4363
3901 NW 79 Avenue
Doral, FL 33166
305-547-2210
1121 NW 14 Street
Miami, FL 33136

American Red Cross
305-644-1200
http://www.redcross.org/local/florida/south-florida

Amigos for Kids
305-279-1155
http://www.amigosforkids.org/

Amor en Accion, Inc.
305-762-1226
http://www.amorenaccion.com

Archdiocese of Miami
305-757-6241
9401 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami Shores, FL 33138
www.miamiarch.org

Asociacion Emergencia Ayacucho - AEA Miami
305-281-6046

Blue Lakes Elementary
Autism Intensive Communication Academy
9250 SW 52nd Terrace
Miami, FL 33165
(305) 271-7411
http://bluelakeselementary.dadeschools.net/autism.html

Boys and Girls Club of Miami-Dade
http://www.bgcmia.org/

Kendall Club
9475 North Kendall Dr.
Miami, FL 33176
305-279-3013
10915 NW 14 Avenue
Miami, FL 33167
305-758-5753
Gwen Cherry Club
7090 NW 22 Avenue
Miami, FL 33147
305-694-4889, Ext.227
2805 SW 32 Avenue
Miami, FL 33133
305-446-2654
South Beach Club
1200 Michigan Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-673-7760
 

Boy and Girl Scouts of America
http://www.scouting.org/

http://www.girlscouts.org/


Bridge to Hope
305-258-7803
www.bridgetohope.net/

Casa San Jose / San Juan Bosco
305-774-9590
281 SW 48th Court
Miami, Fl 33134
sifloma@yahoo.com

Centro Mater
305-545-0760
305-545-6049
418 SW 4th Avenue
Miami, FL 33130
http://www.centromater.com/

Chapman Partnership: Empowering the Homeless

https://www.chapmanpartnership.org/volunteer/
305-329-3050

Coral Park Elementary School
305-221-5632
1225 SW 97th Avenue
Miami, FL 33174

Down Syndrome Association of Miami
305-218-8233

Gesu Catholic Church
Middle School candidates must be accompanied by a chaperone
305-379-1424
118 NE 2nd Street
Miami, FL 33132

Good Hope Equestrian Training Center
305-258-2838
http://www.ghetc.org  - (click on "Volunteers")



FOR ALL CANDIDATES

Hijas de la Caridad, S.V.P.
(St. Vincent de Paul – Sisters of Charity)
305-266-6485
500 NW 63 Avenue
Miami, FL 33126

Homework Help Initiative
305-300-7790
117 Grand Avenue
Miami, FL 33133
shadygrove117@gmail.com  (Email for more info.)

Joshua's Heart Foundation
305-788-8295
joshuasheart@gmail.com
https://joshuasheart.org/volunteer/

La Ventana de Los Cielos
305-332-7259
26900 SW 182nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33031
http://laventanadeloscielos.wixsite.com/la-ventana-english/voluntarios

Liga Contra el Cancer
305-856-4914

Lotus House
305-438-0556

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired
305-856-2288
601 SW 8th Avenue
Miami, FL 33130

Miami Rescue Mission
305-573-6340
305-571-2273
2159 NW 1 Street
Miami, FL 33127-4814
http://www.miamirescuemission.com/volunteer.php

Miracle League of Miami Dade
786-224-4800

Missionaries of Charity
305-545-5699
724 NW 17 Street
Miami, FL 33136

Redlands Christian Migrant Association
305-242-2584
http://www.rcma.org/volunteers.html

Respect Life Ministry
954-981-2922
3600 SW 32 Blvd.
West Park, FL 33023
info@respectlifemiami.org

Ronald McDonald House
1145 NW 14th Terrace
Miami, Florida 33136
305-324-5683
rmhmiami@rmhcsouthflorida.org
https://rmhcsouthflorida.org/

St. Vincent de Paul
You may participate through your parish.
St. Kevin Conference
Rosie Lamas, President
305-223-0633
305-762-1124

Shake a Leg Miami
Must be 13 years of age or older
2620 South Bayshore Drive
Coconut Grove, Fl 33133
305-858-5550
www.shakealegmiami.org

Special Olympics - Miami-Dade County
https://specialolympicsflorida.org/miami-dade/volunteer/

St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center
http://www.stalbanschildcare.org/
305-443-1234 (Coconut Grove location)
305-667-2664 (South Miami location)

St. Jude Children’s Hospital


FOR HIGH SCHOOL CANDIDATES ONLY

Baptist Health South Florida
https://baptisthealth.net/en/about-baptist-health/pages/become-a-volunteer.aspx

Barnyard Community Center

Must be 14 years of age or older
305-446-6216
3870 Washington Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
cgcares@bellsouth.net
http://coconutgrovecares.org/volunteers/

Best Buddies Miami
305-374-2233 - Phone
800-89-BUDDY - Toll-Free
100 Southeast Second Street, Suite 2200
Miami, FL 33131

Breakthrough Miami
tutoring under-resourced middle-school students

Camillus House
Candidates must be accompanied by an adult.
305-374-1065, ext. 438
726 NW 1 Street
Miami, FL 33128
www.camilus.org - click on "How to Help"

Children's Home Society
305-755-6520
Raquel.menor@chsfl.org
https://www.chsfl.org/volunteer/

Habitat for Humanity
Candidates must be 16 or older and accompanied by a chaperone
305-634-3628
3800 NW 22 Avenue
Miami, FL 33142
www.miamihabitat.org

His House
Must be 16 years of age or older
305.430.0085
20000 NW 47 Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33055

The Learning Experience School
305.275.5900
http://www.mleschool.org/

Leadership Learning Center at St. John Bosco
High School Students
305-649-4730
1366 NW 1 Street
Miami, FL 33125

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Must be 14 years of age or older.  Check their website to see if their volunteer program is open at this time
305-666-6511
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33133
www.mch.com

Sylvester Cancer Center
Univ. of Miami – Miller School of Medicine

Must be at least 15 years old
305-243-3663

Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center
305-596-4204
6105 SW 125th Ave.
Miami, FL 33183
https://www.whisperingmanes.org/get-involved/volunteer-information/

Wow Center Miami
Volunteers must be 15 years of age or older
305-279-7999
11450 SW 79 Street
Miami, FL 33173