Individuals Can Get Involved at St. Joseph PRC
St. Joseph PRC is a faith-based organization that ministers to men and women who find themselves in unplanned pregnancies. The support of private donors and area churches in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas, enables our staff is able to provide life changing and life saving programs. You can give the gift of your time or finances to give men and women hope!
“People think they're coming here to serve in a ministry, but I am actually the one who is blessed. Because I share my faith with these women, there's a ripple effect--it makes it easier to share my faith in my everyday circumstances.” - Natalie
St. Joseph PRC needs compassionate people who have a passion for men, women and babies in their community. You can volunteer to help empower women to choose life for themselves and their unborn child. Contact us to find out how you can be a part of our ministry. The ways you can help are endless.
Resource Side Volunteer Opportunities
The Mothercare Room Assistant helps to organize in-kind donations as they are received and oversees the shopping experience when women exchange their points earned in the classroom for items in the Mothercare Room.
Parenting Class Teachers teach classes on a weekly basis through a pre-established curriculum while encouraging women to attend regularly and complete homework to earn points to exchange in the Mothercare Room. These classes assist women in being successful in their personal lives with choices in parenting. Teachers work in pairs in the classroom.
Bible Study Leaders come alongside interested women and walk them through a simple Bible Study program for a period of 6 to 8 weeks, helping them establish and/or strengthen their relationship with Christ.
Our Development Assistants help with the Baby Bottle Drives: picking up bottles from churches, sorting, counting and cleaning bottles to gear up for the next drive. Assistants must work in pairs when helping to empty money from the bottles.
The Church Relationship Development Committee educates churches in our area about the important work that our organization does, encouraging them to support us within their mission budgets.
The Monthly Small Event Fundraising Committee helps to organize and promote monthly fundraisers. These fundraisers include restaurant nights where a portion of the money raised is donated back to St. Joseph PRC.
The Quarterly Special Events Committee assists in organizing the large-scale fundraisers and events held in the community.
Medical-Side Volunteer Opportunities
As with any medical facility, assistance is needed to help patients with paperwork, make follow-up phone calls and provide medical services.
The first impression that the women see, the Front Desk Receptionist, greets women upon arrival and manages the check-in process. This position also requires answering phones and completing filing as needed. Then to follow up with women, the Follow-Up Phone Call Assistant makes phone calls to check in on the women after their appointments.
Advocates help lead patients through the appointment process, alongside the RNs, informing the patient about the options that are available to her while engaging with her in a spiritual conversation.
Registered Nurses complete a medical intake/assessment for each patient and perform medical duties which include pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds and STD testing. Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers work with RNs to perform limited ultrasounds.
Our Helpline Assistants answer the Helpline cell phone. The Helpline phone rotates between staff and volunteers so that women can reach us at all hours and times to schedule an appointment. The Helpline is for scheduling purposes only and no other information is expected or allowed to be shared.
Your financial investment at any level makes a significant impact at the St. Joseph PRC. Your donation provides free pregnancy testing, medical supplies, encouragement and support to a woman in need. You can donate as a one-time gift or provide monthly support to save lives in St. Joseph area.
St. Joseph PRC celebrates with new mothers that choose life! You can donate baby items for mothers to purchase from the baby store with our Earn While You Learn classes. Your donations provide a new mother with the vital items they need to care for their new baby. Contact us to get a list of items to purchase or provide the clinic with gift cards so they can go shopping!
PLEASE NOTE: Due to current safety regulations, donated cribs, high chairs and car seats must be brand new.
Perform a Service
You may choose to be a “Behind the Scenes Hero”, helping the St. Joseph PRC by performing a service. The Clinic needs people to do administrative office tasks for special events, general maintenance, snow removal, or other miscellaneous projects. You can provide a few hours per week or just on an “as needed” basis for special projects. Your help is priceless!
Give Back While Shopping!
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