Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Liturgical Ministry
  • Gift Shop Ministry
  • Support Ministry
  • Hospitality Ministry
  • Outreach Ministry
  • Sacred Linen Ministry
  • Arts & Environment Ministry

Liturgical Ministry

Volunteers in this ministry serve at Sunday, weekday Masses, special Feast Days and Holy Days. Opportunities include lectors, cross bearers, altar servers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, ushers, greeters, docents, directors and sacristans. Lectors, cross bearers, altar servers and extraordinary ministers must have or receive their mandate from the Diocese of Orlando. Dress code for Sunday Mass volunteers is as follows: men must wear suits or sport jackets and ties. Women must wear dresses or skirts. Weekday Mass volunteers are asked to dress in business casual.

Gift Shop Ministry

The Basilica’s vibrant gift shop is open 7 days a week. Our volunteers support the staff in all retail areas. Ideally, a volunteer is asked to commit to a four hour weekly shift.

Support Ministry

Volunteers aide in the Basilica’s campaign mailings by folding, sealing, stamping , etc. This opportunity allows great time flexibility in a relaxed and social environment.

Hospitality Ministry

Volunteers assist in many of the social events at the Shrine. Events include Sunday coffee and donuts, bi-annual barbecue and other special events. Responsibilities may include planning, set up and clean up. Time commitment varies by event.

Outreach Ministry

Volunteers in this important ministry ensure that the 400 surrounding area hotels are supplied with the Basilica’s mass schedules and literature. Volunteers must provide their own transportation for this ministry.

Sacred Linen Ministry

Volunteers ensure that there are cleaned pressed linens that are used in the Basilica’s Masses. Volunteers are asked for a two week commitment per year during which time they are responsible for pick up, cleaning and delivery of the sacred linens.

Arts & Environment Ministry

Volunteers in this area assist in the beautification of the Shrine. Areas of opportunity may include floral design, seasonal and special event décor, and horticulture. Time commitments vary by task.

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