Welcome to the Service Opportunity page, a place where current SMS families, junior high students, and alumni can learn about service events that they can participate in.
Before School Activities for Power Hours
Student Council, Liturgy Band and Choir, and Yearbook are all ways to earn Power Hours for serving the school community. Sweeping and cleaning hours are available after hours for Power Hours as well.
Power Hour Tracker
Power Hour 2015 Letter
Local Organizations that May Need Your Assistance:
Advocates for Developmental Disabilities 507-451-9769
American Red Cross (507) 451-2777
Beds for Kids Jim Packard- 507-413-3301: Sara Packard 507-413-3302
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Owatonna 507-213-8804
Big Brothers Big Sisters 507-451-5922
Birthright (507) 455-1622
Brooks (507) 446-5855
Catholic Charities 507-454-2270
Cedarview Care Center 507-444-4200
Centro Campesino 507-446-9599
Countryside (507) 446-5855
Crisis Resource Center 507-451-1202
Exchange Club Center for Family Unity 507-455-1190
Hospitality House – Deacon Pat Fagan 451-4845;
Lily Sparrow House 507-451-9093
Operation Minnesota Nice (507) 455-3303 (Lisa Hannover)
Owatonna Care Center (507) 451-6800
Owatonna Healthy Seniors Program 507-455-7648
Owatonna Park and Rec (507) 444-4321
Park Place (507) 451-0808
Sacred Heart Church 451-1588
Sacred Heart Social Justice (Tanzanian Orphans) (507) 451-0748 Denny Werner
St. Joseph’s Church 451-4845
Salvation Army- (507) 455-2023
Seniorplace (507) 444-4280
Steele County Clothesline 507-451-2550
Steele County Food Shelf (507) 455-2991
Steele County Historical Society (507) 451-1420
Steele County Humane Society
Steele County Transitional Housing (507) 446-9315
Websites with ideas for how you can help others:
Great site to help students develop service ideas.
Youth Action Net
Programs focus on positive health, technology training, and leadership.
Learn and Serve
US government website to help provide ideas for service projects.
Free the Children
Features ideas on how to education and empower youth from around the world.
Global Youth Action Network
Largest youth-led organization on the planet.
Taking IT Global
Youth using technology to promote positive change.
Helps teams of people start new youth-led organizations.
National Youth Leadership Council
Brings together the service learning field at the National Service-Learning Conference with demonstrations and resources for service projects.
Youth Service America
Offers support for youth-led service projects.
World Assembly of Youth
Global network connects national youth organizations.
Peace Child International
Empowers young people to work for peace, human rights, and environmental initiatives.
Catholic Relief Services
International Catholic Relief organization has numerous projects to support.
Catholic organization that provides for the needs of Americans.
Get UR Good On
Online network of youth supporting each other in their mission to do “good” in their communities.