Community Service

The Notre Dame High School Community Service Program offers students the opportunity to perform the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, “by which we come to the aid of our neighbor in his spiritual and bodily necessities” (CCC 2447).

Annually, Notre Dame High School students provide 15,000 hours of service in the Chattanooga Community. 

Please sign up for Community Service Opportunities in the GREEN binder in the Community Service Room (Room 14).


Service Opportunities

Chattanooga Sister Cities Association "Flavors of the World"

Location: 4713 Privateer Rd, Hixson, TN 37343 (Privateer Yacht club)

Duties: Setting up tables and decorations, breaking down tables and clean up

Contact:  Jackie Stanfield, 423-582-2884

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Pilgrim Congregational Monthly Food Pantry

Location: 400 Glenwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 

Duties: loading food boxes for pilgrim pantry food bank

Contact: Peggy Mabee, 423-280-7611

Time:  8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. April 29

St. Jude Church Internship/Volunteer - due by April 7

Director of Religious Education, Kyra Niemann Ross is looking for a summer 2017 Intern/Volunteer at St. Jude Church. This is a volunteer position for a rising Notre Dame Junior or Senior, and would be perfect for someone interested in learning more about Religious Education/Parish Life /Catechesis. Hours will be flexible, but expect approximately 5 per week or up to 40 hours for the summer. Duties will be varied and include filing, organizing, typing, research, helping with VBS, etc. Successful intern will receive letter of recommendation and reference for future job or college application. Please send contact information, including year in school, and paragraph about why you feel you would make a great intern. Applications are due by April 7, and intern will be selected by April 24. Please mail to: Kyra Niemann Ross, St Jude Church, 930 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415.


The agencies listed below are also available on an individual basis. Please remember that 1 hour of service to individuals in need (i.e. the elderly, the homeless, the hungry) is worth 2 points. Service that does not DIRECTLY involve individuals in need (i.e. with animals, packaging food, maintaining facilities, or paperwork) is worth 1 point per hour.

Chambliss Center for Children

Address: 315 Gillespie Rd, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 698-2456

NHC (Assisted Living Facility)

Address: 2700 Parkwood Ave, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 624-1533

Signal Centers (for Adults and Children with Disabilities)

Address: 109 N Germantown Rd, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 698-8528

Alexian Village (Assisted Living Facility)

Address: 437 Alexian Way, Signal Mountain

Phone: (423) 886-0100

McKamey Animal Shelter

Address: 4500 N Access Rd, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 305-6500

Pet Placement Center of Red Bank

Address: 5975 Dayton Blvd, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 877-0738

Morning Pointe of Hixson (Assisted Living Facility)

Address: 5501 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson

Phone: (423) 847-1370

The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center

Address: 7620 Shallowford Rd, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 551-4190

Ladies of Charity (Consignment shop for Catholic Charities)

Address: 2821 Rossville Blvd, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 624-3222

Humane Educational Society (Animal Shelter)

Address: 212 N Highland Park Ave, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 624-5302

Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Address: 2009 Curtain Pole Rd, Chattanooga

Phone: (423) 622-1800

Glenwood Recreation Center

Address: 2610 E 3rd St, Chattanooga, TN 37404

Phone:(423) 697-1284