Art on the Square

Art on the Square is the top-rated art fair in the country and brings in over a million dollars in sales annually. JSC supports this service by assisting with the May festival's setup and teardown, while also providing artist hospitality, and serving as community liaisons. 

JSC Service Chair, Julie Miller

Belleville Area Humane Society

Belleville Area Humane Society is a new service to JSC this year. JSC will help in a variety of ways throughout the year.  Volunteering can include working at the center to help with animal care as well as special events sponsored by Belleville Area Humane Society.  

JSC Service Chair, Lindsey Mills

Care Packages

JSC serves several different local agencies with this service by shopping and preparing special household needs baskets for families in the community. 

JSC Service Chairs, Meghan Herbeck & Beth Edwards

Heartlinks Family Hospice of Belleville

Family Hospice provides hospice care to families with terminally ill loved ones. JSC volunteers to help provide meals and bereavement baskets to these families, and also volunteers at the Tree of Memories at Christmas time. 

JSC Service Chair, Tiffany Sonnenberg & Suzanne Tribout

Minds Eye

Minds Eye is a radio broadcast for the blind community.  JSC members go to the studio and read various newspaper and magazine articles which are recorded and transmitted to special radios in the participant's homes.  

JSC Service Chair, Jennifer Jacknewitz

Caritas Family Solutions

Caritas Family Solutions provides an array of social services to meet the social and emotional needs of people from all backgrounds throughout Southern Illinois.  It operates the largest adoption and foster care program in southern Illinois.  Caritas provides pregnancy care and clinical counseling services and also operates a residential treatment facility for abused and neglected children.  

JSC Service Chairs, Emily Auffenberg & Jessica Schubert

Violence Prevention Center

­ VPC serves victims of family crisis situations with primary focus on women, children and the elderly. Services include crisis intervention, prevention programs, children's programs, counseling for individuals and families and education. JSC members prepare going home kits for babies up to adult women, work in the shelter shop, work the front desk, wrap gifts for VPC fundraisers, bake cookies for VPC cookie walk, donate valentine surprises and help clean the shelter. 

JSC Service Chair, Agnes Bugaj

Project READ

The goal of Project READ is to assist illiterate adult students who are trying to obtain their GED or to learn English as a second language through Southwestern Illinois College. JSC members donate book bags filled with school supplies, record books on cassettes and tutor students. Please remember to shop for Project READ when you are shopping for back-to-school! 

JSC Service Chair, Liz Rotz


S.A.V.E. (St. Clair Associated Vocational Enterprises) is a job training facility for the mentally handicapped. Junior Service Club provides support by hosting an annual Halloween Party for those clients able to participate. We provide games, activities, food, drinks and prizes. JSC members do all the work and supervise all of the events. 

JSC Service Chair, Monica Schrader & Sara Rice


WERC is a private, non-for-profit organization founded in December 2005 to serve the neighborhoods which collectively are bounded by Routes 157, 161, 15 and 26th Street in Belleville, Illinois.  This area is more commonly referred to as the "West End."  WERC's mission is to serve as a catalyst for home ownership, neighborhood stabilization and community revitalization. JSC volunteers services to support this organization by painting, sanding, caulking or whatever is needed. 

JSC Service Chairs, Jenny Miller

Park Haven Care Center

JSC members prepare cupcakes and play BINGO with the residents and distribute small prizes to the winners. 

JSC Service Chairs, Tanya Tepen

St. Vincent DePaul Mobile Kitchen

JSC members prepare food, ride on the bus and serve the food to the needy. 

JSC Service Chair, Kelly Calloway

Senior Services Plus (Meals on Wheels)

JSC members pick up meals and deliver them to various homes along a set route. 

JSC Service Chair, Anna Peters

Community Interfaith Food Pantry

JSC members working and organizing donations coming into the pantry.

JSC Service Chair, Carrie Friederich

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