WHO WE ARE

The Catholic Community Services (CCS) Young Professionals group creates opportunities for young people, aged 20-49 years old, to socialize and collaborate with peers who support the CCS core values of love, justice, truth, and freedom. The CCS Young Pros are a group of emerging leaders who are committed to leadership development and community engagement.

 

   ABOUT US

The goal for CCS Young Pros is to provide each member a space to build relationships, serve others, and engage with the community and its leaders.  

Benefits of Joining         

    • Create lifelong connections.  
    • Give back to your community through events and programs, including service events and non-profit activities.  
    • Connect with a diverse network of peers and local business and community leaders through events held throughout the year.     
    • Get to know Catholic Community Services and its many programs.  
    • Free to join!

    RECENT EVENTS

     Young Professionals Clean Up Mission Benedicts Garden

    Our Catholic Community Services (CCS) Young Professionals group hosted a volunteer opportunity for all ages at Mission Benedict’s Community Garden in Mt. Angel. Thanks to their help, Mission Benedict now has loads of fresh vegetables for those in need who access its food bank, and the garden is ready for replanting this spring!

    Newsletters 

    Summer 2022 Newsletter

    Volunteer, Join our team, and more!

    Fall 2021 Newsletter

    Gilbert House, Grateful Hearts Program and more! 

    Summer 2021 Newsletter

    Volunteer, CCS Luncheon and more!

    CONTACT US

    For questions about CCS’s Young Professionals group or to receive seasonal newsletters, email Karlene Curtin at [email protected] 

    Fr. Taaffe Homes Receive Heartfelt Donation

    When Maria lost her son in a tragic accident last year, she had one request from the people who attended his Celebration of Life. She asked that they bring an item to donate to the Father Taaffe Homes and Pregnancy Services. Maria was a young mother herself so she...

    Josh’s Story

    Josh was experiencing homelessness, addiction and tragic loss when he came to the CCS Transitional Living Community (TLC) at St. Joseph Family Shelter over a year ago. With the support of the staff, volunteers and many wrap-around services offered at TLC, Josh has...

    CCS in the Festhalle at Oktoberfest!

    For many years, the CCS Father Taaffe Home Foundation has hosted a food booth at the annual Mt. Angel Oktoberfest as part of its vital fundraising efforts. This year we had the opportunity to sell our famous brats, potato salad and some new treats from inside the...

    2021 Annual Report

    The 2021 Annual Report is a love letter to the staff, volunteers, donors and the people we serve. See our impact numbers, heartwarming stories, highlights from the year, donor acknowledgement and our financial stewardship report.

    18th Annual Luncheon

    September 21 was a memorable and inspiring day for staff and supporters of Catholic Community Services as more than 500 community members came together to share a meal and celebrate the courage and triumphs of those we serve at our 18th Annual Fundraising Luncheon,...

    Meet Jackie

    Jackie has been with ISN since 2002. After working with other agencies, she found a great fit working with ISN. “Everyone was nice and seemed to want to help.” Jackie’s main goal was to find a job and have support to help explain her needs to her employer to make the...

    Providence Medical Group RN Donates Diapers to Families in Need

    Megan Monahan, a registered nurse with Providence Medical Group, was taking a Public Health Nursing course that required her to complete a project for practical experience in Public Health. She contacted Catholic Community Services and was introduced to the Mission...

    ISN Joins SOLVE Beach Clean Up!

      Care for the earth, our common home, is one of the Principles of Catholic Social Teaching. We believe that we must be guided by a concern for the environment to preserve it for generations to come.  In April, ISN staff participated in the SOLVE Beach clean-up...

    Volunteers Celebrate 20 Years of Service

      To interview Elaine and Leonard is the same as sitting with two long-time friends. Woven into their stories about volunteering with Catholic Community Services was a thread of caring, loving, helping, giving, sharing and always looking forward to the next...

    Marlene’s Story

    Pictured above:  Marlene (right) and Randi, her Personal Support Worker.     “No matter what is going on in her life, Marlene will greet you with a smile and make you feel as though you are part of her family.”  -- Angela Dionne  Over the last 20 years,...

    Our Stories

    Read the stories of people in your community being helped. See all our stories.

    Fr. Taaffe Homes Receive Heartfelt Donation

    Fr. Taaffe Homes Receive Heartfelt Donation

    When Maria lost her son in a tragic accident last year, she had one request from the people who attended his Celebration of Life. She asked that they bring an item to donate to the Father Taaffe Homes and Pregnancy Services. Maria was a young mother herself so she...

    Josh’s Story

    Josh’s Story

    Josh was experiencing homelessness, addiction and tragic loss when he came to the CCS Transitional Living Community (TLC) at St. Joseph Family Shelter over a year ago. With the support of the staff, volunteers and many wrap-around services offered at TLC, Josh has...

    CCS in the Festhalle at Oktoberfest!

    CCS in the Festhalle at Oktoberfest!

    For many years, the CCS Father Taaffe Home Foundation has hosted a food booth at the annual Mt. Angel Oktoberfest as part of its vital fundraising efforts. This year we had the opportunity to sell our famous brats, potato salad and some new treats from inside the...