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Contact Gema Moreno at gemam@voamid.org or (502) 636-4664 for more information.

Study Buddy: The Study Buddy program provides personal tutoring for children living at Unity House in Louisville. This assistance helps kids stay on track at school and reinforces good study habits when they exit to their own housing.

  • Commitment level: High, one – two hours per week
  • Location: Virtual
  • Supplies: Computer

Life Skills Educator: Whether you enjoy working with kids or adults, this opportunity is great if you enjoy sharing your skills and knowledge. Ranging from cooking to budgeting to fitness and beyond, your expertise will most certainly benefit our consumers.

  • Commitment level: Low, a one-time commitment customized to your life skill
  • Location: Virtual
  • Supplies: Computer

Provide Food: This opportunity is ideal for individuals, families, colleagues, and faith-based or civic groups. Help coordinate a meal to be catered for our various programs. You can also donate food you produced in your garden or donate non-perishable foods.

  • Commitment level: Low, one-time project; High, as often as you would like
  • Location: Virtual
  • Supplies: Computer

Clerical Assistance: Do have a passion for organization and helping complete tasks? If this sparks your interest, then perhaps clerical assistance is a great spot for you to utilize your talents. We can always utilize extra clerical assistance.

  • Commitment level: High, 3-4 hours once a week
  • Location: Virtual
  • Supplies: Computer

Student Interns: If you are a student studying social work or are just interested in helping others, Volunteers of America offers a robust program that will prepare and expose you to the day-to-day operations of a large human service organization.

  • Commitment level: Varies
  • Location: Louisville, Lexington, Nashville, Memphis, New Albany and anywhere we offer veterans services.

Play Virtual Games: This unique opportunity that allows volunteers to play games such as Bingo with our consumers virtually.

  • Commitment level: Low, a one-time commitment or ongoing
  • Location: Virtual
  • Supplies: Computer

Create Cards: Do you have a passion for creating and writing cards? Create cards of support during COVID-19 or Birthday cards for our consumers and staff.

  • Commitment level: Low, a one-time commitment or ongoing
  • Location: Virtual

Reading Stories: Do you love reading? Here is an opportunity to record yourself reading a childrens story that can be shared with the kids living at Unity House in Louisville. This assistance helps kids develop their reading skills.

  • Commitment level: Low, one-time project; High, as often as you would like
  • Location: Virtual
  • Supplies: Computer

Family Fun Night/Day: This is an opportunity for you, friends, family members, co-workers, or any group to have fun with the families and kids living at Unity House. You can bring or mail craft materials and virtually teach our consumers how to create a craft.

Commitment level: Low, 1.5 hours once a month as often as desired

  • Location: Louisville
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