Individual volunteer opportunities

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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 our Family Emergency Shelter 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 hour per week
  • Location: Louisville


Life Skills Educator: Whether you enjoy working with kids or adults, this opportunity is great if you enjoy teaching. Ranging from cooking to couponing to fitness and beyond, your expert skills will most certainly benefit our clients.

  • Commitment level: Low, a one-time commitment customized to your life skill
  • Location: Louisville and Lexington


Helping Hands: If you can build, fix, repair, and restore, this is a perfect opportunity for you. Your hands-on help provides the support our maintenance staff needs in the upkeep of our facilities.

  • Commitment Level: Low, one-time project; High, one time per week
  • Location: Louisville, Lexington, Nashville, Memphis, and New Albany


Serve a Meal: If you like to cook and serve, then this is a great opportunity for you. Spend some time at one of our facilities to help serve a meal to the clients.

  • Commitment level: Low, one-time project; High, one time per week
  • Location: Louisville


Front Line: Do like to meet new people and greet visitors all while keeping organized and helping complete tasks? If this sparks your interest, then perhaps the front line 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: Louisville, Lexington, Nashville, Memphis, and New Albany


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, and New Albany


HIV Outreach: This unique opportunity allows volunteers to be on the front line in the fight against HIV. The opportunity involves an initial training session followed by various HIV outreach initiatives around the Louisville area, including implementing tests, community organizing, and increasing awareness.

  • Commitment level: High, initial training, consistent outreach opportunities
  • Location: Louisville