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Mentor a Student with Hope Collaborative
Serve a vulnerable student by mentoring one hour a week. Avaialble in Oldham, Jefferson, Clark and New Albany/FLoyd schools.
location
920 Blankenbaker Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40243-1845

COVID-19 Information:
some mentoring is in person, some via zoom
Answer Phones or Assist Food Pantry with Hope Southern Indiana
Hope Southern Indiana partners with the faith-based community to best utilize the diverse resources of the whole community to provide a vast array of excellent services and opportunities that promote individual and family stability. They are looking for help to answer phones and organize the food pantry, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly.
phone
(812) 948-9248
location
1200 Bono Rd
New Albany, IN 47150-4758

COVID-19 Information:
Volunteer applications need to be filled out. https://hopesi.org/serve/
Food Pantry Volunteers for HighPoint Charitable Services
HighPoint Charitable Services is a volunteer driven organization working to bring wholeness to the community, share the gospel and meet physical needs. Current serving needs include volunteers for the Food Pantry and a need for a family or small group to straighten and restock the Pantry following Thursday evening food distributions. For more information, please contact the ministry.
phone
(502) 713-7090
location
424 E. Main St, LaGrange, KY, 40031
LaGrange, KY 40031

COVID-19 Information:
Masks and Social Distancing Required.
Bluewater Labs Covid Testing Site
Bluewater Labs is currently hosting public COVID-19 testing. Testing is available Monday through Friday in the parking lot of the Blankenbaker Campus, no appointment necessary. Be sure to bring your driver's license and health insurance information to the testing site.
phone
(502) 538-2980
location
920 Blankenbaker Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40243-1845

Meal Preparation with Lifehouse
Lifehouse Maternity Home is safe home where women and teens in crisis can find hope and healing. They would love to have groups, individuals or families come into the home to prepare meals with the women and children to build relationships. Click on the link to see other volunteer needs.
phone
(502) 897-1655
location
2710 Rielding Drive
Louisville, KY 40206

COVID-19 Information:
See attachment for basic needs list.
Discipleship through Dance with Elevate
Elevate Dance makes disciples through dance, in East Louisville, West Louisville, South Louisville and Shelby County. They are seeking several volunteer dance instructors, volunteers to assist digital classes with video editing, and volunteers to support social media strategy.
phone
(502) 727-3782
location
1835 Plantside Dr
Louisville, KY 40299-1931

Mentor Kids, Internationals and Refugees with Hope Collaborative
Hope Place is a program of Hope Collaborative that serves the Southside area with after school mentoring, English as a Second Language, Citizenship classes, and many more programs. Opportunities for engagement range from weekly involvement to supporting onen time community events. A current critical need is for NTI assistance, with people serving one day a week from 9am-1pm.
phone
(502) 625-5972
location
5007 Southside Dr
Louisville, KY 40214

Character Coach for Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCA Metro Louisville makes disciples of student athletes, primarilly in middle and high school, in Oldham, Jefferson, Shelby, and Bullitt counties. They are seeking small group leaders who serve a team of athletes for a sport season.
phone
(502) 245-1514
location

Louisville, KY 40258

COVID-19 Information:
Being comfortable connecting with students via zoom is helpful in this time.
Pray for Patients and Staff and Shawnee Christian Healthcare
Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center seeks to improve the overall health of the community through a comprehensive array of services that addresses the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs of the residents of the Shawnee neighborhood. They would love for volunteers to come to the prayer room to pray for patients and staff.
phone
(502) 778-0001
location
234 Amy Ave
Louisville, KY 40212-2522

COVID-19 Information:
Click on the link to see the various volunteer opportunities. All volunteers need to fill out forms. http://shawneechristianhealthcare.org/volunteer/
Serving Meals at Prodigal Ministries
Serving a dinner meal to the men and women one night a week through the semester would be a great way to build deep impactful relationships with the residents that have come out of prison and reentrying into society. A group or several individuals could help. Plan to stay and enjoy fellowship with the residents.
phone
(502) 645-1023
location
4414 Old Lagrange Rd Ofc 3
Buckner, KY 40010-9547

Transport Residents to Appointments for Priscilla's Place /Teen Challenge KY
Priscilla’s Place provides a path to wholeness and purpose for women with life-controlling problems through a faith-based solution. Our Christian residential recovery programs are for women 18 and over who desire freedom from drug or alcohol addiction or other life-controlling problems. Transporting residents to various appointments gives volunteers an opportunity to build relationships with ladies that need encouragement.
phone
(502) 561-2131
location
1151 E Broadway
Louisville, KY 40204-1711

COVID-19 Information:
To volunteer click on the link and fill out the application https://teenchallengeky.com/howicanhelp.php Volunteer hours will vary according to residents appointment. They are in need of consistent and regular volunteers that are dependable.
Answering Phone at Front Desk for Scarlet Hope
Scarlet Hope exists to share the hope and love of Jesus Christ to women in the adult entertainment industry. Due to Covid-19 they lost volunteers and could use your help at the front desk answering the phone.
phone
(502) 551-0937
location
706 E Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202-1606

Housing for Veterans and other with Crossroads
Crossroads Missions helps families live on mission with their church by rehabilitating homes for them to purchase. A current area of focus is Veterans in Shelby County. Individuals and groups can serve weekly or just one time. DIY and professional skills welcome, no-skilled groups also have opportunities with the right project.
phone
(502) 713-4859
location
512 Bradshaw St
Shelbyville, KY 40065-1104

COVID-19 Information:
CDC guidelines on serving together are in place.
Receptionist with Hope Health Clinic
Hope Health Clinic is a community-wide ministry, located in LaGrange, delivering and coordinating quality medical care in a Christ-honoring environment to those who lack access to healthcare. Hope Health has a current need for 2 Receptionists to answer phones, greet patients and perform other clerical duties.
phone
(502) 225-6711
location
1025 Sanibel Way
Lagrange, KY 40031-9156

COVID-19 Information:
Masks and Social Distancing Required.
Help Children with School Work at Love City
Love City's mission is to simply love our neighbors and community, creating a culture that empowers a movement of loving people as they are. Love City is providing NTI assistance for students and is in need of volunteers to help after school hours with those students struggling with homework
phone
(502) 272-0786
location
344 N. 26th Sreet
Louisville, KY 40212

COVID-19 Information:
to volunteer please click on the link to register https://www.lovecityinc.org/support More information email: info@lovecityinc.org
Prayer on the Move
As businesses reopen and people start to regather, we know what our communities and world need most right now is prayer. We want to pray that anxieties and fears are relieved and that people feel comfortable getting back to life in a new normal. We need a prayer movement within our church to lift our communities up before God. We invite you to prayerwalk your neighborhoods or even consider going to another part of your community to prayerwalk. Use the link provided for more information, guides, and maps of where to prayerwalk.
location

Louisville, KY 40299

Senior Connection
In this time of social distancing, the elderly in senior care centers are particularly isolated from family and friends. You can cheer them up by writing cards from home and mailing them in. See the PDF for a list of centers near you that are already connected to Southeast’s ministry.
location
920 Blankenbaker Parkway
Louisville, KY 40243-1845

COVID-19 Information:
Senior living centers house the most vulnerable of populations and are taking extra precautions to disinfect their mail.
Welcoming host at The Outpost w/ Nomad Church Collective
NOMAD CHURCH COLLECTIVE IS MAKING DISCIPLES OF JESUS BY TAKING THE GOSPEL TO THE MARGINS OF SOCIETY.The Outpost, home-base of NOMAD, is a place where people can find rest, encouragement, and meaningful fellowship with one another. The Outpost is designed to feel like home. Our hope is that every visitor, whether from the streets or the suburbs, genuinely experiences the love and welcome of Jesus Christ. Volunteers help make this happen.
phone
(502) 594-7815
location
419 E Market St
New Albany, IN 47150-2900

COVID-19 Information:
The Outpost is a place for folks to hangout and enjoy good wholesome fellowship and sip on great coffee. If you like to meet and greet folks, sit and share life together, this serving opportunity is a perfect fit for you. Mon - Fri. 9am -12pm.
TenTwo Daily Prayer Texts
Text TenTwo to 733733 to receive daily prayer texts from our mission partners, church plants, partners, and missionaries around the world as we walk together.
Submit a Prayer Request
If you have a prayer request related to this current crisis, email prayer@secc.org or click below.
Global Prayer Guide from SECC Missions
Use this prayer guide to pray with Scripture for concerns from our community to the ends of the earth.
Co-Host a Family Retreat with Barren Heights
Barren Heights provides free weekend retreats and community outreach events for families who have children with physical or developmental disabilities. Barren Heights Retreat Center is located near Barren Lake. The Community Center is located in Louisville. For more details on serving, please contact the ministry.
phone
(502) 327-9495
location
11420 Watterson Ct Ste 800
Louisville, KY 40299-2491

COVID-19 Information:
Masks and social distancing required.
Residential Housing Meals-Awake Ministries
Awake Ministries in Shelbyville, KY needs residential housing meal donations. Meals must be dropped off at the front door of the facility.
phone
(502) 647-5555
location
701 Washington St
Shelbyville, KY 40065-1247

COVID-19 Information:
In the midst of the current health crisis, Awake is implementing all suggestions per CDC and WHO to eliminate congregate gatherings within its buildings. All meals must be dropped off at the front door of the facility.
Meals on Wheels Drivers for Shively Area Ministries
Meals on Wheels drivers are needed to deliver meals and check on how the families and individuals are doing. Delivery is once a week, two hours per week,3:30-5:30pm.
phone
(502) 447-4330
location
4415 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY 40216-2821

Prayer Ministry Volunteer-BSideU for Life Pregnancy Center

The Prayer Ministry Volunteer is committed to praying for the specific needs of clients, volunteers, and staff of the ministry. He or she commits to pray 15-30 minutes on a specific day of the week. This volunteer will also be added to our Prayer Partners list where he or she will receive monthly prayer requests.

Contact Celeste Eagle at celeste.e@bsideu.org or 502-589-9400 Ext 110



phone
(502) 589-9400
location
701 W Muhammad Ali Blvd
Louisville, KY 40203-1916

Receptionist-BSideU for Life Pregnancy Center

Volunteer Reception. If you have the gift of hospitality and enjoy answering phones, scheduling appointments, preparing client charts, and managing client intake, this is a great opportunity. We provide full training for our receptionists and require a weekly commitment of 3 hours.

Call our volunteer coordinator Celeste Eagle at 502-589-9400 x110 or email her at Celeste.E@bsideu.org


phone
(502) 589-9400
location
701 W Muhammad Ali Blvd
Louisville, KY 40203-1916

Blessing Boutique Volunteer-Choices Life Resource Center

Blessing Boutique Volunteer - Duties may include: assisting clients while they shop, processing donated items (washing, sorting and ironing), re-packaging diapers, wipes, gift bags.

Call Mary at 812.941.0872 for more information.

phone
(812) 941-0872
location
2656 Charlestown Road
New Albany, IN 47150

Lead Group Classes-Choices Life Resource Center

Volunteer Group Class Leader-This volunteer leads Group Classes on parenting, life skills or Bible studies. Service opportunities ranging from once a week to once a month.

Call Mary at 812.941.0872  for more information.

phone
(812) 941-0872
location
2656 Charlestown Road
New Albany, IN 47150

Food Distribution Volunteers-Helping Hand of Hope
Food Distribution Volunteers- Food Distribution volunteers will pack food boxes or take boxes out to client's cars.
Every second Saturday at Memorial Methodist Church, North Miles , Elizabethtown from 7:45 a.m.—11:00 a.m. 
Contact: Hope Burke, 270-769-3092 or hburke@hhhope.org 
phone
(270) 769-3092
location
Memorial Methodist Church
Elizabethtown, KY 42702

Administrative Volunteer-Metro Christian Legal Aid
Administrative Volunteer- The Administrative Volunteer responsibilities include welcoming clients to the clinics; assisting clients in completing forms, inputting information into the client database, assisting attorneys and paralegals, and scheduling attorney and paralegal times and client conferences. Clinics are held at different churches throughout Louisville.
 please contact Carl L. Williams Sr., Interim Executive Director at carl.williams@mcla.org. 
location
Metro Christian Legal Aid
Louisville, KY 40212

Medical or Dental Volunteer-Operation Care
Medical or Dental Volunteer-If you have medical or dental experience and would liked to volunteer at Mercy Medical/Dental Clinic as::  
Doctor 
Nurse Practitioner 
Physician Assistants 
Dentists and/or hygienist 
RN 
Bilingual Interpreter - Spanish/English 
Medical office administration/reception 
Pastoral caregiver
Please contact Operation Care at 502-633-1965

phone
(502) 633-1965
location
708 Main St
Shelbyville, KY 40065-1240

English Mentoring Volunteer-Refuge Louisville

English Mentoring Volunteer-This is a one-on-one English teaching opportunity that addresses one of a refugee’s greatest needs. 

If you would like to learn more about English Mentoring, email Lacy at lacy@refugeintl.org. 


phone
(502) 785-9577
location
1941 Bishop Ln Ste 804
Louisville, KY 40218-1965

Take Dinner to Residents at Hosea's House
Hoseas House is a home for women and children that are looking for a safe place to be loved on.By providing dinner to the residents will allow volunteers the opportunity to build relationships with the the women and her children. Dinner is at 5:30pm. Any evening would be appreciated.
phone
(502) 418-3458
location
2414 Portland Ave
Louisville, KY 40212-1038

COVID-19 Information:
Dinner needs to be brought in by 5:30pm. Please stay and enjoy dinner with the families. This allows volunteers to get to know the women and their children
Be a Mentor to College Age Interns with Love Thy Neighborhood
Love Thy Neighborhood is an urban missions agency for young adults. They equip and mobilize the next generation of Christian leaders to work with the poor, the suffering and the marginalized. mentors aregreatly neededto walk alongside students while in Louisville to love and encourage them
phone
(502) 791-5860
location
1143 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40203-2901

Food Pickup and Driver for Southwest Community Ministries
Southwest Community Ministries is in need of volunteers for food pickups (Kroger and Pizza) on Mondays and Thursdays from 9am-11am.
phone
(502) 935-0310
location
8504 Terry Road Louisville
Louisville, KY 40258

COVID-19 Information:
Masks are required during pickup.
Driving Lessons-Endeavor Ministries

Volunteer Driving Instructors-Volunteers are needed to help refugees in our city learn how to drive, especially, parallel parking! 

For more information contact Todd Keane @todd@endeavormin.org

 

Computer, website and video classes- Endeavor Ministries

Volunteers needed to teach computer, website and video classes to the refugee students after school.

For more information please contact Todd Keane at todd@endeavormin.org


Nutrition Team Volunteers-MIssion Hope for Kids

Volunteers are needed to join the nutrition team to prep meals for students arriving for after-school programming.  The same meal is prepared each night for a different group of students.  

Due to the nature of our mission, all volunteers must be 14 years or older. Applicants 18 years and older must agree to a background check.** 

For questions or additional information regarding our volunteer services, please contact us at volunteer@missionhopeforkids.org

location
401 W Poplar St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1743

COVID-19 Information:
This is a COVID-friendly volunteer role as there is limited contact with others.
Office/Food Pantry Volunteers-Helping Hands of Hope
Volunteers needed in the office and food pantry to help with clerical and the receiving of food into the food pantry storage area.

Contact: Hope Burke, 270-769-3092 or hburke@hhhope.org 
phone
(270) 769-3092
location
6796 South Wilson Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42702

NTI tutoring help w/ Portland Promise Center
Portland Promise Center exist to enrich the lives of our children and youth physically, educationally, and spiritually. PPC is located in the heart of Portland. They have begun NTI opportunities for the children in the surrounding community. Many children have fallen behind on school work and need help as many parents struggle with reading and understanding their childrens education. volunteers would be appreciated.
phone
(502) 776-2635
location
1831 Baird St
Louisville, KY 40203-1021

COVID-19 Information:
tutoring help is Mon-Fri 9-12 or 1-4. To volunteer click on the link below https://www.portlandpromise.org/volunteer/
SE Beechmont Children's Ministry

  A team of volunteers is needed to provide Children's Ministry assistance to SE Beechmont, a Community Campus of Southeast Christian Church for 7 Sunday evenings from 9/13 - 10/25. This campus is in the heart of our Beechmont neighborhood and will be reaching a multitude of ethnicities, languages and customs in their congregation. The most need at hthis time is Launch weekend, Sunday September 14.

Team Primary Contact | Kristy Greene | kgreene@secc.org | 502-253-8731
location
5007 Southside Dr
Louisville, KY 40214-2271

COVID-19 Information:
*Proper social distancing measures will be in place. Per current state and CDC guidelines, masks will be required for all those serving. *
Encore Shop Volunteer-Operation Care
Volunteer your time to help in the Encore Shop at Operation Care:
Arrange, size, hang & display clothing 
Dust housewares 
Gather empty hangers from sales floor 
Create clothing displays 
Clean floors, restrooms & windows 

For more information call 502-633-1965 or see website for more details.

phone
(506) 331-9652
location
708 Main St
Shelbyville, KY 40065-1240

Hospitality Volunteer-ALC Shelbyville/Shepherdsville
Hospitality Volunteer will prepare food for classes and special events and bring to the center. Check out their website for more information.


 
 

location
711 Henry Clay Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

Facilities Volunteer-ALC Shelbyville/Shepherdsville
Facilities Volunteer will help maintain grounds and interior, intake and sort donated materials/etc.

Check out the website for more information.


 

location
711 Henry Clay Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

Prayer Warrior-Clarity Solutions

Prayer Warriors-Sign Up for “Not This One” Texts. Join us in praying when an abortion minded woman is at Clarity. Text your name to (270) 883-1585 to receive “Not This One” texts.  Or come to Clarity’s Campus to Pray.  We are open 31 hours a week.  We want someone in our prayer room praying every hour we are open.
To sign up, email prayer@clarityky.com
location
116 E Memorial Dr
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2502

prayer walking
Fountain of Faith Christian Center finished Community Transformation training with Southeast and desires to make an impact in their community. They are prayer walking every Tuesday from 11:30 - 12:30pm to meet their neighbors and pray for the people. They would love to have anyone join to pray from their community.
phone
(502) 817-0484
location
3409 Greenwood Ave
Louisville, KY 40211-1612

COVID-19 Information:
Jannell Dennison is the prayer coordinator. You can email Jannell at contactjoyfuljannell@gmail.com or call Carmen at the number listed.