Catholic Enrichment Center
Contact: Kim Mapp
3146 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40211
Throughout the year there is a need for volunteers to assist with Dare to Care Food Pantry, clothing closet, computer lab, back to school fair, community health fair and other special projects.
Minimum time commitment: At least 2 hours a week; 4-8 hours a week for seasonal opportunities.
*Volunteers are required to attend a safe environment class.
Contact: Erin Osborne, Take Steps Volunteer Coordinator
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's annual Louisville Take Steps walk will be held on the morning of Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Tom Sawyer State Park. We are in need of volunteers for the following areas/times:
Set-up of tents, tables, signs, etc.: 7:30 AM
Register walkers (adults over 18 please): 8:30 AM
Kid's Zone, Food Tent and Entertainment Tent: 9:00 AM
Tear-down after event: 11:15 AM
Site is wheelchair accessible and there is a wide range of volunteer duties available in order to accommodate those who need to sit, stand, etc. No special skills required. Volunteers just need to be able to interact with a variety of people in a polite and helpful manner.
Gilda's Club Louisville
633 Baxter Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
Volunteers are needed to provide nourishment to cancer support group participants by serving as a meal host. Meal hosts prepare a meal for members and their guests at Gilda's Club Louisville. Your group selects the date and the menu then utilizes our kitchen facilities to prepare the meal. This opportunity provides a great team building opportunity as well as a way to connect to our mission and to those in need in our community. Follow this link to review detailed information and to sign up
Meal host volunteers stand most of the time. Elementary level food preparation/cooking skills necessary. Time frame is approximately 5:00 - 7:15 PM. Must provide own transportation. Can accommodate groups of 6 - 10 individuals.
Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana
Contact: Cliff Whalin
315 Townepark Circle, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40243
Looking for volunteer "ambassadors" to help promote PSCKY programs/services in West Louisville, working through our strategic partners in that area. Volunteers are also needed to help with one or more special events each year - our Denim & Diamonds fundraising event in June and our Living Well Parkinson's Symposium in late October; other opportunities are available for smaller events. Volunteers are also needed to help around the office throughout the year.
Minimum time commitment: 3-5 hours a week, early June thru late October to help with special events
Contact: Courteney Smith
1500 Arlington Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Supplies Over Seas (SOS) is a medical surplus recovery organization that gets about 28,000 pounds of medical supplies donated from local hospitals and individuals. These life-saving supplies that are donated would end up in a landfill if not for volunteers who take the time to help SOS sort through these supplies. Once sorted, the medical supplies go to partners all over the world helping communities in need of healthcare.
Time commitment: 3 hour slots during the hours of 9:00 AM -Noon or 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.
Tasks typically require standing for 3 hours, but can accommodate needs with prior knowledge. Training is provided. Can accommodate groups of 5-15 individuals.