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Volunteer Opportunites


Bowling Green Parks and Recreation

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation

Contact:  Cameron Levis – 270-393-3265 or Cameron.levis@bgky.org

Wheelchair basketball on Mondays 4:30-5:30, Special Olympics flag football Tuesdays 4-6, Up Down Tennis Fridays 4:30-6 at Kereiakes Park, etc.

Website:  https://www.bgky.org/bgpr

Center for Corageous Kids

The Center for Courageous Kids

Contact:   kreece@courageouskids.org  or 270-618-2900

Equestrian Center: Assist full time barn staff with leading horses and side-walking.

Housekeeping: Assist our staff with preparing camp for upcoming camp sessions by making beds, doing laundry, and cleaning lodges.

Maintenance: Volunteers can assist with mowing and ground maintenance as well as minor repairs such as painting.

Website:  https://www.courageouskids.org/


Curbside Ministries

Contact: Autumn Wiles at autumnwiles22@gmail.com

Parker Bennett Curbside on Tuesdays 5:30-7 pm at 300 Jenkins Drive.  On Thursday afternoons, Lee Pointe Curbside from 5:30-7 pm at 1222 N Lee Drive! Calendar located on website that contains the dates and details for some extra events! https://www.curbsideministries.com/events/

Website:  https://www.curbsideministries.com/volunteer/

Buddy House
The Buddy House

The Buddy House

Contact: Stephanie Morton 270-796-5002

The Buddy House has many opportunities such as, our Adult Skills Class, helping during our fundraisers, and assisting in some of our office needs.

Website:  https://dssky.org/ 

Family Enrichment Center
Family Enrichment Center

Family EnrichmentCenter

Contact: Kenzie Jessup at 270-781-7031 or kenzie@familyenrichmentcenter.com

Volunteer Monday- Friday between the hours of 9-5. Donations need to be organized and there are filing opportunities.

The following items can also be donated to support children entering foster care:  Gift Cards,Bubble Bath, Bath Bombs, Liquid Body Wash, Shampoo, Perfume/Cologne, Blankets, Toothpaste, Hair Accessories, Underwear-All sizes, Sheets, Pillows, Blow-Up Mattresses

Website:  https://www.familyenrichmentcenter.com/support

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Contact: Macie Wheeler at macie@habitatbg.org 

Volunteer Opportunities are listed on a calendar on the website: https://events.civicchamps.com/organizations/2673/calendar/month


The Hive

Contact: Laura 270-590-0794

Clubhouse Mentor, Personal Care Aide, Lead an Activity/Teach a Class, Administrative, Grant Writing

Website:  https://www.thehivebg.org/get-involved

Hosparus Health
Hosparus Health

Hosparus Health

Contact:  Jessica Byrd at jbyrd@hosparus.org or 270-782-7258

Volunteer opportunities require additional training. Admin only opportunities of course require less training, but if a volunteer wants to visit patients, they do have to complete a longer training course (usually 2 hours in person.) Volunteers must have the COVID vaccine and flu shot for flu season (Nov 1 – March 31.) Volunteers that want to have patient contact do have to complete a 2 step TB skin testing.

Website:  https://hosparushealth.org/volunteers/

International Center of KY
International Center for Kentucky

International Center of Kentucky

Contact:  Jessie Meier at jessie@wkrmaa.org  

Childcare for children while parents are taking ESL classes, ESL assistant, GO Bus trainer, Organization and Beautification – Fridays and Saturdays dedicated to organizing and landscaping (for students who are looking to volunteer 1-5 hours a month), Sewing classes – Once a month (Monday evenings), Mentorship Program.

Website:  https://www.icofky.com/info


Kentucky Legal Aid
Kentucky Legal Aid

Kentucky Legal Aid –

Contact:  Kyanna Edmonds kedmonds@klaid.org or 270-780-8823 x 1030

Support services, interpreter services, mediation services, and expert services.

Website:  https://www.klaid.org/volunteer

Light of Chance
Light of Chance

Light of Chance

Contact: Jessi Crawford (270) 875-4332

Seeking volunteers to help engage our youth as well to make Get Set Go and Breathe programs better.

Website:  https://lightofchance.org/volunteer/

New Beginnings
New Beginnings

New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

Contact:  270-777-3600 

Volunteers work directly with the clients and horses and administrative and special event assistance.

Website:  http://nbtr-bg.org/


Room in the Inn
Room in the Inn

Room in the Inn

Contact:  Jarod Hines at 270-599-6401 orroomintheinn@bg.com

Each year, church congregations from throughout Warren County work together to shelter homeless persons from the cold. Hundreds of congregational volunteers work together to provide shelter and sustenance for more than 100 guests, while Warming Shelter Volunteers, Community Partners and Room in the Inn BG staff work together to connect these persons to needed services, resources, and employment to enable them to achieve permanent and sustainable housing.

Website:  https://roomintheinnbg.org/

United Way
United Way of Southern Kentucky

United Way of Southern Kentucky

Contact: Sara Davis sdavis@uwsk.org 

Reading to children, or leading financial literacy classes for hard-working families, or delivering meals to homebound seniors, there are hundreds of volunteer options available every day.

Website:  https://uwsk.org/volunteering/

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 Last Modified 1/20/23