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Western Kentucky University

National Volunteer Week

Community Service

 Blow drying floors at Habitat for Humanity

In addition to the awareness and fundraising events on campus to benefit organizations, National Volunteer Week promotes volunteer opportunities at several nonprofit organizations. If you are interested in volunteering or would like your volunteer opportunity added, let us know by signing up online or calling 270-782-0082. 

Monday 13th- Salvation Army


  • Up to 10 volunteers
  • Time: 1:00-3:30pm
  • What volunteers will be doing: volunteers will pack food boxes for feeding program
  • Requirements: comfortable clothes and shoes, volunteers will be standing all the time.
  • Address: 400 W Main Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101




Tuesday 14th- Human Society

    • Time: 2:00-4:00pm

    • 4-5 volunteers

    • Animal interaction, walking dogs, spending time with cats and bathing dogs, helping with cleaning duties.

    • Requirements: comfortable clothes and no flip flops

Wednesday 15th- Helping Hands after School Program The F.O. Moxley Community Center


 Thursday 16th- Youth Dodgeball League F.O. Moxley Community Center



Friday 17th- Habitat for Humanity Restore

    • Number of volunteers: 4 students
    • Time:  10:00am-12:00pm
    • Activities volunteers will be doing: cleaning, moving and arranging items, clean windows.
    • Requirements:  comfortable clothes  such old jeans, non-offensive t-shirts, tennis shoes, prepare for weather.  No allergies to cleaning supplies


 Saturday 18th-New Beginning Therapeutic Riding

  • Spring Clean-up on Saturday, April 18th 9am to 1:00pm
  • Anywhere from 8 to 10 people to volunteer.
  • Activities volunteers will be doing: stripping all 44 barn stalls, dusting, sweeping, moving hay and general cleaning.  Volunteers would need to dress in clothes that can get dirty and maybe wet.  Closed toed shoes are needed, sneakers are OK, boots are best, but no flip flops or slide ons.  They can pack a lunch and bring cold water or drinks.  We do have a frig.  They are welcome to search our web page for address and information about the barn  We look forward to having you all here.




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 Last Modified 3/31/15