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Thank you for considering volunteering with Catholic Charities of Louisville.

Volunteers are essential in our efforts to help the neediest and most vulnerable among us. As part of that mission, we call on others of good will to accompany us on our journey to provide help and create hope. There are many ways you can give your time and share your talent with Catholic Charities. All are welcome!

Volunteer Application
Catholic Charities has a variety of volunteer opportunities. Fill out a  volunteer application to get started.

Volunteer Orientation
Not sure where you want to volunteer? Learn more at our monthly volunteer orientation, which is held on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at 2911 South 4th Street; 40208. Register online. 

Volunteer Groups
Catholic Charities welcomes volunteer groups to help in our work. If your company, school, organization or place of worship is interested, contact our volunteer coordinator at sdewig@archlou.org or 502-637-9786.

Host a Donation Drive
Can’t make the commute to volunteer in our offices? You can do it from home, at your school, your church, or anywhere by hosting a drive for one or more of our programs. We are always in in need of items for those that we serve. Click here to learn more.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Catholic Charities offers an array of services, meaning we have a variety of volunteer opportunities — from organizing material donations on site to mentoring clients one-on-one. See below to learn about the volunteer needs of specific programs.

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Bakhita Empowerment Initative

This program of Catholic Charities works to combat human trafficking. Confidentiality limits volunteer opportunities directly with survivors, but there are several ways you can volunteer your time to support this initiative.
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Common Earth & Common Table

Common Table is a training program that needs volunteers to help prepare food in their culinary kitchen. Common Earth's community gardens need volunteers with carpentry skills as well as gardening volunteers for work days in the spring, summer and fall.
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Family Support & Referral Center

Volunteer opportunities include babysitting for the Mother-Infant Care Program and driving senior citizens to medical appointments.
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Get Involved

Immigration Legal Services

This program provides legal assistance and counseling to low- and moderate-income immigrants and refugees. Office support volunteers are often needed. Internship opportunities also are available for law students.
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Get Involved

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Volunteers work with residents in long-term care facilities, either as a simple companion to improve overall quality of life or a certified ombudsman advocating on behalf of a resident to improve their care.
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Get Involved

Migration & Refugee Services

This program provides refugees with support and assistance to become self-sufficient within three months. There are several ways volunteers can get involved.
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Get Involved

Sister Visitor Center

This emergency assistance program helps fulfill the most basic of human needs: food, clothes, housing costs, utilities, medicines, etc. Volunteers are needed in the food pantry and donation room.
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