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Volunteer / Year-Round

Year-Round

Contact Justin Richter, Associate Development Coordinator at: justin.richter@use.salvationarmy.org or 859-252-7706 ext. 125


1.  Food Pantry (Monday - Friday; 9:00am -12:00pm)

  • Stock and organize food pantry shelves
  • Pack food bags
  • Organize a food drive. Most needed items include: canned meats, peanut butter, pastas and sauce, rice, canned green vegetables, canned fruits, fruit juices, breakfast cereals, macaroni and cheese, and beef stew

2.  Clothing Center (Monday - Friday:  9:00am - 4:00pm)

  • Hang donated clothing
  • Clean and organize area

3.  Emergency Shelter

  • Assist with meal serving and washing dishes. (Lunch and Dinner)
  • Teach a life skills or education class. We are especially in need of individuals to teach computer classes
  • Volunteer to organize a donation drive. Most needed items include: diapers (all sizes), shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorants, new socks and underwear (all sizes), notebooks, pens, white copy paper for computer lab, towels and washcloths, twin sheets, twin blankets, and pillows

4.  Emergency Disaster Services (Must be willing to attend training sessions and be on-call)

  • Cook and serve meals from the Emergency Mobile Kitchen
  • Drive the Emergency Mobile Kitchen
  • Assist with Emergency Shelter operation

5.  Early Learning Center 

  • Volunteer to read to children

6.  Boys and Girls Club

7.  Music Program

  • Assist with brass instrument or vocal instruction
  • Volunteer musicians (brass, guitar, percussion, and pianists) are needed for Sunday worship services at 11:00am.For more information, please contact Brandon Finnie at: (859)252-7706 ext. 116, or email at:brandon.finnie@use.salvationarmy.org

8.  Office

  • Receptionist needed Monday-Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm