You Can Make a Difference in the Lives of People in Need

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Christian Appalachian Project

State: KY

Contact: volunteer@chrisapp.org
Volunteer Program, 8007555322
More Information: Click here

Eastern Kentucky has some of the highest poverty rates in the nation. Our programs, which address the issues of education, substandard housing, hunger, isolation, and more, all operate with a participatory philosophy that seeks to promote the dignity and self-efficacy of the people we serve with. Each day volunteers engage in direct service on construction job sites, in preschools and grade schools, in food pantries and thrift stores, and in the homes of the elderly.

Christian Appalachian Project is a lifeline that connects our participants to someone who cares about their wellbeing, and who sees them when the world has passed them by. Be assured that we are following safety guidelines for our participants, volunteers, and employees during the pandemic. Our One-Year volunteers are a vital part of programs that connect participants with education, food, and housing repairs. Perhaps, just as importantly, the volunteers ensure that our participants know that they arenメt forgotten about. That they are cared about. That they are loved. You could be that volunteer and lifeline for our participants.

Apply today!

Skill Desired: Handyman/Painting/Cleaning, Education/Training, Public Speaking/Meeting Facilitation

Matching Interests: Requires Physical Ability (for example, lift 50 lbs.), Geared for 50+ volunteers, Outdoors, Indoors, Relevant Experience Appreciated, Disaster Relief, Community, Children & Youth, Seniors, Poverty, Hunger, Homeless & Housing, Education & Literacy, Women's Issues, Sports & Recreation

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

More from AARP in your Community

AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today

JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR

  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in Your Community
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner
JOIN NOW