Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center

General Info
524 Highway 3 South
Louisa, KY 41230
Phone: 606-638-0219
Fax: 606-638-0220
Program Contacts
Contact: 
Cynthia Capria
Volunteer Coordinator
Affiliation: 
Roman Catholic Mission Diocese of Lexington, KY
Goal of Program: 
To provide outreach services for the poor of Appalachia in the eastern Kentucky area with a charitable and compassionate Christ-centered approach.
Type of Placement: 
SHORT TERM (1 week): Skilled & semi-skilled in building trades and social services. SUMMER INTERNSHIP (10 weeks): supporting the outreach and volunteer programs through leadership and problem solving skills. Lead volunteer group work sites, lead spiritual reflections, support youth programs, grow your relationship with God, live in community, experience Appalachia. LONG TERM (1 year): Volunteer assistant, Construction Assistant, Outreach Assistant, Building Maintenance, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, Administrative Support, Class A CDL Truck Driver and Warehouse Worker, Retail Store Clerk, Fund Raising and Marketing Coordinator.
Service Area: 
Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky (eastern Kentucky/Appalachia).
Service Length: 
LONG TERM VOLUNTEERS: one year or a 10 week Summer Internship Program. SHORT TERM VOLUNTEERS: one week of service for individuals or groups of up to 30.
Requirements: 
The desire to live and serve in Jesus' name. LONG TERM: Men and women, 21 years of age, application and interview required. SHORT TERM: Individuals- volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Groups- skilled and non-skilled, & youth groups (entering or in high school) welcome. ALL VOLUNTEERS, 18 years and older, are required to complete a Safe Environment Training and a criminal background clearances.
Financial Arrangement: 
LONG TERM: Stipend, food allowance, transportation, & housing. SHORT TERM: Housing.
Living Arrangements: 
LONG TERM and SHORT TERM: Community living provided.
Program Size: 
LONG TERM: 10 volunteers. SHORT TERM: Summer: up to 30 in a group Spring/Fall: up to 15 in a group
Training: 
LONG TERM VOLUNTEERS: Orientation and specific training. SHORT TERM VOLUNTEERS: Orientation.
Application Deadline: 
LONG TERM - Jan 15th for a March start date and July 15th for a September start date. First month is a discernment period. SUMMER INTERNSHIP - March 31 for a May 28 start date. SHORT TERM - 3-4 months in advance.

Current Urgent Opportunities

Experience a life changing Summer in Appalachia

The Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center 10 week Summer Internship Program application deadline is extended to April 15. Don't miss out on this opportunity to grow in your relationship with God, learn first hand about poverty, strengthen your leadership skills, and meet volunteers from various parts of the country. May 28 - August 5, 2018 Email volunteers@fbamc-ky.org or call 606-638-0219 God bless you.

10 week Summer Internship Program

The Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center seeks young adults, at least 21 years of age, to support our Volunteer and Outreach programs from May 28 through August 5, 2018. Prayerfully consider this God centered experience that includes daily mass, weekly adoration, prayer at work site, and so much more. Grow your relationship with God, experience poverty first hand, and develop your leadership skills. For information email volunteers@fbamc-ky.org or call 606-638-0219.
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