Are you being called to the mountains? We are blessed to have volunteers and members come from our own communities and from all over the United States to serve in Eastern Kentucky. They represent many different backgrounds, education levels, professions, and experiences. Their commonality is that they feel called to joining us in building hope, transforming lives, and sharing Christ’s love through service in Appalachia.
We are seeking compassionate, self-starting, fast-learning, independent, and mission-driven individuals who possess an exceptional amount of flexibility, maturity, interpersonal skills, and openness to people — both participants and fellow volunteers/members — who may be very different from themselves. Moreover, we’re looking for volunteers and members who are passionate about serving people who are marginalized and living in poverty, and are ready to fully immerse themselves in their service and community. Volunteer placements include education, hunger and poverty relief, and volunteer hospitality.
Volunteers are eligible to receive a modest stipend, room and board (or living allowance), health insurance, and travel reimbursement. Individuals enrolling in AmeriCorps are also eligible for an Education Award for qualifying federal student loans and education expenses, and may qualify for federal student loan forbearance.