Volunteer Opportunities and How You Can Help


At Refuge for Women in Kentucky, we believe in the power of community and collective action to create positive change. Volunteering with us provides an opportunity to contribute to our mission of supporting survivors of various forms of exploitation and empowering them to rebuild their lives. Whether you have a few hours to spare each week or are looking for a more long-term commitment, there are various volunteer roles suited to your interests and availability.

Volunteer Opportunities and How You Can Help - Join Refuge for Women in Kentucky

Volunteer Roles

1. Crisis Hotline Support

Description: Volunteers in this role provide compassionate support and assistance to individuals reaching out to our crisis hotline. Training is provided to equip volunteers with the necessary skills to handle sensitive calls and offer appropriate resources and referrals. Impact: By volunteering on our crisis hotline, you play a vital role in providing immediate support to individuals in crisis, helping them navigate difficult situations and access the help they need.

2. Shelter Assistance

Description: Volunteers involved in shelter assistance help maintain a safe and welcoming environment for survivors staying at our shelter facilities. Tasks may include organizing donations, assisting with meal preparation, and providing emotional support to residents. Impact: Your contribution as a shelter volunteer ensures that survivors have a supportive and nurturing environment as they work towards healing and rebuilding their lives.

3. Community Outreach and Education

Description: Volunteers in community outreach roles represent our organization at community events, raise awareness about our services, and facilitate educational workshops on topics related to exploitation and human trafficking. This role is ideal for individuals passionate about advocacy and education. Impact: By engaging in community outreach and education efforts, volunteers help raise awareness about the issues affecting survivors and promote a culture of support and empathy within the community.

How to Get Involved

Getting involved as a volunteer with Refuge for Women in Kentucky is easy. Simply visit our website and fill out the volunteer application form. Our volunteer coordinator will reach out to discuss available opportunities and next steps.

Volunteering with Refuge for Women in Kentucky is a rewarding experience that allows you to make a meaningful difference in the lives of survivors and contribute to creating a safer and more supportive community for all. Join us in our mission to empower survivors and promote healing and resilience.