Volunteer – Red Bird Mission

Volunteer

This section applies to individual volunteers.

Groups wishing to come for Work Camp should apply here.

Volunteers are an important part of the ministry of Red Bird Mission. They render services and fill job positions that otherwise would not be filled. Some of the areas in which volunteers give their talents are listed below. Positions are filled based on the skills and interests of the applicants, and the current needs of the Mission.

Volunteer Handbook

Education

Tutors, School Nurse, Secretarial Aid, Classroom & Library Aides

Teachers of all subjects and grade levels

Current Specialties needed:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Elementary
Health & Wellness

Nursing students, dental hygienists, and other dental professionals. Must obtain KY licensing.

Community Housing Improvement

Crew leaders, cooks, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, auto mechanics, facility caretakers

Community Outreach

Transportation Drivers, Senior Center activities, Meals on Wheels, Family Ministries, Christmas Room, Respite Care

Economic Opportunity

Cashier, warehouse worker, craft marketing

Office

Data entry, web development, marketing, secretarial duties, computer hardware/software

Length of Service

Volunteers come to serve for varying lengths of time. The minimum length of service is generally one week. Some volunteers have served at Red Bird Mission for several years. The length of service and abilities of the volunteer will determine the responsibility given for programs and tasks. Persons invited for periods of six months or longer are considered long term volunteers.

Housing

Housing accommodations are provided based on family size, length of stay and housing availability. Basic furnishings include furniture and bed linens. When a kitchen is provided, utensils, pots, pans and dishes will be provided also. The various types of our volunteer housing are:
Volunteers’ Quarters: Private bedroom, basic furnishings, shared kitchen & bath.
Camp Ground – Motor home/Trailer pads (most with full hook-ups)

Meals

Short term volunteers are asked to pay for their own meals. Long term volunteers are provided meals in our facilities when available. Availability of meals is listed below. All prices are subject to change.

School: Lunch on school days – $3.00 per person

Work Camp: Dining Hall (Only available when work groups are here during Spring, Summer and early Fall)

Available meals & individual cost
Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Breakfast X $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5
Lunch X $5 $5 X $5 $5 X
Supper $6 $6 $6 X $6 $6 X
A X indicates that no meal is served.

A full weeks meals may be purchased at a discounted cost of $68 per person.

*Groups larger than 6 must contact our Work Camp office via email or by calling 606.598.5133

Individual Volunteer
Individuals interested in service as a long or short term volunteer at Red Bird Mission.
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