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Be a Part of the Team

You can be a part of the local humanitarian response to a global refugee crisis. KRM operates out of Louisville, Lexington, and Northern Kentucky.

In total, KRM has a staff of 70 full- and part-time employees, with approximately 50 staff members in Louisville and 20 staff members in Lexington. Refugees resettled through KRM receive ongoing assistance as they create new homes in Kentucky. Learn more about KRM and our services. All applicants are encouraged to review the website and read the Frequently Asked Questions.

KRM offers employees:

  • A fast-paced, team-oriented work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits, as eligible
  • Daily opportunities to engage with and learn from colleagues and refugee clients from all over the world
  • Opportunities to use your multilingual skills with clients and community partners
  • The chance to work as part of Kentucky’s local, humanitarian response to the global refugee crisis

KRM is an equal opportunity employer and 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation, and evaluate all candidates based on merit.

Each open position will have a detailed job description with application instructions included. Please see below for any current openings.



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Volunteer and Community Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA

The Volunteer and Community Engagement VISTA is a full-time opportunity through the Corporation for National Community Service’s AmeriCorps VISTA program. Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) serves as the site placement for this stipended, one-year service opportunity.  The goal of this VISTA position is to build KRM’s ability to ensure refugee newcomers in the Louisville Metro Area receive the services and support they need by sustaining and growing 1) volunteer engagement and retention and 2) community engagement through event volunteer management and community engagement.

This is a full-time, year-long service term. The position’s start date–as early as September 4, 2020—is contingent on the applicant’s successful AmeriCorps VISTA application. Review the full job description for application instructions. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Receptionist (full-time)

The Receptionist will be a welcoming and helpful presence for visitors and clients, represent the agency to the public, and manage the reception area efficiently. Responsibilities will include managing incoming clients and guests, phone calls and other inquiries; receiving and delivering messages; making appointments; and assisting staff in daily activities involved in addressing clients’ needs.

Review the job description and email a resume and cover letter to Adrienne Eisenmenger, Family and Youth Services Manager.


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There are currently no available opportunities posted.




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