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Spend Your Summer With Refugee Youth

Apply to Volunteer at the Summer Youth Program

Summer is almost here! Louisville volunteers, what are your summer plans? Join us as a Summer Youth Program volunteer and spend time with refugee newcomers.

Volunteers for this program must be 16 years or older. This is a perfect opportunity for a high school or college student looking to gain volunteer experience or learn about refugee resettlement.

KRM’s Summer Youth Program is a school readiness program for refugee children and youth, grades K-8, held at Kentucky Refugee Ministries. Through a partnership with Jefferson County Public Schools, This six week program offers English as a Second Language, Math, and Science classes, as well as art therapy and educational field trips. The summer program relies heavily on a team of dedicated volunteers for its success! As classroom assistants and field trip chaperones, volunteers work directly with the students in the program, building strong relationships with them over the course of the summer.

Program dates & TIME commitment

Monday, June 11, 2018 through Friday, July 20, 2018

  • 9:00 am – 1:45 pm, weekdays
  • Most volunteers are only asked to volunteer one day per week of the program. Do not worry if you cannot commit to every weekday of the 6-week program! We still encourage you to apply.

application & deadline

Complete and submit your application by May 7, 2018.

Volunteer Positions AVAILABLE

  • Language Arts/ ESL classroom assistant
  • Math classroom assistant
  • Science classroom assistant
  • Art Therapy classroom assistant

Please Note:

There are 20 total volunteer positions for this program. Due to an increase in volunteerism at KRM, not all applicants can be accepted to volunteer with the program.

Questions? You can find detailed program information and staff contact details in the application (link above). Learn more about KRM’s Family & Youth services here.

Thank you!