If you are interested in learning more about our Donation Drives please click the links below for more information. All other volunteer and community engagement opportunities are listed below. For more information please call Liz Bayer at 502.271.4526 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maryhurst Meet & Greet
Tour Maryhurst and find out how you can learn more about what we do and how you can help! Meet and Greets are held one Wednesday of each month from Noon-1pm. Please RSVP to Liz Bayer. Next Meet & Greet is Wednesday, January 27th.
Birthdays and Graduations
This opportunity is perfect for any group or individual at any age. Provide a card with a special message for a child’s birthday each month. We will provide you with a list of kid’s names for that month who are celebrating a birthday agency wide. Donate a graduation card and/or gift to our girls graduating from high school or middle school. We graduate eligible students during all semesters.
Adopt A Garden Bed
The Maryhurst Butterfly Garden is an organic garden that consists of 12 raised bed and 2 large flower beds. Help us add to the beauty of our campus and provide horticulture education to our children with the donation of your time, energy, and resources by adopting a raised bed or flower garden. Plan, plant, care for, harvest, and share your bed with Maryhurst.
Help Our Foster Care Program
Place a sign in your yard or business to help promote our foster care program. Or, invite a representative from our foster care program to speak to your church or civic group about opportunities for fostering or adopting children. Please contact Amy Lemley at 502.499.1570 or email@example.com if you are interested.
Help On Special Holidays
Perfect for any group or individual at any age. Bring holiday cheer to the children at Maryhurst by donating personalized Valentine’s Day card, donating Easter baskets and candy, purchasing pumpkins and candy for Halloween, or participating in our Holiday gift drive in December.
Mentoring at Maryhurst
Build a lasting relationship with a child in need of love and support. We are looking for volunteers who are able to make a weekly, year-long commitment to be mentors to children. You must be 21 years old or older to be a mentor. Car insurance verification required. Completions of training and successful application process required.
Party for a Cause
Help spread the word about the wonderful work Maryhurst does in the community. At your next birthday or holiday party ask your guests to bring gifts for the children at Maryhurst. We can provide you with a list of items. We can also provide you with materials for your guests to learn about our mission and the girls in our care. If you choose, a Maryhurst representative can be present to talk with you and your guests and answer any questions or can make arrangements to pick up the items after your party.
Adopt a Cottage Volunteer
This volunteer project can be done with an individual or a group (cottage assignment will depend on the number of volunteers). Work with our girls bi-monthly, monthly, or quarterly. You will be assigned a specific cottage on our Dorsey Lane campus based residential treatment program; our community based residential treatment homes located in Fern Creek and in the Clifton Neighborhood; or in our psychiatric residential treatment cottages on the Uspiritus Brooklawn campus in Buechel. You will be working with 10-15 girls (size depends on assigned cottage). Volunteers will plan the approved project and provide supplies, materials, or resources for the project. You must be at least 21 years old and no longer in high school to volunteer. Completions of training and successful application process required.
Spruce up Maryhurst
Help us brighten our campus and our children through painting, landscaping and other facility projects throughout the year. There is a minimum of five people per group of volunteers.
Please contact Liz Bayer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and any of the opportunities listed above. Many of Maryhurst’s volunteer opportunities require successful completion of an application and three background screens. Some will also require training with the Volunteer Coordinator. You must be at least 21 years old and no longer in high school to work directly with the children at Maryhurst.