150 State Street, Louisville, KY 40206 5028930346


The work of UCHM would not be possible without our support from over 350 volunteers. From combating hunger to enriching the lives of youth there are many ways to get involved at UCHM.

Current volunteer opportunities:

Emergency Assistance Program

Food Pantry Volunteer – Volunteer in our food pantry Monday – Thursday  1:00 – 4:00pm. Food pantry volunteers assist with stocking and organizing food, assembling food boxes for families, and helping clients with their needs.

Donation Pick-up – Donation pick-up volunteers transport food donations to and from  various partners including the Dare to Care Main Warehouse and Kroger. Schedules for drivers are flexible during the daytime on weekdays. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation needed.

Senior Program

Meals on Wheels Volunteer – Meals on Wheels provides warm meals to homebound seniors. Meals on Wheels Volunteers transport warm meals to seniors in the Louisville area while also providing a welfare check and social support. This opportunity is available Tuesday mornings.

Community Meal Volunteer – Volunteers assist the senior program coordinator with meal preparation during the weekly senior community meals. Volunteers also provide support with recreational activities and visit with seniors during senior activities. This opportunity is available Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30am – 1:00pm. 

Youth Program 

United Learning After-School Program Volunteer – Volunteers provide homework help and tutoring to students enrolled in the United Learning after-school program as well as assist with enrichment activities. This program follows the JCPS schedule and operates after-school from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. UCHM asks that volunteers commit to at least two hours a week for one academic semester.

United Learning Summer Camp Leaders – Camp leaders provide supervision and support during the 6-week enrichment summer camp series. The United Learning camp includes fun and exciting field trips, on-site activities, and other hands-on learning opportunities. Camp Leaders must commit to 4 hours once a week for a minimum of one camp week.


Front Desk Volunteer – Volunteers assist with administrative duties such as answering the UCHM phone, fielding client questions, and coordinating communication between clients and food pantry volunteers. Shifts are available from 9am – 1pm and 1pm – 4pm.

Service Learning and Groups

Is your group looking for a service learning project? UCHM works with many community groups through schools, churches, and businesses to develop a volunteer project that fits your groups needs. Contact us today to talk about how we can provide a meaningful volunteer experience to your group.


To apply, please click the button below to fill out our volunteer application. If you are over 18, please download the background check by clicking the link below and e-mail it to uchmlouisville@gmail.com or mail/deliver to 150 South State Street, Louisville, KY 40206.

UCHM Volunteer Background Check Request