High School Volunteer Opportunities

Alexa Pence

Operation Brightside is a volunteer-driven and donor-funded organization created to unite Louisville’s people under one shared goal: creating a cleaner, greener Louisville.  Volunteers help in areas such as cleanup, special events, youth education, and office work. In order to take part in the efforts, volunteers can visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/Brightside or call 502.574.2613 for details.

Metro Animal service is a care center for abused animals. Bringing in an average of 14.000 animals annually, their goal is to save the lives of Louisville animals. Volunteers get the chance to walk dogs, play with cats, and join in events that promote pet adoption awareness. An orientation is mandatory prior to volunteering. Visit www.louisvilleky.gov/AnimalServices for the list of dates and times of the orientations or call 502-363-6609 for further details.

Meals-On-Wheels is a non-profit organization focused on delivering nutritious food to the elderly in Louisville who otherwise might not receive proper meals. Volunteers are needed to prepare and package dinners, organize schedules, make phone calls, load delivery vehicles and deliver meals.  The hours are very flexible, allowing volunteers to  work a few hours a week or a few hours every day. For further information, visit www.mealcall.org or call 502.778.7418.