Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) is dedicated to providing resettlement services to refugees through faith- and agency-based co-sponsorship in order to promote self-sufficiency and successful integration into our community. KRM is committed to offering access to community resources and promoting awareness of diversity for the benefit of the whole community. Opportunities to serve include tutoring and mentoring, as well as donation support for families sponsored by Christ Church.
Youth Program Mentors/Tutors
Through the New Beginnings Program, volunteers are paired with refugee children and youth, assisting in literacy attainment and homework help. They work with students to establish good study skills and support parental involvement in their child’s education. Volunteers introduce families to their new community through group discovery field trips. Commitment is at least 1 hour per week for 6 months. Volunteers in high school are encouraged to join this program but must have a parent or guardian present when mentoring. This opportunity requires volunteers to enjoy working with kids, be able to get to the meetings, and have experience in educating youth