As an Affiliate volunteer, you can be involved with our fundraising efforts, participate in community events, attend health fairs, or help in the Komen Kentucky offices.

To get started, please email us at  volunteer@komenkentucky.org
or call us at 502-495-7824.

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Volunteer Areas of Opportunity

Komen Kentucky has various opportunities throughout the year, ranging over a wide variety of skills. Click here to view our current volunteer opportunities.

It’s Race season and we need you!

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest, most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer. The race series includes more than 140 events on four continents, with over one million participants coming together every year to take part in the fight against breast cancer.

These important annual events raise significant funds for the breast cancer movement, and the funds we raise here in the community stay here to support local breast cancer programs. Sign up to volunteer today!

Click here to volunteer for the Louisville Race for the Cure on October 14
Click here to volunteer for the Lexington Race for the Cure on October 21

Bourbon Chase
The Bourbon Chase celebrates the best of Kentucky. It is a 200-mile journey across the Bluegrass State – through our historic bourbon distilleries, across our majestic horse country, and into our enchanting small towns. Click here to volunteer.

 

Volunteering Makes a Difference

BETTER HEALTH — Volunteers say that they feel better – physically, mentally and emotionally.
SENSE OF PURPOSE — Volunteers feel a deeper connection to communities and to others.
LESS STRESS — Good news – Volunteering helps manage and lower stress levels.
MORE ENGAGED — Volunteers are more informed health care consumers & more involved in taking care of their health.

Employers get healthier too!

When employers promote volunteering, it earns goodwill.

Volunteering builds…
  • Greater Company Morale
  • Time Management Skills
  • Stronger Colleague Relationships
  • People and Teamwork Skills
  • Professional Job Skills

Intern with Komen

Komen Kentucky internships offer year-round learning opportunities in various areas. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Lynda Weeks, Executive Director, at intern@komenkentucky.org.