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Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center
332 Riverbend Road
Posted: January 11 2017
Application Deadline: July 15, 2017
Position: 10 Full-time, Paid
Timeframe: 09/01/17 — 09/01/18 (Flexible)
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DescriptionChildren are hungry, homes are broken, and hearts are on fire for the Lord! Those are the people we serve in the hills of Appalachia.
FBAMC is an outreach ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Lexington, KY. Our ecumenical service to the poor is done in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Our services include our Outreach Program offering transitional housing for the working poor, home repairs to those in need, providing goods and resources to individuals and organizations , a Summer Feeding Program for children, a community resource thrift store, youth programs, Christmas distribution, and much more. Our Volunteer Program hosts mission trips for over 500 volunteers each year, youth and adult, from throughout the country, offers a 10 week Summer Internship Program and a 1 year Long Term Volunteer Program. Our warehouse collects and distributes donations throughout the 40 Appalachian counties as well as parts of Ohio and West Virginia.
Long Term Volunteering (LTV) at the Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center (FBAMC) is a walk with God in service to the poor in the eastern Kentucky region of Appalachia. It includes daily mass, bi-weekly spiritual growth, and adoration, Our needs vary according to the current needs of our programs.
LTV are needed to support our Outreach Program working in the community with those requesting assistance, the local food pantry, & the nursing home, and supporting our Youth Program with direct involvement with youth and their families. Our Volunteer Program needs support in areas of recruiting, leading, and organizing volunteers. FBAMC also needs those with construction experience, marketing skills, warehouse experience, Class A CDL truck drivers licence, computer knowledge, administrative skills, retail experience, and social media interest to help support the overall operations of the Mission Center.
You are invited to schedule a visit with us for a tour and introduction. We have facilities for overnight needs. You will find the culture of Appalachia warm and simple with God present everywhere.
The first month is a discernment month for both applicant and FBAMC during which the volunteer will spend time working in each program to mutually determine their specific job duties. Minimum age for a LTV is 21.
ResponsibilitiesBased on specific job assignment.
Will be outlined at conclusion of discernment month (The first month is a discernment month for both applicant and FBAMC during which the volunteer will spend time working in each program to mutually determine their specific job duties.)
RequirementsDesire to evangelize ecumenically in the name of the Catholic Church
21 years of age
Safe Environment Training
A positive attitude
Needed skills for specific job assignment.