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Let's Transform Lexington, Together
Lexington Leadership Foundation invites you to step into a journey that offers purpose, fulfillment, and Kingdom impact. Every heart has a unique beat, and every helping hand its distinct touch. Whether you're moved by the aspiration to guide local youth as a compassionate mentor or stirred by the calling to bridge the gap between fathers in correctional facilities and their children, LLF offers a unique place to make a difference.
Why volunteer with us? Because the Lexington Leadership Foundation isn't just about service, it's about heart connections, aligned to create lasting Christ-centered civic transformation. Perhaps you feel led to serve through diligent prayer, either in the sanctity of your home or in the sacred space of The Prayer Room. Maybe your passion lies in one-on-one mentorship with our nationally recognized Amachi program. Or, dive into a myriad of enriching opportunities awaiting within Urban Impact's youth programming. Every moment you invest with us is a step closer to stitching the fabric of community stronger, guiding dads towards restorative bonds, and lighting up young lives, all to become who God created them to be. This is not just volunteering; this is Kingdom work, and the harvest is plentiful.
So come, be a part of our mission, and experience the unparalleled joy of changing lives and transforming communities. Your journey with the Lexington Leadership Foundation promises to be as transformative for you as it is for those you serve. We can't wait to meet you!
Spend at least one hour per week for a minimum of one calendar year with a young person (age 6-17) impacted by incarceration. Mentors engage in fun, positive, and goal-oriented activities, receive monthly support from their match specialist, and are invited to fun monthly events hosted by Amachi.
URBAN IMPACT: LEADERSHIP ACADEMY MENTOR
Spend three hours per week for a minimum of one calendar year in one-on-one and in group settings with middle and high school aged youth enrolled in Leadership Academy. Mentors engage and guide LA youth in the 5 success pillars (see Leadership Academy page for specifics).
URBAN IMPACT: ACADEMY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM VOLUNTEER
Passionate about elementary and/or middle school aged youth? The Academy After School program offers opportunities to engage youth in a myriad of ways through arts, academics, and athletics. Volunteers are needed Monday (middle school, Leadership Academy), Tuesday & Wednesday (elementary school), and Thursday (middle school) from 2:30 – 5:30pm.
FATHERHOOD INITIATIVE: 24/7 DAD RESPONSIBLE FATHERHOOD FACILITATOR
24:7 DAD© is a data based 12-week, cognitive-behavioral course designed to provide practical and impactful strategies for fathers. Course workbooks and guides are provided as well as weekly meals for groups meeting in neighborhood locations across Lexington. Becoming a facilitator requires a commitment of 2 hours per week for twelve weeks.
AMACHI: BIRTHDAY BAG DONATIONS
Donate or help us acquire items for birthday bags: each Amachi mentee receives a birthday bag to help celebrate their special day! Items needed include stickers, books, balloons, art supplies, science kits, craft kits, puzzles, games, and sports equipment. We do not accept used items (we want the best for our kid's birthdays!). Please contact us to schedule item drop-offs!