Outreach Opportunities



Arab Elementary School needs volunteers who want to make a difference in the life of a child. Mentors will spend 30 minutes each week encouraging students, helping them study for tests, and checking in on their progress. These partnerships with be coordinated through the school’s guidance counselor.  Mentors are needed during the hours of 7:45am-10:30am and 11:15am-12:45pm.  For more information or to volunteer for this program, please contact Billy Roy at 256-568-6085.



The Link needs volunteers to meet the needs of their neighbors in Cullman.  From mentoring at-risk elementary aged children, teaching financial literacy to youth, landscaping, helping adults learn to read or teaching biblically based life skills classes, there are many different areas to serve, along with the ones listed here.  To volunteer for one of these opportunities or find others that align with your passions, please call 256-775-0028 or email info@linkingcullman.org.  You can also follow The Link on Facebook or find them online at www.linkingcullman.org

Restoring Women’s Outreach, Inc. is looking for volunteers to serve in their homes. These volunteers will help with things such as renovation, yard work, and hosting in-house small groups. Donations for their thrift store can also be made to RWO Thrift.  For more information, please contact Mary Jane Keefe at 256-735-3879 or email her at mjkeefe@restoringwomenoutreach.org




CONSTRUCTION HELP NEEDED:    Tammy Kilgore, a DC Jasper member, needs help converting a detached garage into a cottage apartment to provide housing for local women in need.  Help is needed with framing door openings, insulating, and hanging sheetrock.  Lumber and sheetrock have been donated and are on site.  Tools and insulation are still needed.  Please contact Jennifer Sparks at (615) 828-7892 or Shay McGehee at (205) 522-8227 if you are interested in volunteering.  Project is close to downtown Jasper.


Foothills Festival: The Foothills Festival is back and better than ever (www.foothillsjasper.com). Desperation Church kids zone with inflatable, carnival rides and games is always a huge hit and great way for us to connect with our community. Can you help make this year’s event great by signing up to host? The event will be Friday September 15 and Saturday September 16, we look forward to serving with you!!! You can sign up at this link: http://signup.com/go/vrPvPCj


Know of a need?  Please submit to info@desperationchurch.tv Include the name of the event, the day, the time, the number of volunteers needed as well as any other important information, and include the contact person name and telephone number for the event. This page is designed for serve opportunities. Submitting this email does not ensure approval of listing.