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Volunteer Form
To apply for the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center (MHDCC) Volunteer Program, please complete this application. Once it is completed, you may print it out to mail or send it by email. Please send all materials to: Volunteer Coordinator, PO Box 98,  Paducah, KY 42002  or by email to Please send all materials either as one package or in one email. Do not send a separate email for each attachment. PLEASE INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING APPLICATION COMPONENTS:

  • Completed application form
  • Responses to short essay questions
  • Completed ranking page

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Short Essay Questions

Please type your answers in the blank spaces provided. Please answer the following questions thoroughly; however, do not feel obligated to use the entire space if not necessary for your response.
This section provides a way for MHDCC to get to know you better.



Volunteer Opportunities

Please rate 1-4 the issue areas below, with 4 being the areas in which you are most interested, and 1 being the areas in which you are least interested.


Assisting administrative team in grant work, community education opportunities, assisting administration & advocacy team with support necessary to run the emergency shelter program. Less direct client contact track.

Assisting clients with daily needs, staffing the crisis line/business line, staffing security gate traffic, guiding callers & clients to appropriate staff, assisting/filling in for court advocacy. More direct client contact track.

Assisting facilities manager & cook with daily duties to maintain shelter facility, donation collection/sorting, yard work, maintaining storage areas, etc. Non-direct client track.

Complete intakes and exits for adult clients as needed, provide information and referral as needed to complete goals, facilitate support groups, meet with adult clients implementing strategies to assist clients in meeting their goals, on-going case management. Direct client contact track.

Assist with sporadic special events to plan and/or staff fundraisers, PR events, presentations, etc.

Complete assessments for adult clients as needed, facilitate clinical support groups, meet with adult clients to provide clinical level case management, make referrals to additional support when needed. Direct client contact track.


Please select up to four work activity areas in which you are most interested in:


Contact Us:

PO Box 98
Paducah, KY 42002

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