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Want to volunteer with The Shack? Check out some of the ways below to see how you can be involved. Give us a call at (304) 599-5466, or email

  • Office/Admin
  • Tutoring
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Food Preparation
  • Teaching
  • Coaching
  • Board Membership
  • Driving
  • Painting

Please note: some volunteer positions require background checks.

Our mentorship program pairs children aged 7-17 with staff members and volunteers, who share common interests.  Mentors commit to contacting the child a minimum of two times a month (in person, phone, zoom, or text) and going on mentoring trips, when possible.  If you would like to be a mentor or have a child that would like to have a mentor, please contact Dawn Lipscomb by emailing her at

Please note: mentor positions require a background check.

  • Kroger Community Rewards |  Log into your Kroger account and link our charity to your community rewards. Each time you shop at Kroger, a portion gets donated to us. Search for our organization number, KI862.

  • PayPal Giving

  • Benevity

  • Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) | Contributions can be in the form of cash, personal property, real estate, stock and in-kind professional services. Businesses & individuals who contribute a minimum of $500 can receive up to 50% in tax credit, allowing the donor or corporation to reduce their West Virginia tax liability no more than 50%. To learn more about the Neighborhood Investment Program, visit their website or click to view the brochure.