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Short-Term Volunteering


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Short-term volunteers make a commitment of at least three weeks, though some placements may require a longer commitment. Room and board is provided.

Opportunities are typically available mid-October through mid-August. Our greatest needs are in the summer and for our alternative spring break programs in March and April.

Service Placements:

Housing and Elderly Housing Crew Members: Volunteers needed to complete minor and major home repairs and new construction for families in need. Volunteers serve in teams under the direction of a skilled crew leader. 

Housing and Elderly Housing Assistant Crew Leaders: Volunteers experienced in construction and leadership needed during March and April to help with our alternative spring break programs. Commitments of 1-2 weeks will be considered.

Volunteer Groups Cooks: Volunteers needed to cook for volunteer groups that serve with CAP for a week. Cooks especially needed in March and April for our alternative spring break programs.

Grateful Threadz Thrift Store Associates: Volunteers needed to help give our customers a shopping experience that respects their dignity and provides affordable clothing and household items.

Trail work/maintenance: Volunteers are needed in the spring to help prepare camp for the summer. Projects include trail work, painting, power washing, general maintenance, etc.

Summer Camp: Counselors, lifeguards, medical personnel (RNs, LPNs, EMTs), arts & crafts instructors, and office helpers needed each June and July.

Depending on need, short-term placements may be available in other areas as well.