We want you!

Volunteers are an essential part of our work. We depend on, value and appreciate all of the people who donate their time with us.

Check out our current volunteer assignments: 

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Child Room/Waiting Room Assistant

Assists with providing comfort to anxious and distressed children before/after their interview. When child abuse investigators meet with the children’s parents, children are supervised by this volunteer. Activities include reading, art projects, puzzles, board games, etc.

Facility Volunteer

Assists with the facility maintenance and cleaning, yard maintenance, snow removal, indoor or outdoor spring clean-up, organizing, etc. This volunteer service can be ongoing or as needed.

Community Volunteer

A person and/or group that provides service through donations, fundraising, or time spent doing a one-time project, such as seasonal decorating, planting flower beds, making cookies, etc.

Office Assistant

Assists staff by answering phones, completing office work, compiling intake folders and paperwork, data input, etc. This volunteer service can be ongoing or as needed. In January, we need volunteers to assist with addressing and stuffing envelopes for our annual campaign.

Student Volunteer

College students who require practicum or internship experience may volunteer at the Center. They will be supervised by CHCAC staff and offsite school practicum advisers. (For more information, see Internship page.)

Event Committee Member

We currently have one main annual fundraising event. The event committee meets about 4-5 times before the event, usually about one meeting per month leading up to the event. By agreeing to this commitment, you will attend all meetings and assist in soliciting donations, sponsorships, new event attendees, etc.

Event Volunteer

Individuals or groups can volunteer to assist in event preparation or at the event itself. Check out these upcoming event volunteer opportunities!

December 2017: Christmas for Kids

Volunteer responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • PRE-EVENT: Shopping or donation of gifts, packing bags throughout the month of December
  • EVENT DAY: Checking documents, distributing gifts to families, taking pictures.
January 2018: Gratitude Gala

Volunteer responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • PRE-EVENT: Collecting in kind donations such as decorations, invitations and printing
  • EVENT DAY: Setting up venue and decorating
April 2018: 5k Race

Volunteer responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • PRE-EVENT: Collecting donations from local businesses, packing runner bags
  • EVENT DAY: Setting up, registering participants, manning the water station or food/snack table, directing runners on the course, manning the finish line, helping with the medal ceremony, distributing snacks, and cleaning up.

To become a CHCAC volunteer, all potential applicants must fill out an application and pass two background checks. To learn more about the volunteer application process, call 570.265.4132 or email info@chcac.org.