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Volunteer To Help Us Fulfill Our Mission

One person can make a difference and influence the course of a child, an individual, a family, and a community. We have individual volunteer days and corporate volunteer days as well. Choose from one of our three different volunteer programs. We do not require a time commitment or membership dues. Learn about our volunteer opportunities and donation opportunities to get started. Regardless of the type of contribution you make, each can be measured in real value to the organization. You can make a difference in the lives of the families we serve.

Non-Profits & Volunteerism

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Corporate Volunteering

Corporate partnerships have increased Community Action Partnership of Lake County's capacity to serve low-resourced individuals and families on their path to self-sufficiency. These partnerships may be event sponsorships or any of the following:

• In-Kind Donations
• Monetary Donations To Specific Programs
• Grants
• Volunteer Days

Why Consider Corporate Volunteering?

According to David Warshaw, principal at Vistas Volunteer Management Solutions, "There is a business case for investing in an employee volunteering program." Corporate volunteering may help:

• Build a Company's Reputation
• Improve Employee Morale
• Offer Team Building Opportunities
• Employees Gain Business Skills
Men Volunteering and a Happy Little Girl

Early Childhood Classroom Assistant

Become an early childhood classroom assistant to provide one-on-one assistance to children 3 to 5 years of age for at least two hours, one to two days per week for the 2016–2017 school year. Assistants help children with:

• Literacy • Math • Reading • Social and Emotional Development

Tutor Or Mentor

Help disadvantaged elementary school students in the Lake County, Illinois, area. Assist students one-on-one for at least one hour a day two to three days per week for the 2016–2017 school year.

Escorted Transportation and Food Delivery

Help our partners to provide escorted service to medical appointments or meal delivery for homebound elders. Antioch, Highland Park, and Waukegan are priority areas.

Local Volunteer Opportunities

We offer additional volunteer opportunities for people of all ages, including senior volunteers. Become an emergency food pantry and community garden volunteer or assist as an inventory clerk or work with retail sales or furniture repair at our Resale Shop.