Changing Lives Upscale Resale Shop
Volunteers will assist customers; ring sales in cash register; sort, stock, price, tag, organize and hang merchandise on racks and shelves; and/or assist with packing seasonal items for storage area.
Affordable Housing Rehab Projects
Volunteer crews or individuals are needed to rehab vacant properties. Finished housing units will be available for lease, at below market rental rates, to low-to-moderate income Lake County, IL residents. (US Military Veterans with children are a priority for housing.)
Program Office Support
Volunteers will be assigned to assist departments with clerical support, such as data entry, phone calls, filing.
Food Pantry - Annual Holiday Basket Give-Away
Each December, volunteers are needed sort groceries and pack holiday baskets for Lake County families in need. Youth volunteers welcome.
Annual Anti-Poverty Walk
The 1st Saturday in May, volunteers load and unload tables and chairs, set-up & breakdown tents and check-in walkers at registration. Other volunteers are needed along the 5K route to man water stops and finish-line concession stands.
National Days of Service
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: Volunteers will read selected books to Head Start children ages 3-5 years old at various Head Start Lake County locations as part of National Day of Service and the National Day of Racial Healing.
- 911 and Veterans Day of Service: The CAP Volunteer Program in conjunction with the Army Retiree Office at Fort Sheridan distributes red donation boxes to collect donations for Veterans living at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center. Volunteers will be assigned to a donation box.