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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.

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Corporate Volunteering

Corporate partnerships have increased the Community Action Partnership of Lake County's capacity to serve low-resource 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
Corporate Volunteering


ONE-TIME or ONGOING:

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

Youth volunteers are welcome.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 to sort groceries and pack holiday baskets for Lake County families in need.


Volunteers Needed Now - Food Pantry &/or Food Giveaways Days

We need food pantry volunteers Monday-Friday between 9:00 am - 4:00 pm to stock shelves, help with unloading and loading truck deliveries, organize and clean pantry area. On food giveaway days, volunteers will unload food boxes from trucks, sort and prepare food bags to distribute, and help distribute food. Food Giveaway Days are every other Tuesday and Friday and 2 Saturdays per month, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Call 847-249-4330 to sign-up today!

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Print, complete and submit application to lisa.hayes@caplakecounty.org

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