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Volunteer with CAP Services

There are volunteer opportunities in each of the five counties served by CAP.
For specific opportunities by county, click on the county of interest listed below.

Ongoing opportunities

  • Assist children in classroom activities (reading, using a computer, art helper, engage children in classroom play areas like blocks, science area, dramatic play area).  Assist staff with recording individual child observations
  • Assist staff on the playground and in transitions – help children to get ready to go outside, supervise and play with children on the playground
  • Meal time – help children get ready for meals, assist with eating and supervision at the table, tooth brushing;
  • Meal time – assist staff:  meal prep, serving, wash and sanitize tables before and after meals, sweep floors
  • Picture taker – capture children in various adventures in Head Start
  • Facility projects – put up/update bulletin boards in the classroom, help design new ones, help with cleaning or laundry at the Head Start Center
  • Help with Head Start office work (copying, filing, etc)
  • Policy Council membership (limited to Head Start parents)

Call Mary at 608-296-2141 ext. 2213 for more information.

Short-term projects

Volunteer in one of CAP’s Poverty Simulation Events.  These are designed to help participants walk a month in a low-income person’s shoes.  Scheduling is intermittent.  Volunteers might assist in facilitation of the program or play the role of a community vendor or organization during the simulation experience.

Contact Erin at 715-343-7165
eolson@capmail.org

Ongoing opportunities

Members of Advisory Boards provide input on how to increase the profile of services, ideas for recruitment and other ways in which to improve services to eligible individuals.  The Boards typically meet 4-6 times per year. The Development Council assists with the variety of programs offered in Outagamie County.

Contact Pat at 920-427-8269
palger@capmail.org

Short-term projects

Volunteer in one of CAP’s Poverty Simulation Events.  These are designed to help participants walk a month in a low-income person’s shoes.  Scheduling is intermittent.  Volunteers might assist in facilitation of the program or play the role of a community vendor or organization during the simulation experience.

Contact: Erin 715-343-7165
eolson@capmail.org

CAP’s Skills Enhancement Program hosts a Trivia Unplugged event in November of each year.
Contact Amy at 920-968-6365
averhagen@capmail.org

Ongoing opportunities

Members of Advisory Boards provide input on how to increase the profile of services, ideas for recruitment and other ways in which to improve services to eligible individuals.  The Boards typically meet 4-6 times per year. Boards exist for CAP’s:

Family Crisis Center / Sexual Assault Victim Services Programs
Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

Skills Enhancement Program
Contact Dotty Bauer at 715-343-7102
dbauer@capmail.org 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CAP Services’ Family Crisis Center. The application process is outlined below.

1. Complete both the application and volunteer opportunities sheets. You will also need to submit three letters of recommendation from people other than family, who know you well.

2. Return complete paperwork to:
Melissa Marcoux
Family Crisis Center
1616 West River Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481 

After your paperwork and letters are received and your references contacted, we will get back to you. For volunteer opportunities involving direct client service, we ask that you commit to a minimum of 12 months service with us. If you are selected as a volunteer who will be providing direct client services, we will require a background check and TB test (these will be paid by CAP). We also require these volunteers to go through orientation and based on the duties assigned, there may be additional training involved.

3. Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with CAP Services.

Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

SAVS Advocates provide direct assistance and support to victims of sexual assault. They share in covering a monthly on-call schedule after completing initial training. Volunteer Advocates attend monthly meetings for continuing in-service opportunities and program support. When scheduled, an advocate is called to provide contact with the victim and family by phone or in person at the hospital, law enforcement office, or county courtroom. Volunteers also assist with community education and awareness activities

To volunteer:

1. Complete both the application and volunteer opportunities sheets. You will also need to submit three letters of recommendation from people other than family, who know you well.

2. Return complete paperwork to:
Melissa Marcoux
Family Crisis Center
1616 West River Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481 

After your paperwork and letters are received and your references contacted, we will get back to you. We ask that you commit to a minimum of 12 months service with us. If you are selected as a volunteer we will require a background check (paid for by CAP) and the successful completion of initial training. We also require all volunteers to go through orientation and based on the duties assigned, there may be additional training involved.

Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

  • Assist children in classroom activities (reading, using a computer, art helper, engage children in classroom play areas like blocks, science area, dramatic play area).  Assist staff with recording individual child observations
  • Assist staff on the playground and in transitions – help children to get ready to go outside, supervise and play with children on the playground
  • Meal time – help children get ready for meals, assist with eating and supervision at the table, tooth brushing;
  • Meal time – assist staff:  meal prep, serving, wash and sanitize tables before and after meals, sweep floors
  • Picture taker – capture children in various adventures in Head Start
  • Nap helper – put out cots and help get children down for naps (reading, etc).
  • Facility projects – put up/update bulletin boards in the classroom, help design new ones, help with cleaning or laundry at the Head Start Center
  • Help with Head Start office work (copying, filing, etc)
  • Policy Council membership (limited to Head Start parents)

Contact Family Development at 715-343-7153
Contact the Children’s Discovery Center (child care) at 715-544-4901

Contact Cathey Hankison, Ascension Volunteer Services Manager, at 715-346-5372

CAP Services offers free taxpayer assistance for low-income families in Portage County.

Tax Preparers: Work one-on-one with taxpayers to prepare state and federal returns using Taxslayer software

Intake Specialist: Welcome clients, create a pleasant atmosphere, and control the flow of appointments

Locations: Mid-State Technical College, Stevens Point

To apply as a volunteer, contact Erin at:
eolson@capmail.org or 715-343-7165

Short-term projects

Volunteer in one of CAP’s Poverty Simulation Events.  These are designed to help participants walk a month in a low-income person’s shoes.  Scheduling is intermittent.  Volunteers might assist in facilitation of the program or play the role of a community vendor or organization during the simulation experience.

Contact Erin at 715-343-7165
eolson@capmail.org

CAP’s Family Crisis Center hosts a 5K Run/Walk in May each year.

Contact Antonya at 715-343-7194

Ongoing opportunities

Members of Advisory Boards provide input on how to increase the profile of services, ideas for recruitment and other ways in which to improve services to eligible individuals.  The Boards typically meet 4-6 times per year. Boards exist for CAP’s:

Family Crisis Center / Sexual Assault Victim Services Programs
Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CAP Services’ Family Crisis Center. The application process is outlined below.

1. Complete both the application and volunteer opportunities sheets. You will also need to submit three letters of recommendation from people other than family, who know you well.

2. Return complete paperwork to:
Melissa Marcoux
Family Crisis Center
1616 West River Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481 

After your paperwork and letters are received and your references contacted, we will get back to you. For volunteer opportunities involving direct client service, we ask that you commit to a minimum of 12 months service with us. If you are selected as a volunteer who will be providing direct client services, we will require a background check and TB test (these will be paid by CAP). We also require these volunteers to go through orientation and based on the duties assigned, there may be additional training involved.

3. Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with CAP Services.

Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

SAVS Advocates provide direct assistance and support to victims of sexual assault. They share in covering a monthly on-call schedule after completing initial training. Volunteer Advocates attend monthly meetings for continuing in-service opportunities and program support. When scheduled, an advocate is called to provide contact with the victim and family by phone or in person at the hospital, law enforcement office, or county courtroom. Volunteers also assist with community education and awareness activities

To volunteer:

1. Complete both the application and volunteer opportunities sheets. You will also need to submit three letters of recommendation from people other than family, who know you well.

2. Return complete paperwork to:
Melissa Marcoux
Family Crisis Center
1616 West River Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481 

After your paperwork and letters are received and your references contacted, we will get back to you. We ask that you commit to a minimum of 12 months service with us. If you are selected as a volunteer we will require a background check (paid for by CAP) and the successful completion of initial training. We also require all volunteers to go through orientation and based on the duties assigned, there may be additional training involved.

Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

CAP Services offers free taxpayer assistance for low-income families in Waupaca County.

Tax Preparers: Work one-on-one with taxpayers to prepare state and federal returns using Taxslayer software

Intake Specialist: Welcome clients, create a pleasant atmosphere, and control the flow of appointments

Locations: CAP Services, Tower Rd, Waupaca

To apply as a volunteer, contact Erin at:
eolson@capmail.org or 715-343-7165

  • Assist children in classroom activities (reading, using a computer, art helper, engage children in classroom play areas like blocks, science area, dramatic play area).  Assist staff with recording individual child observations
  • Assist staff on the playground and in transitions – help children to get ready to go outside, supervise and play with children on the playground
  • Meal time – help children get ready for meals, assist with eating and supervision at the table, tooth brushing;
  • Meal time – assist staff:  meal prep, serving, wash and sanitize tables before and after meals, sweep floors
  • Picture taker – capture children in various adventures in Head Start
  • Facility projects – put up/update bulletin boards in the classroom, help design new ones, help with cleaning or laundry at the Head Start Center
  • Help with Head Start office work (copying, filing, etc)
  • Policy Council membership (limited to Head Start parents)

Contact Billie Jo
Clintonville at 715-823-4310
New London at 920-982-7677
Waupaca at 715-258-9575

Contact Cathey Hankison, Ascension Volunteer Services Manager, at 715-346-5372

Short-term projects

Volunteer in one of CAP’s Poverty Simulation Events.  These are designed to help participants walk a month in a low-income person’s shoes.  Scheduling is intermittent.  Volunteers might assist in facilitation of the program or play the role of a community vendor or organization during the simulation experience.

Contact Erin at 715-343-7165
eolson@capmail.org

Ongoing opportunities

Members of Advisory Boards provide input on how to increase the profile of services, ideas for recruitment and other ways in which to improve services to eligible individuals.  The Boards typically meet 4-6 times per year. Boards exist for CAP’s:

Family Crisis Center
Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

Skills Enhancement Program
Contact Amy Verhagen at 920-968-6365
averhagen@capmail.org 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with CAP Services’ Family Crisis Center. The application process is outlined below.

1. Complete both the application and volunteer opportunities sheets. You will also need to submit three letters of recommendation from people other than family, who know you well.

2. Return complete paperwork to:
Melissa Marcoux
Family Crisis Center
1616 West River Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481 

After your paperwork and letters are received and your references contacted, we will get back to you. For volunteer opportunities involving direct client service, we ask that you commit to a minimum of 12 months service with us. If you are selected as a volunteer who will be providing direct client services, we will require a background check and TB test (these will be paid by CAP). We also require these volunteers to go through orientation and based on the duties assigned, there may be additional training involved.

3. Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with CAP Services.

Contact Melissa Marcoux at 715-343-7126
mmarcoux@capmail.org

CAP Services offers free taxpayer assistance for low-income families in Waushara County.

Tax Preparers: Work one-on-one with taxpayers to prepare state and federal returns using Taxslayer software

Intake Specialist: Welcome clients, create a pleasant atmosphere, and control the flow of appointments

Locations: CAPsell Center, Wautoma

To apply as a volunteer, contact Erin at:
eolson@capmail.org or 715-343-7165

  • Assist children in classroom activities (reading, using a computer, art helper, engage children in classroom play areas like blocks, science area, dramatic play area).  Assist staff with recording individual child observations
  • Assist staff on the playground and in transitions – help children to get ready to go outside, supervise and play with children on the playground
  • Meal time – help children get ready for meals, assist with eating and supervision at the table, tooth brushing;
  • Meal time – assist staff:  meal prep, serving, wash and sanitize tables before and after meals, sweep floors
  • Picture taker – capture children in various adventures in Head Start
  • Nap helper – put out cots and help get children down for naps (reading, etc).
  • Facility projects – put up/update bulletin boards in the classroom, help design new ones, help with cleaning or laundry at the Head Start Center
  • Help with Head Start office work (copying, filing, etc)
  • Policy Council membership (limited to Head Start parents)

Contact Mary at 920-787-7742

Contact Cathey Hankison, Ascension Volunteer Services Manager, at 715-346-5372

Short-term projects

Volunteer in one of CAP’s Poverty Simulation Events.  These are designed to help participants walk a month in a low-income person’s shoes.  Scheduling is intermittent.  Volunteers might assist in facilitation of the program or play the role of a community vendor or organization during the simulation experience.

Contact Erin at 715-343-7165
eolson@capmail.org

CAP’s Family Crisis Center hosts a 5K Run/Walk in May each year.
Contact Antonya at 715-343-7194.