How To Help


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CAPTAIN CHS has one of the most effective and extensive volunteer programs in the Capital Region. In 2016, over 400 volunteers provided more than 18,000 hours of assistance to CAPTAIN CHS's many programs. These caring and selfless people volunteer in almost every capacity of our operations. Volunteer positions include, but are not limited to:



Homework helpers 
Food Pantry assistants
Grounds keeping and meal preparations at our Youth Shelter 
Family Development mentors
Office assistants
Floor workers and cashiers at CAPTAIN’s Treasures
Fundraising assistance
CAPteen supervisors
Bicycle repairers
Pantry van drivers

Read our SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER HERE to learn about some of our great volunteers, programs, and opportunities.

To volunteer or ask for information about volunteering for a CAPTAIN CHS Program, please email Mary, CAPTAIN CHS's Volunteer Coordinator. Click below to download our application and volunteer manual. To maintain the integrity of our programs and ensure safety to all, adult volunteers seeking an opportunity to work directly with children are subject to a background search.