Please note CAPTAIN CHS continues to accept and encourage volunteer applications, though it is possible you may not begin your service until COVID-19 precautionary measures are rescinded.
**We may have needs for emergency volunteers to run errands and deliver goods to our senior population. If you're interested, please call 518-399-3262.**
CAPTAIN CHS has one of the most effective and extensive volunteer programs in the Capital Region. In 2017, 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
- Family Development mentors
- Floor workers and cashiers at CAPTAIN’s Treasures
- CAPteen supervisors
- Summer Meals van drivers
To volunteer or ask for information about volunteering for a CAPTAIN CHS Program, please contact our Director of Philanthropy and Volunteer Engagement, Ava Martin:
- By email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- By phone at 518-399-4624
To apply today, please download and submit the Volunteer Application below.
PLEASE NOTE: To maintain the integrity of our programs and ensure safety to all, adult volunteers seeking an opportunity to work directly with children or to transport clients are subject to a background search and/or motor vehicle inquiry.
Application & Volunteer Documents
Background Check Documents
This form is required for anyone interested in volunteer positions that require utilizing your own vehicle, or one of CAPTAIN CHS' vehicles.
This form is required for all volunteers interested in working with youth.