Volunteers are an important partner in how CPDC achieves its mission to develop vibrant communities. Since 2006, more than 1200 volunteer have provided over 140,000 hours of service to address the critical needs surrounding health and wellness, education, environment, economy and resident engagement.
Become a Volunteer today! CPDC offers four pathways to serve.
- Individual, ongoing volunteers address the program needs of our community centers. Examples: event planners, class instructors, youth mentors and tutors, summer camp assistants, food bank volunteers, and career coaches.
- Group or event based volunteers serve together as a group for a one time or episodic volunteer activity in our communities. Examples: KaBOOM! Playground builds, Casey Trees plantings or Capital Area Food Bank garden plantings, community clean ups, garden events, etc.
- Professional Volunteers donate highly skilled professional expertise, on behalf of their employer or on their own, to accomplish a specific scope of work agreed upon by CPDC. Example: Copy Editors, Photographers, Marketing staff, etc.
- Service Members & Interns serve with CPDC to facilitate their own academic or professional learning experience through a well-defined, on-going service experience. Examples: Public Allies AmeriCorps Members, Urban Alliance Fellows, and ServiceWorks VISTA Members that work with youth in after-school programs or employability training programs, Social Work students serving in Senior Communities, and Urban Planning students serving in Real Estate Development.
CPDC VOLUNTEERS IN ACTION