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We are so grateful for your willingness to serve with CAP.
We also recognize that you may have concerns about COVID-19 and its impact
on your service. CAP cares about the safety of our participants, volunteers, and staff, 
and we have implemented recommended precautions organization-wide.

We are currently accepting applications for seasonal skilled volunteers, summer camp, and our August start One-Year Volunteer Corps.
Please contact us regarding any Volunteer Corps time commitments shorter than one year.


One-Year Volunteer Corps and AmeriCorps Application


Other Available Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Seasonal skilled construction or kitchen help application: For individuals applying to serve one or more weeks as assistant crew leaders, kitchen helpers, or floaters for our WorkFest and YouthFest alternative spring break programs in March and April. Kitchen help also needed in the summer and fall.
  • Summer camp application: For individuals applying to serve at Camp AJ or Camp Shawnee in June and July.
  • Community Volunteer application: For local community members applying to serve on a flexible basis in Floyd County, Johnson County, Rockcastle County, McCreary County, Jackson County, or Lexington.

Thank you for your interest in serving with Christian Appalachian Project. The service, enthusiasm, and love shared by our volunteers has a profound effect on the lives of the people we serve, and we continue to need the support of people like you. If you are unable to fill out the application online, you may request an application be mailed to you. Please contact the Volunteer Program if you have any additional questions regarding the admissions process, the Volunteer Program, or the work of CAP. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or just to introduce yourself. Though we may not know your name yet, you can trust that you have been in our prayers and will continue to be throughout your discernment process.

Please note that a national criminal and sex offender (and for some applicants, motor vehicle) background check is required for acceptance as a CAP volunteer. We will send you authorization forms for these checks after reviewing your application.


For volunteering information, contact:
Call: 1-800-755-5322

Prayer Requests

Our faith calls us and sustains us— that's why Christian Appalachian Project gathers for chapel each day. If you or a loved one are in need of prayers, please let us know and we will lift up your request.


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