Volunteering with CAP

How to Join Us

We are looking for volunteers who are dependable, resilient, mature, self-starting, fast learners, compassionate, open to diverse faith expressions, and mission-minded. We'd love to tell you more about our mission and how you can make an impact! If you are interested in direct service to people in need in Appalachia, consider the many volunteer opportunities and options available with Christian Appalachian Project (CAP). Over our 55-year history, tens of thousands of volunteers have been called to the mountains to serve. There are a variety of short-term and one-year possibilities for individuals, groups, churches, and schools. Please select from the options below to learn more.

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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.


Every Penny Counts

85.38% of donation go directly to families in need.