We love our volunteers! Below is a list of opportunities, but if you have a passion and see a need, suggest it to us and we will look for opportunity to launch your new ministry.
Free Store Volunteers
Free Store volunteers assist the Free Store Director and Assistant Director in serving the community by performing, check-out, inventory, racking and clerical duties.
For more information on volunteering with the Free Store, please contact Assistant Free Store Director Selena Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-445-7342 x20.
Loaves & Fishes
Lunch is prepared and served, 11:30 am, Monday thru Friday at 277 Reeb Ave. in the St. Ladislas Roman Catholic Church dining room by staff and volunteers of Community Development for All People. Food is provided by a variety of sources, including the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.
Volunteers participate in serving the food directly to the community. For more information please contact Church and Community Worker Deborah Archie at email@example.com or 614-445-7342 x22.
A daily after school program is housed at Lincoln Park Elementary School located at 579 E. Markison Ave. The program begins each afternoon at the end of the school dayand concludes by 6 pm. The children enjoy an academically oriented curriculum enhanced with arts and fitness related programming.
For more information, please contact After School Program Director Rachel Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-477-6775.
CD4AP manages two community gardens including the South Side Settlement Garden and the Mike Dyle Community Garden which is situated on a double lot on Wager Street a few blocks from the CD4AP.
Volunteers are encouraged to participate in groups tending to the gardens. For further information please contact Church and Community Worker Margaret Madison at email@example.com or 614-445-7342 x11.
CD4AP, with assistance from other collaborators, has launched its new Healthy Eating And Living (HEAL) initiative. The HEAL program seeks to interconnect many of the healthy living activities that are currently being offered to low and moderate income South Side residents. Benefits of the program include developing a relationship with a peer health coach and shopping in a fresh foods market.
Volunteers interested in becoming a HEAL Coach can learn more by contacting HEAL Coordinator Sue Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-445-7342 x16.
Seasonal & Event Opportunities
CD4AP runs a variety of additional programming throughout the year. If interested in volunteering at additional community meals, fundraising events, Harmony on the South Side, housing projects and other seasonal volunteer opportunities, please contact Office and Communications Assistant Kelsey Sommers at email@example.com or 614-445-7342 x17.