The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee (CKWL) is an emerging leader in community service for students and resourceful anti-hunger programs for communities around the country. The entire program is student-run. Tasks undertaken by students include: planning menus, obtaining food, running cooking shifts, organizing drivers, and teaching culinary skills to unemployed adults. In addition, they keep track of all paperwork necessary to ensure that everything−including food preparation−is being done safely, organize fundraisers, develop curriculum, and recruit new students to get involved. Students
CAPUP strengthens communities by providing resources for people to help themselves. Interns will become familiar with all programs administered by CAPUP, including Virginia CARES, Employment Services, Child Care Food Program, and Emergency Services Program. Community action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People, Inc. (CAPUP) is a private
Capstone Community Action provides comprehensive services to help people achieve economic well-being with dignity and develops partnerships to strengthen Vermont communities. Our commitment is to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty, to work with individuals and families to move out of poverty, and to advocate for economic justice for all Vermonters.
Career Collaborative is a private, non-profit organization that partners with employers to help low-income, unemployed and under-employed workers get and keep jobs. Its Job-Search Course helps participants get full-time permanent jobs with benefits and to understand the employer’s point of view once employed. Career Collaborative provides two years of ongoing support to help clients be successful over time. More than 70 percent of Career Collaborative clients remain employed for a minimum of this two-year period. These services are offered at
Caritas of Austin’s Housing Department maintains the goal of helping Travis County individuals and families facing homelessness or a housing crisis to access housing or attain housing stability. Caritas has a range of services to offer, from emergency rent/utilities assistance to long term housing provision. Below is a description of the various programs available for housing stability. Rent and Utilities Assistance with case management Rapid Re-Housing – assisting people to connect to permanent housing Transitional Housing – temporary housing and support services for
Center for Family Services (CFS) is a nonprofit human service agency in Camden County New Jersey. The universal goal of this multi-faceted agency is to strengthen families and provide a framework of options for them to gain self-sufficiency. It has been a provider of community social services or resources since July 1, 2000, but actually has established roots in the community for over 90 years. CFS has been a Head Start provider since December 1, 2011. Head Start is a nurturing
Centro Latino’s mission is to build quality relationships between Spanish speakers and the general community in education, health-care, and Social Justice. The Warehouse Summer Program hosted at Centre College provides participants mentoring with student volunteers, academic tutoring, healthy meals and snacks, and a safe and supportive environment in which to improve their language, academic, and social skills. Children in this program have been selected because they are either members of English as a Second Language Programs, Migrant Programs or because they are
CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence. The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1965 to carry out the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 in Vermont’s Northwest Counties of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle. It is one of five Community Action Agencies in Vermont. CVOEO provides vital services to over eleven thousand households (over 25,000 individuals) every year. Our three Coordinated Statewide Housing
To lead the effort to build and sustain community practices to eliminate homelessness.
The Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) is an interdenominational, non-profit organization committed to serving the people in need in Appalachia by providing physical, spiritual, and emotional support through a wide variety of programs and services. One such program is the CAP summer camps, which are designed to provide campers with physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual challenges in a recreational environment. The children in attendance range in age from 6 to 17 and most come from low-income families. Counselors will engage in outdoor and indoor activities throughout