Corps Members serve a year in Eastern Kentucky in Christian Appalachian Project (CAP)'s Volunteer Program. Corps Member program placements, which include education, food pantry service, home repair, elderly services, retail service, and more, can be found at https://serviceyear.org/christianappalachianproject/#org-positions.
Individuals can choose to serve as a CAP Volunteer, an AmeriCorps Member, or as both concurrently. CAP Volunteers have the opportunity to live in intentional community (room and board provided) with other volunteers, sharing in community meals and devotion and reflection several nights a week. AmeriCorps Members and Volunteers choosing to live on their own in the local community are eligible for a living allowance.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Training
All food and housing is provided for members who choose to live in community. The stipend ("living allowance") is $125 bi-weekly for members who live in community and up to $597 bi-weekly for members who live independently.
Less than High School Completed
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Some service placements require driving. Drivers must be 21 years or older and possess a valid Driver's License.
Subject to criminal background check