The Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) seeks to promote the news of the Gospels through service in Appalachia, but volunteers come from a variety of faith traditions. Openness to diversity is necessary for community life. This project offers long-term volunteer opportunities up to 9 months.CAP has immediate openings for volunteers in the following programs: Family Advocacy, Child Development, Elderly Services, Adult Education, and Housing.
Christian Appalachian Project
- CAP has a rolling admissions process, but long-term applicants should allow at least two months
- Minimum age of 18 years old
- No special skills are needed
- Desire to serve others
- Long-term CAP volunteers may receive health benefits.
- CAP has eight volunteer houses located throughout eastern Kentucky. Most CAP volunteers live in community at the volunteer houses
- Free room and board
- Monthly stipend
- Loan deferments
- AmeriCorps Education Awards
- Two spiritual retreats a year