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Christian Appalachian Project (CAP)

  • 7 people are interested

Christian Appalachian Project is looking for volunteers and AmeriCorps members who share excitement for our mission of building hope, transforming lives, and sharing Christ's love through service in Appalachia.

Volunteers and AmeriCorps members have the opportunity to serve in a variety of programs in Eastern Kentucky. In addition to a life-changing experience, long-term CAP Volunteers receive room and board, a modest stipend for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, travel reimbursement, vacation time, professional development opportunities, potential student loan deferment, and are eligible to receive health insurance and an AmeriCorps Education Award (subject to funding availability).

Upcoming entry periods are in June, August (preferred), October, and January. Service placements are in fields such as Education, Home Repair, Hunger and Poverty Relief, Elderly Services, Volunteer Hospitality, Disaster Relief, and more.

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About Christian Appalachian Project (CAP)


Volunteer Program, 310 Beiting Lane, Mt. Vernon, KY 40456, US

Mission Statement

Christian Appalachian Project (CAP)'s mission is to build hope, transform lives, and share Christ's love through service in Appalachia.


CAP serves low-income families, particularly children, the elderly and persons with disabilities, in Appalachian Kentucky. Volunteers may serve part-time or full-time in a variety of programs.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


310 Beiting LaneMt. Vernon, KY 40456



  • Child Development
  • Elder care
  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Home Repair
  • Disaster Cleanup


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • Ideal candidates are compassionate, flexible, self-motivated, have great interpersonal skills

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