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Recruitment: West CAP Board of Director Position

West CAP is currently seeking a low income representative from Barron and Pepin Counties for our Board of Directors.  This is an excellent opportunity to assist our organization with developing programs that meet the needs of the community as well as gain personal/professional experience as a Board of Directors member. Our meetings are once a month and held at Best Western Plus, Menomonie, WI. We will reimburse mileage as well as pay a $40 monthly meeting stipend.

West CAP, (West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency, Inc.) founded in 1965, operates a number of federal, state and locally funded programs designed to assist low-income people increase their self-reliance.

The mission of West CAP is to take action against poverty by developing the social and economic assets of low-income families and their communities

and by working to create a more just and sustainable society.

Community Action Agencies serve nearly 11 million low-income people yearly in 96 percent of the nation’s counties.  There are 16 Community Action Agencies in Wisconsin and West CAP represents seven counties within the state: Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix.  West CAP is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of elected local public officials, representatives of the low-income community, and appointed leaders from the private sector. Please refer to our web site to learn more about the current programs administered: www.westcap.org.

Candidates must be at or below the 125% federal poverty guideline and must live in Pepin or Barron County:

2017 Federal Poverty Guidelines: 125 %
1 in household $15,075 annual
2 $20,300
3 $25,525
4 $30,750
5 $35,975
Each additional add $5,225

If you are interested, please call Jessica Rudiger, Executive/Board Affairs Committee Liaison at 715-265-4271, ext. 1321 or email: jrudiger@wcap.org.  Thank you for your consideration.

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Check out the new site for the

Menomonie Farm & Art Market – click here.

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 The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)
for Pepin and St. Croix counties will be administered by West CAP for Federal Fiscal Year 2017.

To fill out an application click here.

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 Strong, Secure Families

Sustainable Communities

West CAP is proud of its history as an innovative, forward thinking organization.  Established in 1965, West CAP was one of the first community action agencies in the United States. Since then, West CAP has worked to promote the self-sufficiency of low-income families in the rural communities of west central Wisconsin, operating as an equal opportunity employer and service provider.  West CAP continues to help families overcome poverty and achieve economic stability by following its mission:

"The mission of West CAP is to take action against poverty by developing the social and economic assets of low-income families and their communities and by working to create a more just and sustainable society."

West CAP
525 Second Street
PO Box 308
Glenwood City, WI 54013
715.265.4271
www.westcap.org
westcap@wcap.org