West CAP Online Volunteer Application (Click HERE)

Literacy Volunteer

Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life?  Become a Literacy Volunteer!

Help an adult learner improve their reading, writing, listening, and/or speaking skills.  Help someone finish their GED or apply for a better job.
Meet at a convenient, public location like a library.  Service area includes St. Croix, Polk, and/or Pierce counties.  Typical tutoring sessions are one hour each week for 6 months up to one year.  Training & materials are provided.  COVID vaccinations required.

Contact Stephanie Stark, Adult Education Programs Coordinator

715-410-4735 mobile  |   sstark@wcap.org

 

West CAP Low Income Board Representation (Openings Subject to Change)

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. 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.

Board Membership Basics & Benefits

  • 4 Year Term – beginning May 10th, 2021
  • Meets 2nd Monday evening monthly (except December & July) in Menomonie
  • $100 meeting stipend, childcare & mileage reimbursement
  • Participate in Board training, strategic planning, and other activities
  • Represent your County shaping program services

If you are interested in becoming a low-income representative on the West CAP Board of Directors, please APPLY HERE OR complete Interest in Candidacy Form below.  There is also a place on the form to nominate someone you know that meets the above criteria to become a low-income Board member.  If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Jessica 1/800-606-9227 or 715-280-3078 or email jrudiger@wcap.org.

Fillable Application (email)

Printable Application (mail)

ONLINE Volunteer Application

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.