West CAP Online Volunteer Application (Click HERE)
Current Volunteer Openings:
West CAP Low Income Board Representation
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.
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 and return by March 22nd, 2021. 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 715/265-4271, ext. 1321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.