Main Office:
111 N. Van Eps
PO Box 268
Madison, SD 57042
605-256-6518 or 1-800-896-4103
Fax: 605-256-2238

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Interlakes Community Action Partnership
Volunteer Opportunities

Below are possible Volunteer Opportunities for you to explore.  Click on the links below to learn more, as well as volunteer.  If you have questions about Volunteer Opportunities, please contact: 

Arleen Weerheim
Community Involvement Specialist
Office: 605-256-6518
Email:  Arleen Weerheim

Board Member Opportunities

ICAP currently has the following positions open on the Board of Directors.

Low Income Sector - Minnehaha County
Private Sector - Minnehaha County



Heartland House/Bright Futures

Professional Resources : Instruct residents on resume writing, job searching, job application process, interview and job skills. Flexible schedule.

Tutor : Tutor adults and/or children of different educational backgrounds. Prepare adult residents for their high school or GED tests. Flexible schedule. Must have high school diploma or equivalent when tutoring adults. 

Store Donation Pick Up : Utilize agency vehicle to pick up store donations. Once a week for one to five hours as needed. Ability to perform physical labor may be required. 

Resident Transportation : Provide transportation to residents for necessary tasks (e.g. job search & grocery shopping). One to five hours a week as needed. 
 
Child Care Assistant : Interact and play with children by means of activities, discussion and reading. Assist all children and perform other duties assigned by staff members. Prior childcare experience helpful. Two hours once a month.

Volunteer Service Network (Lake County) 
 
In Town Driver : Drive clients to and from locations in Madison . May need to assist clients in and out of car, with shopping and accompany them as needed. Must have a clean and reliable car with a valid driver's license and proof of vehicle liability insurance. One to five hours per week as needed. 

Out of Town Driver : Drive clients to medical appointments out of town within a 50 mile radius. May need to help clients in and out of car and accompany them as needed. Must have a clean and reliable car with a valid driver's license and proof of vehicle liability insurance. Two to eight hours per week as needed. 

Community Activities
 
Office Assistant : File account records in assigned places. Shred designated items, bag shredded paper and deposit in dumpster. Must be able to alphabetize for filing. One to eight hours per week as needed. 

Community Information Assistant : Contact area businesses and churches and ask permission to display agency program flyers. Tape or pushpin flyer in the allocated area. Can be done on own time schedule with a week's notice. Two to five hours until flyers are distributed. 
   
Food Pantry

Food Distributor : Dispense food and personal items as needed from approved lists. Complete grocery store voucher and Food Pantry Items Received¬Ě forms. One to two days a week as needed on pre-determined days. 

Clerical Assistant : Estimate value of items dispensed. Calculate the total, tally commodities and record information on appropriate forms and file information. Basic math skills are required and a background with calculators, estimating and food costs are helpful. Flexible schedule with one to three hours per week as needed. 

Pantry Stock Organizer : Pick up food/supplies at area businesses and storage area. Stock items into appropriate places in the food pantry and mark all commodity items. Must be on call with one days notice for two to five hours per week. 
 
Head Start Pre-Birth to Five

imageClassroom Assistant : Interact and play with children using a variety of methods such as play activities, discussion and reading. Assist in classroom set up, cleaning and helping children, as well as perform other duties assigned by staff members. Prior childcare experience helpful. Available on weekdays when center is open. 

PALS Assistant : Interact and play with children using a variety of methods such as play activities, discussion and reading. Assist with set up and clean up as well as perform other duties assigned by staff members. Prior childcare experience helpful. Two to fours hours during scheduled PALS group activities. 
 


Volunteer Help!Line Website
In communities across the nation, people are choosing to give back to their communities by volunteering their time.  Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership has the opportunity to volunteer their time or to receive services from a volunteer.  Anyone twelve (12) years of age and older may volunteer.