Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Volunteer Application and Policies

Below are possible Volunteer Opportunities for you to explore.

Board Member Opportunities

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

Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership is holding an election to choose an individual to represent the Low-Income Sector of Lincoln and Minnehaha Counties on its Board of Directors.

Income-eligible residents of Lincoln and Minnehaha Counties over the age of 18 can participate in the election. To determine if you are eligible to vote in this election or if you would like more information, contact either Julie Anderson, Lincoln County Community Service Worker at 605-940-1909 or Tammie Denning, Director of Minnehaha Community Services at 605-334-2808, Ext 202.

If you would like to vote, please come to the Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership Office in Lincoln County located at the Lincoln County Courthouse or in Minnehaha County located at 500 North Western Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD August 10th – 21st. Office hours are in Lincoln County are: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm on Monday and in Minnehaha County 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

Heartland House/Bright Futures (Sioux Falls)

Professional Services : 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.

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.

Family Sponsor for Holidays : Purchase gifts for a Heartland House family for Christmas.

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. Minimum of 1 hour at volunteer's discretion.

Thift Store Worker : Sort and prepare clothing and other donated items, assist customers, clean store and perform other duties as assigned.

School Supply Distribution Helper : Assist in distribution of school supplies to families.

Angel Tree Helper : Assist in organizing and distributing angel tree gifts to families.

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. Minimum of 1 hour at volunteer's discretion.

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. Minimum of 3 hours at volunteer's discretion.

Head Start Pre-Birth to Five

Early Head Start Classroom 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.

Head Start Classroom 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.

News and Events

Head Start Pre-Birth to Five
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Now taking applications for the 2020-21 program year! Visit the Head Start or Early Head Start page (under the Programs tab above) to apply online and a Family Service Worker will contact you soon.

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