CCHS strives to align volunteer opportunities with current Society needs and initiatives. We find this makes volunteering more purposeful and meaningful for all involved. We also find that many volunteers lead busy lives and that a rigid volunteer schedule is not always practical for the volunteer or even CCHS staff. To help address this challenge, CCHS posts its most urgent and pressing volunteer needs at and we ask that interested persons first consult and utilize this online form, especially if you are just getting to know CCHS. An email notice is sent to staff when you use the form…don’t worry, we will be expecting you!

If the opportunities listed on the time to sign up calendar don’t seem quite right for you, email us at and we will put you in touch with an appropriate department to consult about moving forward. In the email, specifically address your interests and also your skills and experience.  Depending on your roll, we will have a simple form for you to fill out at CCHS once we meet. Volunteers working directly with families and children will need to fill out appropriate federal and state child protection forms.

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