Get Involved

Community CARES depends on volunteers like you to staff our shelters, our resource center and assist in various functions and events. Your commitment to help the homeless in Cumberland County will ensure that all people in our community have a safe, warm place to stay when they need it.

Emergency Shelter Sign Up

NOVEMBER

Driver Sign Up

NOVEMBER

Volunteer Opportunities

Overnight Shelter

As an overnight volunteer, you will stay overnight at the church with the guest with another volunteer.
 
Training is provided.

Resource Center

A resource center volunteer assists in performing general office duties, including answering the phones, signing residents in and out, etc.. Volunteers will also assist the residents as needed.
 
Training is provided.

Event Planning

As a member of an event planning committee, you would help brainstorm and plan for our fundraising events. We love new ideas and input for the community!

Cyberspace

A Cyberspace volunteer assists guests with computer-based needs, on a one-on-one basis. 

Professional Volunteer

Are you an expert at something? If so we could use your help! A professional volunteer is someone who volunteers their time and talents to help CARES accomplish a goal. It might be helping fix a broken cabinet or it could be providing your expertise to the finance committee, the possibilities are endless! In addition, you may also help check-in the residents at the overnight shelter.

Volunteer Background Clearance Requirements

Visit the PA Department of Human Services’ website related to these new laws—Keep Kids Safe PA: www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov/
For questions related to the new clearance requirements for volunteers or the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, please contact the DHS ChildLine Verification Unit at 717-783-6211 or 1-877-371-5422.
 
 
 
 

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Telephone :  717.249.1009

Email : info@morethanshelter.org

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Community CARES is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN: 26-3194660


A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the PA Dept. of State by calling toll-free, within PA, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.