Volunteer with CAP

CAP is a nationally recognized nonprofit provider of arts education and therapeutic programs for children and young adults in Northeast Florida. CAP provides a variety of arts education programs, including afterschool, school day and summer courses, cultural experiences, advocacy, community partnerships and professional development. Volunteering with CAP is a great way to empower every child’s creative spirit in a hands-on way.   

Art kids

Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:

Classroom & Program Assistance*
  • Prepare and distribute supplies and classroom materials 
  • Set-up and clean-up activities 
  • Assist students with completing classroom projects and activities 
  • Collect or assemble supplies for upcoming projects 
  • Help with special event performances (RAM, tree lighting, school shows, etc.)
    Field Trips*
    • Assist with logistics at various cultural institutions
    • Help students to and from buses
    • Assist with preparing and distributing supplies and event materials
          Performing Arts Showcase* (held annually in the spring)
          • Front of House Assistance
            • Set-up and check-in
            • Collect family feedback surveys
          • Back of House Assistance
            • Set-up and clean-up
            • Food distribution
            • Escort students and teaching artists from dressing rooms to stage
            • Distribute medals and school signs for the finale
                Golf Tournament (held annually in the fall)
                • Guest registration and check-in
                • Monitor course competitions
                • Mulligan & raffle sales
                      Spring for the Arts (held annually in the spring)
                      • Guest check-in
                      • Auction room monitors/assistants
                      • Auction check-out and clean-up
                            Office & Administration
                            • Assist with various department mailings 
                            • Student t-shirt folding and organizing 
                            • Instrument and supply inventory 
                            • Data entry and filing 
                            • Assemble orientation kits for schools to use for enrollment 
                            • Assemble classroom kits – t-shirts, family newsletters, etc. 
                                    • Host neighborhood gatherings to introduce CAP to the community
                                    • Silent auction item acquisition

                                            Most volunteer opportunities are appropriate for individuals 16 years of age or older. Some events require volunteers to be 21 or older. 

                                            *Some volunteer roles require DCPS background screenings. Please complete a DCPS Volunteer Application and forward your clearance confirmation (which may take up to two weeks) to melanie@capkids.org.

                                            Complete the form below to be added to the list of CAP volunteers.

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                                            For More Information

                                            Contact Melanie Hammer, VP of Strategy & Operations, at melanie@capkids.org.