The mission of Ogden-Weber Community Action partnership is to diminish the effects of poverty in Weber County through education, individualized support, advocacy, and collaboration. Among the services provided by OWCAP are:
How to Get Involved
Volunteer opportunities at OWCAP are varied. It is likely you will find an opportunity that is closely linked to your interests. Volunteers are needed to:
To get started, call the volunteer coordinator at 801-399-9281 x342 to make an appointment for an orientation or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mission: To diminish the effects of poverty in Weber County through education, individualized support, advocacy, and collaboration.
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OWCAP MISSION STATEMENT:
Diminishing the effects of poverty in Weber County through education, individualized support, advocacy, and collaboration.
Volunteers are needed to support the OWCAP staff in many ways:
Building and grounds beautification: painting, cleaning, planting, weeding
Food pantry: sorting and stocking food donations, preparing food boxes
Teacher assistants: serving in Head Start preschool classrooms
Clerical support: data entry, filing
Helping at monthly father-child activities
Supporting the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program: greeters and tax preparers
Internships are available for students in Child and Family Studies, Early Childhood
Education, Social Work and/or Psychology.
Group service projects and one-time events:
Collections of food, hygiene supplies, diapers, warm clothing, preschool books, and
Special events such as a track and field activity or obstacle course, performing arts,
science fair, or special guests.
Outdoor service projects such as designing and building a compost bin for the
children's garden, building a greenhouse, building an amphitheater and stage,
landscaping, or other outdoor projects.
OWCAP supports low-income individuals and families who may or may not pose a risk to volunteers.
Monday through Friday, 6:00am - 6:00pm, depending on desired location of volunteering and what the volunteer chooses to do.
Volunteers should be friendly, respectful, and enjoy working with people to help them succeed
All volunteers are subject to prescreening for offenses that are in conflict with the Federal Child Care Act. OWCAP currently pays for background checks for individuals placed within the Head Start program.