What are the volunteering hours at CSA?

CSA operates Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm and most opportunities are during that window. Specific program schedules are available from the volunteer coordinator. There are opportunities for food collection on Sundays for volunteers aged 25+.

What are the guidelines or requirements for youth volunteering at CSA?

The starting age for volunteering is 14. Ages 14-15 require adult supervision (21+) and a signed Parental Consent Form for those aged 17 and under.

How can I become a volunteer at CSA?

Eligibility requirements for all volunteer opportunities may vary depending on the area of interest. To learn about our volunteer needs, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Maria at [email protected] and schedule a 1-1 appointment.

What is the dress code for volunteering at CSA?

Dress according to the weather and wear closed-toed shoes.

Is there parking available for volunteers at CSA?

There is no onsite parking at CSA’s main location. Parking is available in the neighborhood or near Jackson Park.

Do I need to commit to a specific schedule as a volunteer at CSA?

There is flexibility for Food Pantry volunteers. Other programs require a committed schedule. Starting and completing scheduled shifts is expected.

Can I fulfill court-ordered volunteer hours at CSA?

CSA does not facilitate court-mandated volunteer hours.

Can CSA clients volunteer?

Yes, volunteer opportunities are permitted for clients outside their program of service.

How do I sign up for volunteering shifts at CSA?

Program sign-up varies. Open shifts are sent to an email list by the volunteer coordinator. Weekly food pantry schedules, other volunteer opportunities, and special events are shared there.