If you are interested in volunteering, contact Clarrissa at clarrissa.newman@lakincampus.org.


There are many ways to help at MICAH House. Whether you want to contribute one hour a year, or three hours a day, below are the common ways we need your help: 

Events Committee / Guild : Our Guild orchestrates MICAH House Holidays and Gift Giving, Back to School, Celebration of Education, monthly Birthday Parties, and Comedy for a Cause.

Time Needed:  Meet once a month to plan events; assist with events as needed

Child Care & Youth Programming: We need adults or youth certified in babysitting to watch the children at MICAH House while their parents attend classes, or to provide programs for children, including focusing on self esteem, health, literacy, technology, and finance.

Time Needed: Tuesday – Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturdays from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

In-kind Donations: Donations such as toiletries, food, and clothing are often delivered to us in large quantities or with several different items in the same bag. Volunteers are needed to accept donations, sort, repackage, and move them to appropriate storage areas.  We also recruit volunteers to help us organize community drives for food, toys, and basic needs.

Time Needed: 9am- 6pm Monday – Friday; drives can occur at any time

Delivery Drivers: Volunteers are needed to pick up donated goods from local businesses and providers.

Time Needed:  8am – 4pm Monday – Friday.

Professional Programming: If you have the professional background to teach any of our adult programming topics, we would be honored to have you join our programming team. Topics we teach to adult clients include budgeting, finance, employment, parenting, and therapy groups.

Time Needed:  Flexible; dependent on volunteer availability.

Meal Team: Volunteers are needed to help prepare, serve, and clean up from meals. All volunteers are guided by a employed cook.

Time Needed: Seven days a week, 10am – 1pm and 4pm- 6pm

Career Closet: Our Career Closet is organized and operated by volunteers who help sort donated goods and assist clients with selecting wardrobes they can keep free of charge.

Time Needed: Afternoons and weekends

Cleaning / General: We can always use the help keeping MICAH House clean and organized, including washing windows, lawn care, and disinfecting toys.

Time Needed:  Flexible