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VOLUNTEERING WITH CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY 

We welcome and rely on volunteers working alongside paid staff to serve children and their families

Children's Aid Society loves its volunteers! 

Volunteers for CAS give over 2500 hours of service annually to help the children and families of our agency in York, Adams, and Franklin Counties! 

We can't Thank You enough! 

How can you help?

There are many ways to help, but we typically can use the following help at each of our centers. 


York County

York C.A.R.E.S Coffee Spot

Volunteers needed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (especially Tuesday and Friday) from 12PM – 3:30PM.

The Coffee Spot is a space where individuals facing homelessness our housing insecurity can come to be connected with community and community resources, enjoy a drink and snack, and utilize our P.O. Box to receive mail. Volunteer responsibilities include greeting neighbors, completing COVID-19 screenings, distributing snacks and beverages to neighbors, distributing mail to neighbors, and setting up and cleaning the facility.

Cornerstone Youth Home :

Childcare Volunteers needed Sunday through Thursday from 5PM – 10 PM.

Volunteer responsibilities include supervision of children staying at the facility and cleaning and cooking tasks as assigned.*Childcare Volunteers must clear all Child Abuse and State Police background checks and will undergo a mandated reporter training.

Crisis Nursery at The Lehman Center:

Childcare Volunteers needed daily. Schedule shifts are flexible!

Volunteer responsibilities include supervision of children staying at the facility and cleaning and cooking tasks as assigned.


Adams County

 The Nicarry Center:

Facility Maintenance Volunteers needed for up to 8 hours per month

Scheduled shifts are flexible!

Volunteer responsibilities include minor upkeep of facility and grounds such as weeding, mulching, repairing damaged locks and door knobs, other maintenance and cleaning tasks as requested.

God’s Closet:

Donation Tracking & Sorting

Clerk Volunteers

Tuesdays from 8:30AM – 12:30PM and Thursdays from 11:30AM – 3:30PM. Volunteer responsibilities include providing a friendly and welcoming “shopping” experience for clients who utilize the space, tracking items clients take, and maintaining a clean and organized center.

Healing Garden Greenhouse:

Gardening Volunteers needed on a weekly basis at our Greenhouse in the Nicarry Center.

Volunteer responsibilities include planting and maintaining a variety of vegetables, flowers, and other plants and maintaining a clean and organized facility. The Greenhouse is used as a space for Art Therapists to hold sessions with children in an environment that fosters caring for and being surrounded by plant-life.


Franklin County

Frances Leiter Center:

Facility Maintenance Volunteers needed for up to 8 hours per month

Scheduled shifts are flexible!

Volunteer responsibilities include minor upkeep of facility and grounds such as weeding, mulching, repairing damaged locks and door knobs, other maintenance and cleaning tasks as requested.


To Volunteer: 

High School Volunteers ages 14-17: Please click the Volunteer Application link (found below), fill out, and hit 'submit.' 

Volunteers age 18 on up: Please click the Volunteer Application link (found below), fill out, and hit 'submit.' All adult volunteers must be able to provide references. The Commonwealth of PA requires that Police, Child Abuse, and FBI Clearances be obtained by all volunteers in order to work with children under the age of 18,

To apply by US Mail, download paper copy via link below and send to:

Volunteer and Parent Support Group Director
Children’s Aid Society-The Lehman Center
402 West Market Street
York, PA 17401

Click here to download the application

Administrative Office

343 Lincoln Way West New Oxford PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-4461
Email: info@cassd.org

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