Join us Saturday, October 17 for a Fall Meet & Greet to learn about volunteer opportunities at the North Central Regional training facility! Click here for more information and to RSVP for the event.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Canine Companions for Independence. The North Central Region is proud to have nearly 300 volunteers including approximately 130 active volunteer puppy raisers. For more information about volunteer opportunities contact the volunteer chapter or group nearest you!  

Volunteer Chapters and Groups

Canine Companions for Independence is proud to be represented by dedicated volunteers in the following areas in the North Central Region. Call the contact person listed for more information including meeting dates/times, local events and volunteer opportunities.

Central Indiana Chapter
Nancee Wright

Greater Chicagoland Volunteer Chapter
Catherine Rupp

Northern Ohio Volunteer Group
Jeff Lawson

Kansas City Chapter
Debbie Sloan 

Minneapolis / St. Paul Volunteer Group
Jodi & Mark Laubersheimer
(612) 940-0744

Pennsylvania-Ohio Volunteer Group
Carolyn Hrach
Lori Barrante

 Volunteer Opportunities throughout the Region:

Puppy Raising
• Event Support (Click here for our upcoming events)
• Speakers
• Information Booth Support

Volunteer Opportunities at the Regional Facility:

• Office Assistance
• Gardening

Graduation Ceremony Volunteer Opportunities:

• Hand out programs
• Sell Canine Companions merchandise

Click here for information on upcoming graduation dates.

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