Activate Good is a volunteer center that connects individuals, groups and companies with hundreds of charities around the Triangle. For information and to view other volunteer opportunities, go to www.activategood.org.
▪ 9/11 Day of Service: Register to volunteer at one of more than 40 service projects benefiting a variety of causes. Service project times and locations vary. Volunteers may sign up for the projects that best fit their schedules and interests.
▪ Wake County Human Services needs helpers for a school supply giveaway event for low-income families on Aug. 18. Bilingual volunteers are especially encouraged.
▪ BUMP: The Triangle is seeking a volunteer media coordinator to help develop and implement a robust marketing plan including working with media ambassadors and various media outlets.
▪ Curamericas Global is seeking a volunteer administrative assistant with good computer and communication skills to help out once a week at its Raleigh office.
▪ The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is seeking a driver’s assistant to ride with a driver on established routes picking up food from partner/donor sites and delivering to recipient agencies.
▪ Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is inviting families with children ages 2 to 5 to help water the area’s native wildflower gardens on Aug. 20.
▪ Genesis Home is seeking athletic volunteers to host a fitness session during summer programming. Activities could include team sports, Zumba, yoga, jump rope, etc.
▪ Rising Star Christian Academy needs grant writers to request funds for new laptops, library updates, classroom shelving, etc.
▪ PineCone needs volunteers to post events on social media and organize group outings to concerts through Meetup or other networks they may be connected to.
Hands on Triangle
Hands on Triangle presents volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. For information and other ways to volunteer, visit www.handsontriangle.org or call 919-613-5105.
▪ Animal Kind needs photographers to take pictures of dogs and cats for new greeting cards.
▪ Heartland Hospice needs volunteers to support patients and their families. Office help is also needed.
▪ Join the Red Cross Disaster Action Team and provide assistance to those affected by everyday disasters.
▪ Meals on Wheels: The program needs regular and substitute drivers to deliver meals.
▪ Senior assistance: Help the activity director at the UniHealth Post-Acute Care Facility, 2420 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh.
▪ Habitat for Humanity: Volunteer as a member of the Hospitality Team or help build or deconstruct homes.
▪ Crisis Center: Answer phones, conduct interviews and lend a caring ear at the Crisis Center at North Raleigh Ministries, 9650 Strickland Road, Raleigh.
▪ National Students of AMF is looking for several highly motivated community leaders to join its existing board of directors. The mission of National Students of AMF (studentsofamf.org) is to support college students grieving the illness or death of a loved one.
▪ Commit two hours weekly to “Adopt a Grandparent” through the Volunteer Center’s Friendly Visitor program.
Wake Forest seeks volunteers
The town of Wake Forest is looking for volunteers to greet visitors from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at town hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Volunteers are expected to work at least two three-hour shifts per month. They must participate in mandatory training and submit a background check form.
Applications are available at the first-floor customer information desk at town hall and online at www.wakeforestnc.gov/volunteer.aspx. Completed forms may be mailed or delivered to Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587; or faxed to 919-435-9489.
For details, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/guest-services-volunteers.aspx or call 919-435-9400.
Lutheran Services Carolinas Refugee Resettlement
Lutheran Services Carolinas Refugee Resettlement is looking for volunteers to help refugees adjust to their new lives in the Raleigh community. For details, contact Robert Evans at 501-940-3939 or email@example.com
Read and Feed
Read and Feed is looking for volunteer drivers for its RV mobile classrooms. Drivers commit to one night per week from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday from late September through mid-December. There is no need for a special license or experience driving an RV. For details, call 919-538-3840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or go online to www.readandfeed.org.
SAFE Haven for Cats
SAFE Haven for Cats needs volunteers to help care for cats at its facility at 8431-137 Garvey Drive, Raleigh. Shifts are from 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Email volunteer@SafeHavenForCats.org, or visit SafeHavenForCats.org for more information.
Foster homes for cats
Snowflake Animal Rescue, a nonprofit group, is seeking foster homes for cats in need. For more information, go to www.snowflakerescue.org or call 919-990-2478.
Second Chance pet rescue
Second Chance Pet Adoptions seeks volunteers to assist at its no-kill shelter. Clean cat rooms, wash dogs and offer foster care. For more information, visit www.secondchancenc.org or call 919-851-8404.
Hospice volunteers needed
Liberty Home Care & Hospice needs volunteers to help care for its residents. Liberty serves Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Knightdale, Apex, Fuquay-Varina, Wendell and Zebulon. For information, go to www.libertyhomecare.com.
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle seeks volunteers for activities. Get your hands dirty at the teaching farm, deliver food to people in need or lead cooking classes and demonstrations. For information, visit www.foodshuttle.org.
The English as a Second Language program seeks volunteers to help teach English as a second language, as well as program outreach. Knowledge of another language is not required to participate. For information, contact the program office at 919-996-6844 or email the volunteer coordinator at email@example.com.
Special Olympics Wake County seeks volunteers to help during training and competitive events. Volunteers assist as event officials, athlete escorts, coaches, award presenters and more. For more information or to volunteer, visit www.raleighnc.gov or call Recreation Program Manager Brian Philpot at 919-996-2111.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The Carolinas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising and events. For more information, call 919-845-2155 or visit www.cff.org/Chapters/carolinas.
SPCA of Wake County
The SPCA of Wake County needs volunteers for various activities at adoption centers and events. For more information, visit www.spcawake.org.
The Center for Volunteer Caregiving needs volunteers to drive seniors to appointments, four to eight hours per month. Call 919-460-0567 or visit www.volunteercaregiving.org to volunteer.
Send Volunteer Notes to firstname.lastname@example.org.