Town of Wake Forest
The town of Wake Forest is recruiting volunteers to greet and direct customers who visit town hall. Volunteers are expected to work at least two three-hour shifts per month and must participate in mandatory training. Application forms are available on the first-floor customer information desk at town hall, 301 S. Brooks St., and online at www.wakeforestnc.gov/guest-services-volunteers.aspx. Completed applications can be emailed to Catherine Roberson at email@example.com or faxed to 919-435-9489.
For more information about the program, call 919-435-9400.
Spring Big Sweep
The Wake County Soil and Conservation District is seeking volunteers for the Spring Big Sweep at 10 cleanup events around the county March 5 through May 7. Pre-registration is required. For more information, go to www.wakegov.com/swcd/involve/Pages/bigsweep.aspx.
Help refugees and immigrants
A variety of opportunities in Raleigh are available to help immigrants and refugees get a fresh start. To learn more, visit the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants’ website, refugees.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-334-0072 ext. 4004.
North Raleigh Ministries
North Raleigh Ministries is looking for volunteers to work four-hour shifts at the Thrift Shoppe and in the shop’s processing area. The group is also looking for a volunteer to drive the organization’s truck one day per month. Email email@example.com or call 919-844-6676 ext. 4.
The Volunteer Center
The following projects need volunteers. For more information, visit www.handsontriangle.org, email Lenore@thevolunteercenter.org, or call 919-613-4515.
▪ Help middle school students with hands-on learning projects as a citizen teacher with Citizen Schools in Wake Forest. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ Assist lead instructors with golf instruction and mentoring at The First Tee of the Triangle. Volunteers commit to two to three hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks at various locations throughout the Triangle.
▪ Curamericas Global needs large, slightly used suitcases, infant clothing and latex gloves. For details, email email@example.com.
Activate Good is a volunteer center that connects individuals, groups and companies with hundreds of charities around the Triangle. The following projects need volunteers. For information and to view other volunteer opportunities, go to www.activategood.org.
▪ Volunteers are needed for the St Patrick’s Day Parade on March 12 in downtown Raleigh: http://activategood.org/opportunity/1657
▪ Medical mentors are needed at USCRI Raleigh to provide transportation to medical appointments for patients in need and help them understand what action is needed before and after their appointments: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2280
▪ Friends of Hometown Heroes needs volunteers for the Lucky Biker Classic Car and Motorcycle Cruise In on March 19: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2281
▪ Passage Home needs volunteers to help with the annual Easter Cook Out and Basket Drive on March 19 by providing and assembling baskets, facilitating arts and craft activities, and more: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2330
▪ Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks at the Tammy Lynn Center’s annual A Toast to the Triangle fundraising event March 6: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2345
▪ Raleigh City Farm needs help preparing its farm for the spring season during Saturday morning work days: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2376
▪ Clean Jordan Lake needs help during its annual Spring Trash Clean Up event on March 19 at the New Hope Overlook: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2374
▪ Dress for Success of Durham needs career coaches to work directly with women seeking jobs to better package their skills, abilities and qualifications: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2381
▪ SOAR Outreach needs a volunteer skilled in grant writing to help the group obtain a more consistent source of funding and grow its programs: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2389
▪ The Caring Community Foundation needs volunteers to join the planning team for its Pay it Forward fundraiser in the fall to raise money for cancer patients in need: http://activategood.org/opportunity/2384
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 and with 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.