Hands on Triangle
Hands on Triangle presents volunteer opportunities in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill areas. For information and other ways to volunteer, visit www.handsontriangle.org or call 919-613-5105.
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.
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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.
The city of Raleigh NeighborWoods Program is celebrating National NeighborWoods Month during October. Volunteers will help make their communities greener and healthier by planting and taking care of trees. Register at tinyurl.com/qcv5re7.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Residents can sign up to patrol the greenways in Raleigh. The program is designed to promote greenway courtesy and safety, provide information to the public and summon aid for greenway users. To sign up, email the Raleigh Police Department at email@example.com. Go to www.raleighnc.gov.
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.
The Capital Area Teen Court hears real cases involving youths ages 9-18. Youths ages 9-18 act as defense and prosecuting attorneys, bailiffs, court clerks and jurors. Middle- or high-school students in Wake County are eligible to volunteer for the sessions. For more information or to volunteer, Visit www.capitalareateencourt.org.