Give Back with These Volunteer Opportunities Around N.C.

Cary, NC — As the reigns loosen on COVID-related restrictions, volunteering is a great way to start getting back into the community. There are even a few opportunities to lend a helping hand remotely, too.

Start with a Local Volunteer Center

A group of community volunteers on Saturday, March 20 distribute food at Morrisville Elementary school.

Volunteers are a crucial support system for communities, neighbors and local organizations. Locally in Wake and Chatham counties, three volunteer centers have opportunities listed year-round:

To help outside the Triangle, there’s a comprehensive list of other volunteer centers throughout all of the North Carolina counties.

Today’s Pressing Volunteer Needs

Types of volunteer opportunities in high demand at the moment include:

  • Vaccination events
  • Food assistance
  • Education
  • Volunteer from home
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Hurricane response
  • Medical

For more information on each of these volunteering categories, visit the NC Volunteer Opportunities page.

For notifications of volunteer needs related to COVID-19 and hurricanes, you can sign up for email alerts.

Story from staff reports. Morrisville Elementary volunteer photo by Morrisville Mayor, TJ Cawley.

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