Volunteers are an important partner in ministering to the homeless and hurting in our community! Each year, God blesses us with hundreds of compassionate people who wish to serve. Please read below to learn about the volunteer opportunities currently available.

If you must complete court-ordered or attorney-advised community service hours, contact the Raleigh Rescue Mission store and Donation Center at 919.878.7117.  We hope you will find a great sense of satisfaction in partnering with Raleigh Rescue Mission.  Email questions to Geia Williams, geiaw@raleighrescue.org or call 919.828.9014 ext. 126.


Click to see volunteer opportunities at the Mission for individual adults.



Click to see volunteer opportunities at the Mission for groups. Children over the age of 10 are welcome to participate!


Birthday Celebration Coordinators

Children must be accompanied by adults. Many of the men, women and children at Raleigh Rescue Mission have never really celebrated their birthdays. Your group can change that! Provide small … Learn More

CDC Cleaning and Sanitation Crew

Children should be at least 10 years old. There must be one supervising adult for each five children or youth under age 18. Bring your group of up to 10 volunteers … Learn More

Lunches to Go

Sack lunches provide the Mission’s overnight emergency shelter guests with a healthy meal to take with them when they leave in the morning. Volunteers will prepare 60-65 sack lunches off … Learn More

Raleigh Rescue Mission Store and Donation Center

Must be at least 18 years old. Sort clothing, food and other goods at our Donation Center to be distributed to Raleigh Rescue Mission for use by our residents Hanging … Learn More