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 Volunteer or call 919.828.9014 ext. 126.
The items listed below are things we use regularly so we run out fast, please help us keep our pantry stocked.
You can buy a 20- to 31-gallon stackable, plastic storage tub with lid and fill it up with the items listed above. While we would love for you to include all of the listed items in your tub, it is not necessary. Return your tub to Raleigh Rescue Mission, 314 E. Hargett Street, Raleigh, Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm.
Please email Geia Williams or call 919.828.9014 ext. 126 with questions.
Must be at least 18 years old. Help needed includes:
Receptionist (answering the phone and scheduling donations
Marketing (social media, in store promotions, out of store promotions)
Large and small appliance electronics tester
Groups of up to 40 adults are mostly assigned the task of sorting donations. We schedule groups Mondays through Saturdays for three or four hour shifts, but we can work with your schedule to best accommodate your volunteer group.
For more information on individual and group assignments, please email Danny Anderson or call 919-878-7117.
Location: Raleigh Rescue Mission Store and Donation Center, 4700 Capital Blvd.
Days/times: Monday–Friday: 10am-1pm, 1-4pm or 4-7pm
Saturday: 8-11am, 11am-2pm, 2-5pm
Frequency: Weekly or biweekly
For more information, please contact our Store Manager, email Ronstadt Manuel or call 919-878-7117.
Bring your group of up to 10 volunteers to clean and sanitize the Children’s Development Center and its outdoor playground. Your efforts allow us to keep the preschool center clean! This is a great opportunity for middle school and older youth as well as adults.
Location: Raleigh Rescue Mission W.E. Mangum Children’s Development Center
Saturday: 9:30-11:30am; flexible starts times available!
Raleigh Rescue needs help in their children’s ministry. There’s a ton of flexibility in shift and the roles. You would be helping out with childcare, cleaning, organizing, leading activities, and/or other tasks as needed. Must be at least 18 years old.
You can serve during any of the times listed below.
Many of our clients are either working or in vocational training. The lunch bags provided through Lunches to Go is so they will have a healthy lunch to take with them. We need lunches dropped off at least twice a week.
Please deliver the lunches by 7pm to Raleigh Rescue Mission, 314 E. Hargett Street, in a container marked “Lunches to Go.” From 9am until 5pm Monday through Friday, you may bring the lunches through the side gate to the back door of the kitchen. After 5pm and on weekends, please bring them to our front lobby.
We provide three nutritious meals a day to our clients and need volunteers to help with this service. We invite small groups to assist in preparing a meal, serving and cleaning up. We also welcome groups that can “sponsor” a meal by providing, preparing and serving the meal, especially on the weekends.
We ask that groups have no more than 3-5 people. Volunteers in groups must be at least 13 years old.