All our Volunteers work tirelessly in support of NRM's mission, and you are appreciated.

Thank you. We could not do it without you!

North Raleigh Ministries Volunteer Opportunities


NRM needs 35-40 volunteers each day to meet the needs of our organization and we provide training for all positions as needed. 

If you do not see a position that fits your individual skills or experience, NRM will help you develop an opportunity that is meaningful and useful. 

               

Phone Specialists answer the phones

  • Four hour shifts are available Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Yours will be the first voice that our neighbors hear when they call asking for help.
  • Answer basic questions about the services that we provide while explaining the procedures for obtaining aid.
  • Provide information with compassion to help neighbors navigate a difficult time.
Food Pantry Volunteers 
  • Mon: 10:00am – 3:00pm 
  • Tues: 10:00am – 12:30 pm 

  • Weds: 10:00am – 12:30 pm
  • Thurs: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Thrift Shoppe Donations Volunteers 
  • All shifts are available.
  • Bring a friend and enjoy time together as you sort donations to support helping neighbors in crisis.
  • Help sort, price and stage merchandise on the sales floor.
Thrift Shoppe Pricers 
  • All shifts are available.
  • If you like to shop, we need your expertise to help price our treasures!
  • We especially need those who can recognize high end clothing brands and labels so that they can be priced accordingly yielding the maximum return for our ministry. 

 

 

 

Volunteer Opportunity Detail

CRISIS CENTER

  • Receptionist/Office Assistant: Registers clients, provides information to clients as they enter Crisis Ministry, helps with filing, typing, photocopying, folding, small mailings, and possibly some data entry. Provides interviewer with current client information.
  • Data Entry Clerk: Enters client information into the NRM computer database. Needs to be experienced and accurate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and database systems. Creates and updates client files.
  • Interviewer: During the interview process, collects needed information regarding client needs and situation. After information is gathered, consults with staff to determine action.

THE MARKET

  • Market Clerks: Help neighbors select their groceries and assists with loading into their vehicles, when necessary. Rotates stock and restocks when needed. Performs light housekeeping duties including sweeping, mopping, cleaning shelves, taking out trash, cleaning refrigerators/freezers, etc.
  • Donation In-Take/Inventory: Receives food donations, sorts into categories, organizes, and shelves in storage area. Rotates stock and restocks when needed. Performs light housekeeping duties including sweeping, mopping, cleaning shelves, taking out trash, cleaning refrigerators/freezers, etc.
  • Backpack Buddies Program
  • Drivers for Donation Pickup

THRIFT SHOPPE

  • Sales Associate
  • Donations Sorter
  • Pricing/Tagging
  • Dishwasher/Cleaning
  • Cashier
  • Greeter
  • Fitting Area Attendant

OTHER

  • Advocacy Team: Strives to provide a strong proactive relationship between NRM and local congregations
  • Database Entry
  • Janitorial Services
  • Special Projects
  • Eat-out Coordinator
  • Fundraising
  • Donation Pick-up
  • Prayer Partners
  • Phone Specialist