Questions about volunteering?

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@northraleighministries.com or 919-844-6676 x152 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you! 

 

Groups

NRM is a great place to volunteer for employee groups, schools, and youth groups. We can accommodate groups up to 25 people. Gather 24 of your closest friends and give us a call!

Volunteer Opportunities


To fulfill our mission, NRM requires over 200 vital volunteer hours each day. These hours include helping in our Crisis Center, Food Market, Pantry and Thrift Shoppe. Shifts as little as two hours per day are available. Come and check us out!

If you do not see a position that fits your individual skills or experience, let us know. We may be able to help develop an opportunity that is meaningful and useful.


THRIFT SHOPPE

Volunteer shifts are available Monday through Friday 10AM - 7PM and Saturdays 10AM - 6PM. Bring a friend and enjoy your time together!

  • Donation Volunteer- Receive donations, assist donors and organize donations.
  • Production Volunteer- Help to sort, organize and price donated clothing, linens, housewares, electronics, shoes.
  • Cashier AssistantHelp cashier bag items, keep cash register area clean and organized and provide customer support.
  • Day Manager- Work in partnership with NRM staff to manage volunteers, production needs
    and Thrift Shoppe on assigned day.
  • Sales Floor Volunteer- Place priced items on sales floor and straighten and organize sales areas.


CRISIS CENTER

  • Receptionist: Greet neighbors entering Crisis Center, prepare intake packets, help with filing, photocopying, answer phones and provide ministry information.
  • 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

  • Pantry Volunteers: Help neighbors select their groceries and assist 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: Receive food donations, sort into categories, organize, 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.
  • Backpack Buddies: Sort and pack backpacks with food items to deliver to schools for school children.
  • Drivers & Driver Assistants for Donation Pickup: Inter-Faith Food Shuttle drivers & driver assistants needed on Wednesdays to pick up food from donations location and deliver food to NRM.


GARDEN

  • Gardener: Help the NRM Garden Team with planting, weeding, harvesting & other projects. The NRM Garden supplies our Crisis Center with healthy, fresh, produce grown in our "backyard".