Activate Good Inquiries & FAQ
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Fill out our inquiries form and a team member will get back to you shortly! Please allow a minimum of 2 business days for a response.
In the meantime, we’ve collected some FAQs and answers below – you may be able to find your answer there!
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Frequently Asked Questions
About Activate Good
Since 2005, we’ve been dedicated to bringing individuals, groups, and organizations together to meet community needs. Learn more about our mission, values, and programs here!
Our area has a plethora of organizations doing valuable and impactful work – we partner with hundreds of them to connect people with their needs. Learn more about our Community Partners here.
We operate primarily in the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill), North Carolina or immediately surrounding areas of Wake, Durham, Orange, Johnston, and Chatham counties.
We absolutely do – and super appreciate your support! Please check out our donate page here to explore multiple ways to contribute.
We are a fiercely passionate team, and we WANT to do everything…but are only human (as well as held to work within our mission and applicable regulations). As an organization, we unfortunately cannot offer funds or direct services unrelated to our mission and programs. We CAN, however, do our best to help point you in the direction of other resources in the community that may be a better fit for what you need!
Please view current opportunities to fulfill court-ordered service here.
Activate Good can only provide service letters for opportunities we host and approve in advance for court-ordered service – as is the case with all of our Community Partners. We recommend that when you sign up, you confirm with the host organization that the opportunity will be able to meet your needs.
If this confirmation of hours involves a third party platform, please communicate that in advance and provide as much detail as possible so the authorized representative can quickly and accurate confirm against their records.
Youth and Teen Opportunities
Check out our Teens Change the World! Service Club here!
Activate Good is more than happy to provide service confirmation letters! However, we can only do so for opportunities we oversee directly and approve in advance – as is the case with our Community Partners.
We recommend that when you sign up, you confirm with the host organization that the opportunity will be able to meet your needs.
If this confirmation of hours involves a third party platform, such as VolunteerCrowd, please communicate that in advance and provide as much detail as possible so the authorized representative can quickly and accurate confirm against their records.
Activate Good works with locally operating businesses in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to:
- matching small groups of coworkers to opportunities
- building out annual service calendars
- organizing learning and service sessions
- customizing larger transformation and impact projects
View even more corporate FAQs here.
For Activate Good opportunities: We’ll send you final details at least 2 business days before the event!
For all other opportunities: We ask for our Community Partners to respond to volunteers in a timely manner (within 2 business days). If you have specific questions about the opportunity you’ve signed up for, please review your signup and contact the host organization directly. If it’s been a couple days and you haven’t heard anything from them, let us know via the inquiry form and we’ll investigate!
- Logging in to your account
- Clicking “My Volunteering” at the top
- Clicking ” My Opportunities” in the dropdown
- Selecting the opportunity you’d like to cancel
- Clicking “Status”
- Clicking “Cancel Signup”
When you view “My Opportunities” there should also be contact information for the organization in order to send them a quick message as well.
We hope another opportunity works out in the future!
In late February 2022, Activate Good migrated to a new volunteer platform, Golden Volunteer. Read more about this exciting change here!
Jobs, Internships, and Board Participation
Any open job, internship, or board positions with Activate Good are posted at the bottom of our Team page here.
We do occasionally work with students, schools, and other programs to explore customized internship and fellowship partnerships. If that is what you are seeking, please fill out the inquiry form above with the details and we’ll get back to you!
Other Community Resources and Assistance
It sounds like you’re looking for the Warmth for Wake Program – that information is here.
Activate Good does not have the capacity to process and store donations of items outside of specific projects or initiatives. However, many of our Community Partners do!
Here are some places to check out:
- Food (including food for infants):
- Furniture/Household Goods:
We also recommend searching online for local “Buy Nothing” or mutual aid groups!
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