Love kids? Love art? We are looking for responsible people to assist our teaching artists in the classrooms during our Summer Arts Camp!
Volunteers are needed with flexible schedules to help transport our elderly clients and adults with disabilities around town for medical appointments and grocery shopping. All rides are within Wake County and most trips can be completed in 2-3 hours.
Friendly visiting Volunteers provide friendship for lonely and socially isolated seniors and adults with disabilities in Wake County. Volunteers usually commit to one to two hours per visit-- either weekly, every other week or monthly--flexible schedule.
Community HOPE is a mentor/literacy program with the Alexander Family YMCA. Community HOPE isn't just a tutoring program. It's a relationship – a bond between mentor and child. Please take a moment to view one mentor's journey:
ATTENTION: We have filled our slots for our 2nd session of Readers as Leaders! The session runs Feb/March to June 2016. In the meantime, contact for other volunteer opportunities DPFC has to offer.
Interested in volunteering with Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge? We have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities available. Please contact us at Thank you!
Petals with a Purpose is a weekly program with people with and without disabilities. The program uses items destined for the landfill (i.e. glass bottles, water bottles, soup cans) to make beautiful vases and flowers arrangements with flowers donated from a local floral shop.
The Arc of the Triangle provides purposeful and social activities to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities I/DD). Our Nutrition and Cooking class allows adults to use hands-on experiences to further their knowledge of nutrition as well as their skills in the kitchen.
Swim For Life offers a week of free swim lessons to children, teens and adults who could not otherwise afford them. We believe that everyone in our community should have access to these critical, lifesaving skills.
Use your talents to encourage, guide and train young athletes, grades K-5, at the Y! Each soccer league features one practice and one game each week. Volunteer coaches are carefully trained to work with children, build skills, and encourage character development.
Use your talents to encourage, guide and train young athletes, grades K-8, at the Y! Be a role model for children in a basketball program that emphasizes basic skills, character development, and fair play. We ask that volunteer coaches commit to an entire season (approximately 10 weeks).
The Y Learning Program has been designed as a partnership with surrounding Wake County schools, extending academic and social support to identified 3rd - 8th grade students.