A Summer of Social Distanced Service

Try remote, social distance-friendly, and DIY volunteer projects this summer. There are so many options that are safe, helpful and fun for all ages!

A Summer of Social Distanced Service

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Raleigh, Durham, or around the Triangle? See our up-to-date list of needs from hundreds of local nonprofits.

Summer isn’t canceled

Are you looking for something to do this summer? Since many camps, events, and gatherings have been canceled, we compiled a list of remote, social distance-friendly, or DIY volunteer projects. These opportunities are safe, helpful, and fun for all ages! 

Social Distance at the Food Bank

Volunteers practice social distancing
Volunteers practice social distancing

For those who are healthy and able, you can join the Activate Good team in-person to help sort and package food donations. Sign up for the Raleigh Food Bank HERE. Volunteers must observe social-distance and cleanliness precautions.

Get outside (with social distance), and help in the garden!

If you’re craving some fresh air, and like to get your hands dirty, help Alliance Community garden tend to their community gardens with safe social distance.

Remote opportunities for professionals

Web Management

You Call This Yoga is looking for a website manager 

Community Partnerships needs a web developer 

Volunteers configuring hotspots
During Operation Access, volunteers configured over 10,000 hotspots for students learning remotely

Little World Charity needs its website updated


Help Redefined Courage Foundation and Rusty’s Rescue Ranch find and write grants for funding.


Kids (and Adults!)! Do it yourself service at home

These projects are fun for all ages, and you can do them safely from home.

YOU can find ways to serve this summer, regardless of your abilities or age! Try some of these projects, and let us know what you think. Submit feedback or new social distance service ideas to lee@activategood.org.


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