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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities in the Charlotte Area

A list of local volunteer opportunities you can sign up for

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Below is a list of nonprofit-submitted opportunities for volunteering in and around the Charlotte area. Reach out to each organization or sign up through the link to get involved.

Please submit your opportunities for volunteers through this form


Assist M.E. – Order Fulfilment Specialist

Open opportunities on most weekdays | 5034 Big Bend Drive, Lancaster, SC

Helping to Be the Mobility Resource for Charlotte area residents in need. The order fulfilment specialist goes to the equipment storage location at Atrium Myers Park clinic on request. Once there, he/she unlocks the storage room, takes out the requested equipment (e.g., manual wheelchair, shower chair, etc.) , marks it with the patient’s name and puts it in the nearby Equipment Pickup Room. They then call the patient or case manager to inform them that the equipment is ready for pickup.


Mentor a Family in Need – Families Forward Charlotte needs Family Liaison Mentors!

Friday, April 28, 2023 | Virtual

Families Forward Charlotte empowers local families to overcome intergenerational poverty. In their Family Success Program, family liaison mentors develop one-on-one relationships with their assigned family partners, assist them in setting personal goals and help them navigate the steps necessary to achieve those goals. Creating change for these families is a journey…and we hope you’ll join us for the next one! You’re invited to attend one of our short (zoom) informational sessions to learn about how being a Family Liaison Mentor can truly be life-changing to a struggling family in our community. Sign up using the following link, or email info@familiesforwardclt.org

Sign up for an Interest Meeting: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084CAAAB23A7FB6-families25

*Our next training for Family Liaison mentors will be at the end of April so make sure you sign up for an interest session ASAP to learn what it takes to empower Charlotte area families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty!

This role is a commitment of 4-6 hours a month for at least 1 year. Training will be held on April 28 or 29 (you choose one date to attend).


Girls on the Run Greater Charlotte – Girls on the Run 5K

Sunday, April 30, 2023 | 7:30 a.m. | Symphony Park/SouthPark Mall

Get ready to be part of an exciting celebration of over 1,000 girls’ accomplishments at the Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday, April 30th! This event marks the culmination of the spring season of our program and we are looking for up to 200 enthusiastic volunteers to help make it a huge success. As a volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of something truly special and witness the amazing progress these girls have made throughout the season. Whether you choose to be a course marshal, water station attendant, or sparkle runner, you’ll be playing a vital role in making this day unforgettable for the girls and their families. So don’t miss out on this chance to celebrate and support the girls on their journey to a healthier and happier life. Sign up now using the link provided and get ready for an amazing day filled with joy, laughter, and a whole lot of fun! Register Here

Volunteer options

  • 5K Committee – **This group has bi-weekly meetings leading up to the 5K event and increases frequency as the event gets closer. If interested, please email acarter@girlsontherun.org.
  • Event Set-up
  • Event Breakdown
  • Packet Pick-up
  • Registration
  • Course Monitor
  • Superstar Sweepers (Course Sweeper)
  • Parking Marshal
  • Greeters and Directional Helpers
  • Command/Help Center
  • Water Station(s)
  • Start/Finish Line Marshal
  • Sparkle Runners
  • Post-Run Refreshments
  • Merchandise Sales
  • Happy Hair Station
  • Cheer Poster Station
  • Cheer Team Station(s)

Transforming Youth Movement – Youth mentors needed

May 1, 2023 | 7140 Weddington Rd., Suite 120 | Concord, NC 28027

Our non profit works to connect youth within the community to positive people and positive experiences. By volunteering to mentor youth, you will assist us in completing this mission and allow the youth to develop valuable life skills through healthy relationships with positive adult role models. We have opportunities for mentoring in Rowan, Cabarrus, and Union County. We have opportunities for both short and long term mentoring. In Mecklenburg County, volunteers can assist coaches in facilitating community service events.


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