Current Volunteer Needs

To volunteer, contact Tammi Greco, Pantry/Operations Manager at tammi.greco@wwcm.org or 919-362-0657. 

Financial Assistance Volunteers

Hours: 1 day per week (Mon-Thurs) from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

What is the job: meeting one on one with clients who are requesting financial assistance, assess the need and verify eligibility, research clarifying information (call utility or landlord), document assistance decision in database and in paper file, provide pledge documentation, offer additional resources

Skills needed: discernment, compassion, resourceful, non-judgmental interviewing, attention to detail, technical skills (data entry, fax, internet research)

 

Home Delivery Volunteers

Hours: 2-3 hours per month, typically the second week (flexibility in delivery times but must be within the set week)

What is the Job: deliver groceries and food boxes to homebound clients in Apex, New Hill, Friendship and Fuquay Varina areas.  

Skills/Resources needed: Must be able to drive own car and have insurance, may  need to lift a cooler or boxes, ability to approach different home situations with respect, set clear personal boundaries, serve independently within agency policies and guidelines

 

Spanish Translator

Hours: 1 day per week (Wed or Thurs) from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

What is the job: assist with communicating with Spanish speaking clients for shopping and financial assistance, work in other areas when translating services are not needed

Skills needed: fluent in Spanish and English, experience translating is helpful

 

Fundraising/Event Support 

Hours: Flexible and determined by the event. In addition to the two events listed above, our annual golf tournament planning is getting started

What is the job: help with soliciting donations and sponsorship from local businesses, attend committee meetings, attend and support events

Skills needed: comfortable talking with people about the mission and work of WWCM

 

Summer Pantry and Warehouse Volunteers (age 18 +)

Hours: Mon – Thurs (pick one day a week or twice a month) from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (full shift 5 hrs or half shift 2.5 hrs)

What is the job: receive food deliveries, sort by date and stock warehouse and pantry shelves, assist with shopping

Skills needed: work well with others, organize and clean

 

Weekend Lead Support (adult)

Hours: 3-4 hours on one or more weekend days per month

What is the job: work alongside our weekend lead volunteer to support groups, families, and individuals volunteering in the pantry and warehouse. Weekend projects vary including food sorting, minor maintenance, and cleaning.

Skills needed: leadership to encourage and instruct a group of volunteers of various abilities in helping complete a project, manage according to policies and guidelines, enjoy working with youth, creative, like to have fun!