Summer Service Crawl
Join us for the Summer Service Crawl happening May 15–August 4, 2023, at various locations throughout the Charlotte area, including several on-campus service events. Throughout the summer, you'll be provided with hundreds of opportunities to serve at any of our participating non-profits. You choose when, where, and how many hours you want to volunteer. In addition, participants earn a lot of different benefits, which include a commemorative t-shirt and an invitation to our end of the year party.
If you have additional questions, contact one of the Service Learning Coordinators for more information: email Morgan Molihan or email Emma Cartwright
Find our partner organizations on the map
- Angels & Sparrows Community Table & Resource Center
Serve families and individuals needing assistance with food. Volunteer shifts available in their dining room or the kitchen. At your own location, put together summer bagged lunches for children at risk of going hungry.
Angels & Sparrows Volunteer Sign-Up (Begins June 1).
15016 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
- Beds for Kids
Volunteers are needed to help in the warehouse, go on furniture deliveries, or help put together furniture for the furniture bank.
Beds for Kids Volunteer Sign-Up
4200 Revolution Park Dr Charlotte, NC 28217
- The Bulb
Volunteers are needed for mobile food market assistance by helping with customer check-in, produce stocking, food bagging, and tear down.
The Bulb Volunteer Sign-Up
- Carolina Thread Trail
Help create your regional walking trails and river network! Volunteer activities include; trail construction and maintenance, habitat restoration, trail project leaders, community event representatives, outdoor program and special event support.
Create A Volunteer Profile & Get Matched With Service Opportunities
Browse Available Volunteer Opportunities
2400 Park Rd, Suite 1, Charlotte NC 28203
- Children's Theatre of Charlotte
Volunteer to usher at our weekday and weekend public performances! Volunteers are needed for public and/or school shows for a variety of duties in two-to-three-hour shifts. As part of our volunteer community, you provide an invaluable service by welcoming patrons and helping them have an enjoyable and safe experience at ImaginOn.
Children's Theatre Volunteer Sign-Up
300 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
- Crisis Assistance Ministry
Join the Crisis Assistance Ministry in the fight against poverty in a wide variety of opportunities to serve. Work in the Free Store sorting and inspecting donated items; sizing and hanging clothing, help stock the shelves or assist with store merchandising and providing customer service. You can help unload donations from vehicles. Grab a group of friends and purchase, pack, and drop off pre-assembled snack packs.
Learn About Opportunities
500-A Spratt Street, Charlotte NC 28206
- Diaper Bank
Volunteers are needed to wrap and count hygiene products to be distributed to the community in their warehouse location.
Diaper Bank Volunteer Sign-Up
500 Spratt St B, Charlotte, NC 28206
- Families Forward Charlotte
Help provide assistance at one of the many educational workshops. Volunteers can help with the childcare, or the meal provided at each workshop. Childcare volunteers must submit and pay $19 for a background check.
Sign Up to Volunteer at a Workshop
5700 Executive Center Drive, Suit 105, Charlotte NC 28212
- Feeding Charlotte
Food rescuers are at the heart of our mission. They are responsible for picking up food from our donor partners and delivering it to our nonprofit recipients. Rescuers are required to agree to our protocols, including arriving on time, safe handling of the food, and rescue reporting. Rescuers need to have reliable vehicles with space to hold several boxes or trays of food.
Feeding Charlotte Volunteer Sign-Up
Serve families and individuals needing assistance with food. Volunteer shifts available in their dining room, kitchen and grassroots grocery warehouse. The volunteer possibilities are endless!
Serve in the Community Kitchen
Serve at the Grassroots Grocery - Sorting Food Donations
2456 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville NC 28117
- Freedom Schools, Inc.
Freedom School Partners aim to provide summer programming that delivers a culturally diverse curriculum to affirm students of color with engaging literature and exposure. Volunteers are needed to help at the various summer enrichment sites, working with youth and their literacy curriculum.
Freedom Schools Volunteer Sign-Up
Guest Reader Interest Form
- The Harvest Center of Charlotte
Volunteers are needed for a variety of different events such as campus beautification, cleaning services, gardening, meal prep, and more!
The Harvest Center Volunteer Sign-Up
5415 Airport Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208
- Hearts & Hands Food Pantry
Volunteers are needed to assist with stocking, food donations, packing client orders, and/or loading client vehicles. Volunteers can also help deliver food to client homes. Each shift is generally 3-4 hours and are offered multiple days and times.
Hearts & Hands Food Pantry Volunteer Sign-Up
202 South Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
- Hospitality House of Charlotte
Multiple different ways to volunteer on-site or off-site. Gather a group of friends or family to cook a meal, host a supply drive, or assist with grounds maintenance at Hospitality House. At your own location, put together care packages, bake homemade treats, or write encouraging notes.
Hospitality House Volunteer Sign-Up
1400 Scott Avenue Charlotte, NC 28203
- Join Student Engagement at Levine, Cato and Central Campuses
Throughout the summer, we are hosting a few on-campus service projects. This includes; making bookmarks for Promising Pages, making blankets for the Humane Society, creating and writing cards for Changed Choices.
Sign Up to Volunteer
- Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays
Volunteers are needed for a variety of opportunities such as assisting in our warehouse to delivering groceries or meals to neighbors in need.
Loaves & Fishes Volunteer Sign-Up
648 Griffith Rd., Suite B. Charlotte, NC 28217
- NC MedAssist
Volunteers are needed at their warehouse to help unpack, sort, inventory, and repack over the counter medications to be distributed to people in need. These tasks may require some heavy lifting and close toed shoes.
NC MedAssist Volunteer Sign-Up
4428 Taggart Creek Road, Suite 101, Charlotte NC 28208
Volunteer for an organization that supports adaptive athletes in the pursuit of accessibility, inclusion and equity. Help at one of their larger events this summer.
Contact Them For More Information
- Project Outpour
Volunteers are needed for hygiene distribution and support for their mobile shower program. Volunteers are needed at six locations around Charlotte.
Project Outpour Sign-Up
1800 Camden Rd., Suite 107-143 Charlotte, NC 28203
- Roof Above
Roof Above depends on volunteers to meet the daily needs of our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Opportunities at their various centers, sorting mail, providing front desk support, laundry assistance, working at the resource center. There’s opportunities for remote data entry assistance. Volunteer with their Harvest Hauls on Saturdays and collect donated produce from farmers markets.
Fill Out Volunteer Application
945 N. College Street
- Samaritan's Feet
Volunteers are always needed in our Samaritan’s Feet warehouse, as we process hundreds of thousands of shoes each year! Your time volunteering here in Charlotte, North Carolina will not only provide a child with the gift of new shoes, but also a message of hope and compassion. Whether you are an individual or a group looking for on-site volunteer opportunities, our warehouse welcomes all!
Samaritan's Feet Volunteer Sign-Up
4808 Chesapeake Drivee, Charlotte, NC 28216
- Second Harvest Food Bank
Volunteers are needed for a variety of different services in their warehouse such as organizing food products, warehouse organization, and packing backpacks.
Second Harvest Volunteer Sign-Up
500 Spratt St B, Charlotte, NC 28206
Volunteers are needed to plant trees at events, caring for already planted trees, packing seedlings, and more! Check out the link for the calendar of events.
TreesCharlotte Volunteer Sign-Up
- YMCA of Greater Charlotte (Multiple Sites)
Volunteers are needed for multiple community projects across all of the YMCA branches. Projects could include empowering teens for weeknight activities, youth workshops, mentoring, summer camps, and more! All volunteers working with youth will have to complete a free background check.
YMCA Volunteer Sign-Up