Volunteer Opportunities at The Carying Place
Donations of clothing, furniture, and other household goods, and support of TCP fund raising activities are always welcome. There are also numerous volunteer opportunities requiring various levels of commitment and training. TCP staff will accommodate volunteer’s schedules for most items. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 919-462-1800 to begin volunteering with us.
Volunteers organize a team from a church, social, or civic group to prepare and serve meals to TCP families and volunteers at the weekly sessions.
This volunteer meets weekly with their assigned families and helps them through steps leading to sustainable, permanent housing.
Volunteers care for children of both families and volunteers during the weekly sessions working with a TCP Children’s Program Coordinator to help children find stability and self-esteem as they go through the transition from homelessness.
Serve as friends and mentors to their assigned families and make informal contact each week.
Volunteers review background and reference checks relative to applicants and conducts interviews with qualifying families.
Volunteers help families move in and out of TCP housing, pick-up donated furniture and household items, assist in organizing storage units and updating furniture inventories; also in need of persons who will put their pick-up trucks and/or trailers to work to help move TCP furniture and families as needed.
Volunteers provide pre-occupancy prep, routine repairs and maintenance of apartments including painting, cleaning, and minor repairs.
Help organize the meal providers who are preparing and serving meals to TCP families and volunteers at the weekly sessions.
Volunteers help repair the vehicles of TCP families so that they can maintain employment and meet the traveling needs of their families.
Data Entry/Office Assistance
Volunteer helps maintain the files and computer records for TCP staff and families as well as answer TCP office phone lines and completing family intakes by phone.