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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 or at 919-462-1800 to begin volunteering with us.

  • Meal Providers 

    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.

  • Support Partners

    This volunteer meets weekly with their assigned families and helps them through steps leading to sustainable, permanent housing.

  • Children’s Program

    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.

  • Caring Sponsors

    Serve as friends and mentors to their assigned families and make informal contact each week.

  • Moving Team

    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.

  • Maintenance/Repairs Teams

    Volunteers provide pre-occupancy prep, routine repairs and maintenance of apartments including painting, cleaning, and minor repairs.

  • Meal Coordinator 

    Help organize the meal providers who are preparing and serving meals to TCP families and volunteers at the weekly sessions.

  • Auto Repair 

    Partnering professional auto repair businesses that will 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.

The Carying Place, Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 non profit organization with the tax ID #58-2425452. Financial information about The Carying Place Inc. & a copy of our license are available from the NC Secretary of State Solicitation Licensing Section at 888-839-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the state.