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Thank you in advance for wanting to volunteer at the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission. We welcome individuals, families, church and school groups, as well as business groups. We hope your time here as a volunteer is enjoyable and productive as you work to engage in our community, and create an impact in the lives of others.

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 336-723-1848, ext. 116 or email volunteer@nullwsrescue.org for more information or to schedule your group.

Volunteer Application
Volunteer Guidelines

Volunteer Opportunities

Life Builders and Transformers Programs
  • Provide food
  • Provide and assemble toiletry kits
  • Cleaning
  • Yard work and maintenance
  • Serve on a holiday
  • GED tutor
  • Holiday gift wrapping
  • Barber
  • Serve a meal
  • Mentor
Dental & Medical Clinics
  • Dental volunteer
  • Help in clinic
  • Provide special programs: nutrition classes, diabetes awareness, fitness discussion, etc.
  • Greet patients
Thrift Store
  • Sort, hang, tag and display items
  • Arrange shelves
  • Assist with special sales
  • Repair electronics, appliances and bikes to prepare them for sale
Clothing Ministry
  • Assist in special projects
  • Hang and tag clothes
  • Interview customers
  • Checkout clients
  • Greeters
Food Pantry
  • Collect food items
  • Sort food and make food boxes
  • Stock pantry
  • Distribute food
  • Greeter
Host a Drive
  • Collect clothing, coats, hats, gloves, socks, underwear, towels and twin blankets from friends and neighbors
  • Collect nonperishable items for the Food Pantry
Special Events (Banquets, Golf Tournament, The Mission 5K Run)
  • Collect items as needed
  • Sell tickets
  • Assist with registration
  • Work with partnership support teams, like Fleet Feet, to distribute items
  • Recruit other volunteers