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THE ARTS COUNCIL

Project Information:

The Arts Council
Gretchen Anderson, Operations Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator, Ext. 233
301 Hay St
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Ph: (910) 323-1776
gretchena@theartscouncil.com

Project Description:

Gallery Greeters:
Do you enjoy greeting the public? Do you have a passion for the arts? Then becoming an Arts Council Gallery Greeters might be for you! Greeters have the opportunity to welcome the public, explain the exhibit, point out specific pieces and much more.

Usher for the Arts:
Volunteer at the Crown Coliseum Complex and earn money for the Arts Council. After your duties are completed, stay to see the rest of the show or event. Please contact Suzanne Skene at usher4thearts@theartscouncil.com.

Fourth Fridays: (the 4th Friday of each month except December)

  • Serve beer/wine (over 21, please)
  • Serve soda
  • Sell items and/or tickets when applicable
  • Set up refreshments, bus tables

Membership and Special Events:

  • Envelope stuffing
  • Serving food/drinks
  • Set up
  • Clean up

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Project Information:

Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland County
Kenny Reid,
1018 Rochester Dr.
Fayettville, NC 28305
(910) 483-4767
kreid@ccbgc.org

Project Description:

Assist Program Directors help members from 5 - 18 yrs old. Days: M- F Hours: 2 - 6 PM


CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDEN

Project Information:

Cape Fear Botanical Garden
Seema Slehria, Volunteer Coordinator
PO Box 53485
Ph: ( 910) 486.0221 X25
Fax: (910)486.4209
www.capefearbg.org
Fayetteville, NC 28305

Project Description:

Cape Fear Botanical Garden has fun and challenging volunteer opportunities available year-round. Garden volunteers include retirees and seniors, full-time working adults, high school and college students. We are happy to find a project that will interest you!

Volunteer activities at the Garden include:

  • Assisting with Admissions or in Administration
  • Assisting at a Special Event or Festival
  • Driving a golf cart for visitors
  • Working at an Education Program
  • Working outdoors with our Grounds Staff

CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE

Project Information:

Cape Fear Regional Theatre
Valerie Garcia, Office Manager
1209 Hay Street
Fayetteville, NC 28305
Ph: (910) 323-4234, ext.222
www.cfrt.org

Project Description:

Become part of the theatre world without ever stepping on stage! Volunteering at CFRT is a great way to get involved behind the scenes and provide vital support to the Theatre. There are many areas where you can lend a helping hand.

  • Concessions
    CFRT is in need of volunteers to help man our concessions booth. This would involve selling drinks and light snacks. You need to be 18 or older to volunteer with a preference for those 21 and over since there is alcohol at the concessions booth.
  • Box Office
    Do you have or want box office experience? Do you like getting to know people and having them get to know you? If so, then we've got the perfect place for you, in our box office! We need box office volunteers to sell tickets for our shows as well as make sure reserved tickets are honored. Volunteers for the Box Office must be 18 or older.
  • Ushers
    The Volunteer Ushering Program at CFRT is a great way to get involved with the Theatre. Ushers volunteer one evening during the run of each production. They meet new people and have fun while doing the Theatre a tremendous service.
  • Technical
    Do you love theatre and love working with your hands, but you are not about to get on stage and DO THAT! Well, we still need you backstage too! Take this opportunity to learn a new skill, for example, wood-working, making props, sewing ... there are many opportunities where no prior skills are required.
  • Administrative
    The Administrative volunteer network at CFRT is a great group of faithful volunteers who come together to provide necessary support to our Marketing and Business Offices. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks including collating our season programs and labeling and preparing our large mailings.
  • Special Events
    It's time to party and CFRT needs your help to make it happen! We are looking for party people to help with our various receptions and festivals during the year including Blues n' Brews and Oktoberfest.

Volunteering at Cape Fear Regional Theatre is a great way to contribute your skills and experiences to the Theatre, to gain insight into the inner workings of our organization, meet creative people and develop new skills.


CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER

Project Information:

Child Advocacy Center
Faith Boehmer, Prevention/Volunteer Coordinator
PO Box 488
222 Rowan Street
Fayetteville, NC 28302
Ph: (910) 486-9700
Fax (910) 486- 8677
www.childadvocacycenter.com

Project Description:

Office Help:

  • Answering Telephone
  • Putting Packets together for families
  • Preparing Workshop materials
  • Mass mailings
  • Other day-to-day duties as needed
  • Therapy Dog Program
  • Speaker's Bureau
  • Leading Prevention workshops
  • Adopt the flower pots in front of our building

Groups:

Groups are always welcome to participate in group projects. We have several ways that groups can participate such as Comfort Blankets, Comfort Bags, and an Office Supply Drive


CUMBERLAND COUNTY PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN

Project Information:

CCPFC - Smart Start
Eva Hansen, President
351 Wagoner Dr, Suite 200
Fayetteville NC 28303
Ph: (910) 867-9700

Erika Taylor, Event Volunteer Coordinator
Ph: (910) 867-2509
www.ccpfc.org
Fax: (910) 867-7772

Project Description:

Volunteers supplement and enhance our daily work, assist with planning and strategic direction, and help out at special events. We aim to match each volunteer's unique set of skills and interests with opportunities that best meet their needs and desires.


THE DESIGNING STATION

Project Information:

The Designing Station
Cheri Smith, Executive Director
201 McDuffie St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Ph: (910) 321.2814
Fax: (910)321.2828
designingstation@gmail.com
www.designingstation.org

We assist families and individuals of Cumberland County transitioning from homelessness by providing furniture and other household goods.

Project Description:

Assembling/disassembling and painting pallets


DOROTHY SPAINHOUR CENTER

Project Information:

Dorothy Spainhour Center
Erica Little, Director
223 Hull Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 483-7283
Erica.little@eastersealsucp.com
www.eastersealsucpcenters.com

Project Description:

Students can help in classrooms if they have a current TB Test. If not, they can help the instructors with clerical and office work. Days: M-F Hours: 7:30 - 5:30 PM


FAYETTEVILLE AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Project Information:

Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Myron L. Jones, Director of Sales

Main Office
245 Person Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Ph: 1(800) 255-8217
Ph: (910) 483-5311
Fax: (910) 484-6632
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com

Fayetteville Area Transportation & History Museum
325 Franklin Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301
910-323-9739
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cross Creek Mall Satellite Office
JCPenny Wing
419 Cross Creek Mall
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Monday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.;
Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

We are a full-service convention and visitors bureau. The Bureau is a private, not-for-profit organization funded by a sales occupancy tax. We assist leisure travelers, meeting planners, group tour operators, media and military reunion planners. Our staff serves as a liaison between visitors and our local hospitality industry.

Project Description:

The Cumberland County Sports Federation is seeking volunteers. Students who will be accepted: any undergraduate student who is currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university, any student who has recently graduated from an accredited college or university or any student who is currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited graduate program.

Help Needed:

  • Helping with Team Registration
  • Compile Packet Handout
  • Compile Welcome bags
  • Survey Spectators
  • Survey Coaches
  • Event Photography
  • Guest Information
  • Provide assistance to all full-time staff members as needed
  • Database entry
  • Track sleeping rooms

Sales Department Help:

  • Perform official office tasks
  • Data Entry
  • Filing
  • Generate Phone Calls
  • Attend Tradeshows (local & out of town with permission when required)
  • Make travel arrangements when required

FAYETTEVILLE AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY and RESTORE

Project Information:

Habitat for Humanity
Ruthie Dent, Director of Communications and Volunteer Services
310 Green St #204
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Ph: (910) 483-0952
office.fayhabitat@embarqmail.com
www.fayettevillenchabitat.org

Project Description:

A Brush with Kindness (ABwK):
ABwK is our primary volunteer program. It brings resources, volunteers, and homeowners together to paint, landscape, perform minor repairs and general cleanup on the exterior of homes in a concentrated neighborhood effort. These projects are perfect for teams and are normally held on Friday and Saturday.

If you have ever volunteered on a Habitat for Humanity house, chances are you will always be able to point out which house it was. Our primary volunteer program is called A Brush with Kindness (ABWK). It is a signature Habitat program that brings volunteers, qualifying Habitat homeowners and resources together to do necessary maintenance on existing Habitat homes. We also rehabilitate several homes a year!!

Project Information:

Restore
Ruthie Dent, Director of Communications and Volunteer Services
205 Forsythe St.
Fayetteville, NC 28302
(910) 483-0952
office.fayhabitat@embarqmail.com
www.therestorewarehouse.com

Project Description:

Stock items, build shelving units, help customers, etc. Volunteer orientation is every Saturday.

To volunteer for either ABwk or Restore please go to http://fayettevillenchabitat.volunteerhub.com/SignIn.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fEvents%2fIndex and sign in.


HAYMOUNT REHABILITATION

Project Information:

Haymount Rehabilitation
Beth Cotton, Activities Assistant
2346 Barrington Circle
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 689-0150
activities@haymountrehab.com

Project Description:

Students can help in the activities room with the different events, read to residents, paint nails, etc. Days: Mon - Sat Hours: 8AM - 7PM


MYROVER-REESE FELLOWSHIP HOMES

Project Information:

Myrover-Reese Fellowship Homes
Terri Rose
613 Quality Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28306
Ph: (910) 484-9393
Email: trose@ncrrbiz.com
www.angelfire.com/nc/MRFH/Home

Project Description:

Helping residents, landscaping, serve dinner to residents, roadside cleanup, help residents create resumes, answer phones, etc.


PINE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL

Project Information:

Pine Forest High School
Lynn (Laura) Millbyer
525 Andrews Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28311
Ph: (910) 488-2384
lauramillbyer@ccs.k12.nc.us
pfhs.ccs.k12.nc.us
Thomas Edwards, PFHS Coordinator
thedwards@student.methodist.edu

Project Description:

Become an MU Mentor. The MU Mentors will serve as a support system to the PFHS Mentors helping them to generate activities to do with the 9th graders during the extended homeroom on the 4th Wednesday of the month. That means the MU Mentors will need to be at PFHS from 3:40-4:30 twice a month, probably 1st and 3rd Wednesdays (TBD) of the month.


RAPE CRISIS VOLUNTEERS OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Project Information:

Rape Crisis Volunteers of Cumberland County
Deanne Gerdes, Executive Director
515 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Ph: (910) 483-7273
gerdes.deanne@gmail.com
www.rapecrisisonline.org

Project Description:

  • Answering the 24-hour Crisis Line after office hours
  • Responding to Emergency Room calls
  • Assisting victims during the Legal Process
  • Participating in Community Awareness
  • Assisting with Support Groups

In order to work with victims, volunteers must:

  1. Complete an application
  2. A state mandated training class which is broken down into two Saturday Classes held at FTCC. There is a fee of $15.00 total for both classes
  3. Background check. The Background check information can be obtained from FTCC

If you are interested in assisting with fundraising or community awareness (and not directly with victims) please complete the application; you do not have to attend the 20 hour training. While these are RCVCC primary volunteer opportunities, there are many other chances to get involved with our agency.


SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE

Project Information:

Salvation Army Family Store
Sue Jordan, Store Mgr.
433 Robeson St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 764-1041
Sue.jordan@uss.salvationarmy.org
Salvationarmyfayetteville.org

Project Description:

Students would help process clothing along with general help.
Days: Mon - Sat
Hours: 9AM-6PM


SENC RADIO READING SERVICE

Project Information:

SENC Radio Reading Service
Valerie Woodard
PO Box 35029
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Ph: 1 (800) 313-7007
Ph: (910) 672-1600
8:00 - 4:30 M-F
vjwoodard02@aol.com
www.ncarrs.org

Project Description:

We enhance the quality of life for sight and print impaired citizens, and maintain their connection to their communities by providing audio information (local and regional newspapers, magazines, and novels) read to the visually impaired.


ST. ANN NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CENTER

Project Information:

St. Ann Neighborhood Youth Center
Esther H. Patterson, Director
365 N. Cool Spring Street
Fayetteville, NC 28312
Ph: (910) 483-3902
www.stanncatholicschool.net


Project Description:

The St. Ann Neighborhood Youth Center at St. Ann Catholic Church & School is an after school tutoring program for students in grades 2-5 that attend our neighborhood schools (T.C. Berrien & Walker-Spivey). Our program begins in October and sessions end in May. The students are picked up from their schools at 2:30 pm and brought to our campus. They receive a snack, have recess, tutoring, and dinner before they are taken home at 5:00 pm. Volunteers are needed to tutor, assist lead tutors, assist with dinner, or serve as monitors on the buses. The program is on Tuesday and Thursday of each week and the students are tutored in reading & math skills. If transportation is needed for the students to get to St. Ann, we will provide it for them.


TEAGUE'S HOME FOR WOMEN

Project Information:

Teague's Home for Women
Shirley Lacy, Director
333 Hawley Lane
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 483-5044
teagueshome@gmail.com
http://teagueshomeforwomen.org

Project Description:

Help clean yard.


UMOJA GROUP INC.

Project Information:

Umoja Group Inc.
Dorothy Fielder, Director
1520 Slater Ave.
Fayetteville, NC 28302
(910) 483-6152
umojagroupfay@gmail.com
www.umojafaync.org

Project Description:

Help create mural that is ¾ of a block long, gardening, and office help.


VETERANS EMPOWERING VETERANS

Project Information:

Veterans Empowering Veterans
Renee Elder, Director
614 Person St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 223-3213
info@veteransempoweringveterans.org

Project Description:

General help organizing warehouse, office work, and serving veterans lunch.
Days: M-F
Hours: 9AM - 3PM


WHISPERING PINES NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER

Project Information:

Whispering Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Jessica Tagan
523 Country Club Dr.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 488-0711
social@wpnursing.com
www.wpnursing.com

Project Description:

General Helping with residents.

 

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