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Thank you in advance for wanting to volunteer at the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission. We identify that there have been many challenges during the COVID pandemic. We have identified several volunteer jobs below that will assist us as we maintain a safe environment to our residents in our programs. 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

Recovery Programs
  • Provide food
  • Provide and assemble goodie bags for the residents
  • Yard work and maintenance projects
  • GED tutor (virtually only)
  • Wash Mission vehicles
Medical and Dental Clinics (Hosted by Samaritan Medical Clinics)
  • Dental volunteer
  • Medical volunteer
  • Approved medical students and employees can assist in clinic
  • Greet patients

All clinic volunteers are approved through Samaritan Medical Clinics. We will forward your application to them.

Thrift Store
  • Sort, hang, tag and display items
  • Arrange and dust shelves
  • Assist with special sales
  • Assist cashiers bag purchases at check-out
  • Assist in displaying items and stocking shelves
  • Clean and prep furniture items to sell
  • Help organize furniture processing area
Clothing Ministry
  • Assist clients during clothing closet hours
Food Pantry
  • Host a food drive
  • Sort food and make food boxes
  • Stock pantry
  • Sort barrels of canned food (good for groups)
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
  • Stuff Envelopes
  • Assist in special projects as needed – organize and clean storage areas around campus
Special Events (Banquets, Golf Tournament)
  • Collect items as needed
  • Sell tickets
  • Assist with registration
  • Recruit other volunteers