Greensboro Urban Ministry is delighted to welcome civic, professional, and religious groups to volunteer with our many programs. While we hope that one of the opportunities listed below will be a match for you and your group, we realize that alternative arrangements may be necessary.
If your group is interested in volunteering with our organization, please call Director of Volunteer Services Gail Gore-Lewis at 336.553.2642 or email.
Food Pantry volunteers assist with sorting donated food items on the weekend during food drives.
Minimum requirements: 18 years of age if unaccompanied by an adult
Time Commitment: Food Pantry group volunteers commit to volunteer for one 3-4 hour shift.
Pathways Family Center volunteers prepare and serve an evening meal (6:00pm) or weekend brunch for up to sixteen families (typically 16 adults and 30 children). If desired, groups can also include activities with the children (music, art, and crafts).
Details: Groups are responsible for planning and providing the meal and activities (as applicable).
Potter’s House group volunteers prepare and serve an evening meal (7:00pm) or breakfast (7:00am on weekends) to 100 Weaver House Night Shelter guests.
Details: Groups are responsible for planning and providing the meal. This is typically a recurring volunteer opportunity with most groups serving monthly or quarterly.
Winter Shelter group volunteers prepare and serve an evening meal (7:00pm) or breakfast (7:00am on weekends) to approximately 12 to 20 people at our Weaver Extension (WE) Shelter guests.
Details: Groups are responsible for planning and providing the meal. This opportunity is available December 1 -March 31 with with most groups serving on a recurring monthly or quarterly basis.