Volunteer Opportunities



Hazelwood Elementary School Library-shelving books, helping in library

Haywood Chamber Of Commerce- needs help working at the office

The ARC of Haywood County- facility maintenance & office work

Habitat For Humanity – needs help building houses, help at the Habitat Store

Phone Assurance Program- Need volunteers to call shut-ins

Autumn Care- Sit with a friend, teach a craft to the seniors

Barium Springs- mentors for youth

Friends of the Smokies- help with outreach programs

Haywood Pathways Center- cook groups, instructors, chaplains

KARE-School Safety Program from kindergarten through fifth grade, to teach children about personal                          safety Healthy Haywood. 

LifeWORKS- help mentor women into work

Sarges Animal Rescue- transport drivers, foster homes for cats & dogs, office help

Creekside Villa- Bingo and Crafts

Star Ranch- help with health care for rescued horses

HRMC Hospice –Assist with a variety of jobs, office work to sitting with clients

Haywood Spay/Neuter- office, spay/neuter on-site transport help (loading, unloading assisting clients, prepping crates), and trap-neuter-return

Pigeon Community Development Center- transportation, children with reading and math

Circles of Hope- mentor, serve on committee



Sylva Linings Resale Store- sorting, help at register

Freinds of the Library- Sorting, pricing, register help

MEDWEST Hospice- help at desk or help with patients

PROJECT FIRE- starting Nov 1st, help cut wood 1st Sat of the month

PROJECT CARE- help in shop 4hrs on Mon/Wed mornings


UNITED CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES- answer phones, package food

JACKSON COUNTY HOME DELIVERED MEALS – volunteers needed to deliver meals to shut-ins one day a week, 38 people on the waiting list.

MOUNTAIN TRACE NURSING- take time help and sit with a senior.

GOLDEN AGE SENIOR CENTER – Golden Steppers (line dancers) and Goldenairs (singers) need volunteers to join them to perform in nursing homes.

JACKSON COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER- cooking, cleaning, filing, assisting with programs

CASHIERS HIGHLANDS HUMANE SOCIETY- work with animals, cleaning

COMMUNITY TABLE- help serve meals, food pantry, backpack program

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – volunteers needed to serve as advocates in the court system for abused or neglected children

JACKSON COUNTY DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES –drive agency vehicles to county garage for maintenance.

JACKSON COUNTY RED CROSS- needs help with clerical and greeters at blood drives each month.

FULL SPECTRUM FARMS- need help preparing the garden for spring

SKYAND CARE CENTER- bingo and crafts


For more information, call the Volunteer Center 356-2833.

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