Volunteer

Volunteers are critical to the success of Oak City Cares multi-services center for people experiencing homelessness. The relationships between our volunteers and guests are key to making sure our guests feel welcome at Oak City Cares.

Please consider joining our fantastic team of volunteers at Oak City Cares! Check out volunteer opportunities for both the weekday and weekend via the buttons below.

If you’re new to volunteering or want to learn more about ways to get involved at Oak City Cares, sign up below. Once you are ready to move to the next steps and sign up for a shift, you will need to create an account and complete a few qualifications prior to volunteering.

 If you have questions or concerns, please contact Oak City Cares Volunteer Coordinator Laura Martin at volunteercoordinator@oakcitycares.org or 984-344-9603.

You must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer during our weekday or weekend programs. Children 9 to 17 years old are allowed to volunteer as host volunteers for our weekend meal program with adult supervision.

Volunteering Makes an Impact

Hear from one of our volunteers, Corey, who volunteered with our Basic Needs program.
If you’re new to volunteering or want to learn more about ways to get involved at Oak City Cares, sign up for an info session, or contact our Volunteer Coordinator.

Internship Opportunities

Oak City Cares has established internship relationships with local colleges and universities and only accepts interns from those schools.
Please contact your school or your field placement office directly for more information.

Our Partners

Our Provider Partners

These organizations are part of the ever-growing list of those collaborating to provide medical assistance, behavioral health care, veterans’ services, outreach, employment services, and coordination of care and support to Oak City Cares guests. Visit our Providers Page for the full list of partners.

Salvation Army's Project CATCH
NC FIT
Advance Community Health - Primary Healthcare/Integrated Behavioral Health
Haven House Services - Homeless Youth Services, Street Outreach and Coordinated Entry Support
Interact - Domestic Violence Services and Coordinated Entry Support
Monarch Health - Behavioral Health
StepUp Ministry - Employment Training Program
The Durham Veterans Administration - Veteran's Services
The Raleigh/Wake Partnership to End Homelessness
Wake County Human Services - Public Health - Immunizations and Health Testing
Wake Network of Care - Resource Support
WakeMed HEART Team - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals with serious mental illness
Triangle Family Services - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SouthLight Healthcare
FIGS of Wake County

HOURS:

9am-5pm Monday-Friday
9am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday for weekend meals (enter at the side entrance)

1430 South Wilmington Street,  Raleigh, NC 27603

We are accessible via the #21 bus from downtown Raleigh.

Oak City Cares

1430 S. Wilmington St.,
Raleigh, NC 27603

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