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. Appropriate training will be provided for all volunteer jobs.

Sign up to provide one of our Weekend Meals or volunteer as a Weekend Meal Host.

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.

Available Opportunities

  • Welcome and Hospitality Volunteer
  • Front Desk Reception Volunteer
  • Administrative Support Volunteer
  • Volunteer Navigator
  • Basic Services Volunteer
  • Family Recreation Area Volunteer
  • Weekend Host Volunteer
  • Donation Pick Up

Interested in Volunteering?

At this time, we have paused our volunteer information sessions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to holding the information sessions in the future when it is safe to do so.

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
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
Passage Home - Coordinated Entry, Prevention and REACH Program Support for Children
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 PATH Team - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals with serious mental illness
Triangle Family Services - Street outreach for unsheltered individuals
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


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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