Sometimes you just want to help out by volunteering and you feel donating is just not enough. Volunteering is a good way to help everyone involved in the cause and leaves you with a fulfillment at the end of the day. Sometimes it’s a good for your kids too because they’ll feel that fulfillment and sense of accomplishment too. It can benefit you and your children, and your community at the end of the day and leave some sort of happiness within you.
This encouragement sounds great for people who know how to get started but if you’re someone who doesn’t know how to get started or where to look, you may feel hopeless. That’s understandable since the internet is a big place and it can sometimes be difficult to find out where you need to go and what you need to do to get volunteering opportunities. Luckily for you, I am going to provide you with a few options for you to consider.
North Carolina Food Bank
This is a food bank located in Raleigh, NC and the mission of the food bank is obvious. They want to provide food to those less fortunate, those who don’t have the money or who can’t afford food and helping out a food bank is never a wrong thing. They even have a kids day for kids aged 5-12 and you can bring your kids on those days.
North Carolina Aquariums
This is for those who are fans of the ocean or aquariums. There are different types of volunteering opportunities available. You will be trained by professionals and with the skills you learn, you will be able to pass those skills onto other volunteers.
Natural Sciences Volunteering
This opportunity is for people who love natural sciences, history and museums. You will receive on the job training from professionals and you will learn what it takes to work with an opportunity like this, as well as help the museum itself.
- New Jersey – Animal Rescues and Shelters
- Low Income Housing Assistance in Massachusetts
- Student Loan Forgiveness For Single Mothers
- Debt Relief for Single Mothers
- Scholarships and grants for single mom students in Montana
- Washington – Retirement Homes
- Maryland Single mom child care subsidy program
- Louisiana – Rehab Programs or Assistance for Single Mothers
- Colorado – College Options for Single Mothers
- Massachusetts – Volunteering
Activity Good Volunteering
This is website you can use to search for opportunities in Raleigh, NC. You can click on the type of cause you want to volunteer for and search away. This is a good website to check out and see if it’d work out for you.
NC Zoo Volunteering
This opportunity is at the NC zoo in Asheboro, NC and it’s great for animal lovers. You’ll be trained by experts and you will learn the proper skills and knowledge it takes to work with the zoo and provide better services with the zoo for the community. There are different opportunities with the zoo, it just depends on your skills and interests.
This list isn’t a list of every opportunity available so keep that in mind, this only lists a few options for you to consider. Always put your location when looking for opportunities and if you want specific opportunities, put in the type of opportunity you’re look for. Don’t be afraid to expand your horizons and explore the internet for the volunteer opportunities you’re hoping for.
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