To reduce the spread of COVID-19, our physical offices are currently closed to donations of material goods and volunteer events are limited.


Volunteer with Us

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds support projects and programs that meet families’ basic needs, help our neighbors pursue economic mobility, and engage the community in understanding the impact of poverty in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

Caring community members, including youth, families, civic groups, corporations, and houses of faith are the key to preventing homelessness and preserving dignity for thousands of neighbors each month.

To learn more or register to volunteer, visit our volunteer portal.

Thank You to Our Wonderful Volunteers!

This Volunteer is Actually A Rock Star

Randy Franklin is truly a rock star volunteer. As he plans what he hopes will be his 11th annual benefit concert featuring local musicians, he shares why he continues to work on behalf of families served at Crisis Assistance Ministry.

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Kelvin Glee Honored With Shirley Henry Volunteer Award

Shirley Henry Outstanding Volunteer award recipient Kelvin Glee is known for his positive attitude as he serves every Saturday at the Crisis Assistance Ministry Furniture Bank.

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Legal Aid Partnership Addresses Critical Need

Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Homeless Prevention Project volunteers call it a labor of love. Since the project began in 2014, volunteers have faithfully taught more than 3,000 residents during one-hour classes at Crisis Assistance Ministry.

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Vanguard Crew Gives Back

Vanguard’s commitment to community brings teams of volunteers to Crisis Assistance Ministry consistently to help out with a variety of tasks. The group’s coordinator, Cynthia Jordan, has a personal connection to the agency’s mission.

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Volunteers And Community Partners Honored

Crisis Assistance Ministry this week celebrated the contribution of volunteers in preventing homelessness and preserving dignity for struggling families in Mecklenburg County. In the most recent fiscal year, individual, family, group and corporate volunteers served over 47,000 hours. Honorees included Kelvin Glee, Randy Franklin, TIAA, and Legal Aid of North Carolina.

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Love Week Volunteers Bring Hope and Light

In their 10th year, Elevation Church brought over 500 volunteers to Crisis Assistance Ministry during LOVE Week. Among them, a teacher who is well acquainted with the struggles of low-income families in Charlotte Mecklenburg.

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