Client Service Volunteers
The Gilmore Client Services location is open Monday through Friday mornings. Depending on the department, volunteers arrive between 8:00-9:00 am and are typically finished by 12:00 or 1:00pm. Volunteers should be comfortable working with diverse populations and typically work at least twice a month.
Front Desk: These volunteers greet clients and register them for services. They also answer the phone and perform administrative duties. Must be comfortable using computers.
Screener: Screeners interview clients to determine their eligibility for assistance. They also facilitate arrangements for food and clothing services. Must be comfortable using computers.
Clothing: Clothing volunteers assist clients with clothing selections. They also sort and stock clothing items received from the Resale campus. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Food: Pantry volunteers sort incoming food donations and stock the pantry shelves as well as packaging food for eligible clients. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Transportation: Drivers utilize the Coalition van to transport clients and run errands as needed. Must have a valid NC driver’s license with no major infractions, be able to lift 40+ pounds and have no mobility issues.
Employment counselor: Counselors Assist residents with resume writing, online job applications and interview techniques. Must be comfortable using computers.