The gift of your time is one of the most valuable ways to support Note in the Pocket. There are a variety of ways that you can partner with us to help improve the life of someone less fortunate.
A list of volunteer opportunities is listed below. Click on each title to learn more.
Once you complete our Volunteer Registration form, you can fill out our volunteer sign-up form to volunteer once or regularly according to your availability. Schedule a group to volunteer during Volunteer Center hours or nights or weekends by appointment. Contact Ashley@noteinthepocket.org for more information.
We are delighted when individuals and groups choose to volunteer their time by helping us with quality control, sorting, sizing, organizing, and packaging clothing for the thousands of clothing requests we receive each year. Volunteers work in one to four-hour long shifts Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at our Volunteer Center, located at 5100 Lacy Avenue in Raleigh.
Children aged 12-15 may volunteer at Note in the Pocket when accompanied 1:1 by an adult. Children aged 16 may volunteer unaccompanied. New volunteers will need to complete the Volunteer Registration Form prior to scheduling a shift.
There are a number of important administrative tasks that must be done to keep our organization funded and running smoothly. Various skills are needed at certain times of the year. If you have administrative experience, let us know. Please complete the Volunteer Registration Form prior to scheduling a shift.
You can help us further our mission by joining our Delivery Team. If you are 21 years of age or older, have a valid driver’s license and enjoy driving, you can be added to our list of Delivery Drivers. This volunteer job entails picking up completed clothing requests from our Volunteer Center (located at 5100 Lacy Avenue in Raleigh) and delivering them to the schools or agencies who referred the student(s) with clothing needs. All deliveries are in Wake County.
You choose the location/area that you would like to deliver to and we will text or call you when we have a delivery that is within the range you established. Please complete the Volunteer Registration Form prior to scheduling a shift. Volunteers must provide proof of active car insurance.
Note in the Pocket is proud to offer multiple donation drop-off locations in Raleigh, Cary, Morrisville, Knightdale, Apex and Holly Springs. Our delivery drivers are important members of our team who pick up clothing donations and deliver them to our Volunteer Center (located at 5100 Lacy Avenue in Raleigh) on a regular basis. Usually this is 1-2 times per month and is very flexible. If you are 21 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license we need your help! Please complete the Volunteer Registration Form prior to scheduling a shift.
Our Mobile Volunteer Program (MVP) is a fun and convenient way for schools, religious groups, civic groups, and businesses to help local children in need by hosting an item specific clothing collection. Click here to learn more.
Our ambassadors are passionate and articulate high school and college representatives from a wide array of local schools and communities. They learn about the functions and demands of running a nonprofit
organization, develop and hone their leadership skills, and provide guidance and support in their efforts to plan, develop, and implement projects which will improve the lives of students throughout Wake County. Click here to learn more.
Our Teen Board comprises twenty-five carefully selected high school students from Wake County who volunteer their time over the summer and attend regular meetings during the school year to support Note in the Pocket’s mission. Click here to learn more.