Pisgah Legal Services
Rhonda Brown, Local Volunteer Coordinator / 828-210-3455 / email@example.com
Deborah Jones-Holt, Regional Development Officer / 828-210-3449 / firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a nonprofit that provides free civil legal aid to the most vulnerable people in WNC: disadvantaged children, seniors, at risk families & domestic violence victims.
Blue Ridge Literacy
Cindy Jefferson / 696-3811 email@example.com
Volunteers tutor adults in English. Training materials are provided. Proficiency in a foreign language is not necessary.
Council on Aging
Wendy Lou Billings / 828-692-4203 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Helps seniors remain independent at home through programs such as Meals-on-Wheels.
Four Seasons Hospice
Sheri Cagle / 828-692-6178 ext. 329 / email@example.com
Sigrun Mapes / 828-697-2900 / TLMSMM99@morrisbb.net
Volunteers serve at Elizabeth House delivering meals and providing support to patients and their families. They also provide supportive presence or socialization with patients in assisted living facilities.
Interfaith Assistance Ministries (IAM)
Debra Dunbar / firstname.lastname@example.org
Christy Lowe / email@example.com
IAM provides emergency relief to Henderson County residents who are experiencing financial crises. Services provided include food, clothing, blankets, and financial assistance for electricity, water, fuel oil, propane gas, rent, transportation and prescriptions.
Volunteers assist in cooking, packaging, and distributing meals purchased by the congregation and public. Proceeds from this program help fund local and international missions supported by FUMC.
Bill Bricker / 828-280-1163 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer opportunities include working at the Thrift Store, the after school and summer youth programs, the pantry, and with the Angel Tree and bell ringing holiday programs.
Trauma Intervention Program of WNC
The Trauma Intervention Program of Western North Carolina (TIP) is looking for caring people in Buncombe and Henderson Counties willing to be part of a team of volunteers who provide immediate emotional and practical support to survivors of traumatic events. TIP is holding a Spring Training beginning February 28th at Skyland Fire Department. Funding for this training was provided by a grant from the Meals4Missions Local Grant Program at Hendersonville First United Methodist Church. Learn More
Big Brothers / Big Sisters
Steve Kirkland / 828-693-8153 / email@example.com
A United Way organization that matches children (ages 6-14) from single-parent families with caring, adult mentors.
Cub Scouts / Boy Scouts / Girl Scouts
Cub Scouts / Sandra Macklem / 828-277-7831 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Boy Scouts / Larry Harmon / email@example.com
Girl Scouts / Renee Casey / 828-698-2478 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Our church offers weekly scout meetings for members and the greater community.
Boys and Girls Club
Ismael Martinez / (828) 693-9444 / email@example.com
Volunteer opportunities exist to tutor, mentor, provide homework assistance, coach/referee, or assist with one of many activities at the center.
Children and Family Resource Center
Dawn Piscopo / 828-698-0674 ext. 100 / firstname.lastname@example.org
An organization that works to improve children’s lives through parent education, quality child care resources, and leadership on children’s issues. Opportunities to volunteer range from clerical to board membership, from special events planning to child care volunteer, and from Once Upon a Time story reader to resource library assistant.
Children’s Gifting Party
Sandy Hastie / 828-696-0703 / email@example.com
Donna Hastie / 828-696-0703 / firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an annual outreach event in conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club of Henderson County. Students come to the church in order to “shop” without money, for their primary caregivers. Volunteers collect donations, bake cookies, make goody bags, help with crafts, coordinate with the Boys and Girls club, set-up, decorate, clean-up, and serve as escorts. Click here for the Blue Ridge Now article on our 2018 party.
Helping Hand Development Center
Susan Deans / 828- 692-7068
Enrolls children from 2 to 5 years of age. Volunteers are needed to assist with music, art, story time, and other activities.