We depend on volunteers for many of our events and activities. Sign up to help below for a particular event, for a particular one-time volunteer need, or for a flexible or ongoing volunteer need.

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Love Wins

Bring food to our parking lot on an upcoming Friday morning event. Sign up here.

Urban Ministries Food Pantry
The food pantry is an integral part of services to Wake County families in need. They provide a week’s worth of groceries to more than 30,000 people each year. They are currently in need of cold and hot cereals, oatmeal, breakfast bars, canned meat and fish, canned pasta, and canned fruits.

Volunteers are needed on Fridays,10:15 am -12:15 pm to accept donations at the UUFR Action Lot. Please sign up to volunteer at  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4aaeac2fab9-urban 

Contact Jude Oliveri Burde with questions.


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Social Activity Leadership Team

Where: 3313 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27607 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We are seeking a team of 5 to serve as a leadership and planning group for Social Activities for children and youth (age-banded and intergenerational). In this role, you will collaborate together to envision, schedule, and coordinate special social events.  Team members will attend some … read more.

On Call Volunteers Needed, Immigrant and Refugee Ministry Team

When: ON CALL Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Because of the generosity of UUFR and Yavneh members, our ministry team occasionally needs access to a pickup truck, driver and assistant to collect larger household items and transport them to our storage shed on Atlantic Ave. In most cases an experienced member of … read more.

Build Bunk Beds for Refugees

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

UUFR & USCRI help to furnish apartments for refugees. Here is your chance to help by building bunk beds! The materials, blueprints, tools and support will be provided. We just need workers to cut, drill and stain. If you are interested, please contact Bill Devereux.

Help with the UUFR Furniture Bank

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

UUFR has access to a commercial storage space and is now accepting donated furniture that can be used to help set up apartments for newly arrived refugees. There is an occasional need to make a pick up of larger items such as couches, dressers, … read more.

Parking Lot Hosts

When: Sunday mornings, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Where: UUFR Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We begin drive in worship services on Sunday, March 7, and we need five parking lot hosts each Sunday to help greet, direct, and monitor participants. Click here to see a job description. 


For more information about volunteering at UUFR or to have a volunteer opportunity posted, contact Annie at [email protected]