Volunteer Opportunities

4-H of Watauga County

Learning leadership, citizenship and life skills through experiences by "Learning by Doing". Some activities include contests, camps, workshops, retreats and many other fun, educational activities.

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Adopt a Street, Stream, or Flowerbed

We offer people the opportunity to love and care for the world around them.

Appalachian and the Community Together (ACT)

Appalachian & the Community Together (ACT) is Appalachian State University's clearinghouse for community service, service-learning, and community-based research opportunities within the NC High...

Appalachian Valley March of Dimes

A voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality. Through its Campaign for Healthier Babies, the March of Dimes funds programs...

Ashe County Middle School

Volunteers are needed on a regular basis to tutor individual students in math and reading. Also volunteers are needed to assist with filing, book check-out, and labeling in the library.

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Ashe Latino Center

Provides resource and referral services for the Latino population in Ashe County. Staffed by volunteers, call will be answered by volunteers that pick up messages. Provides referral to local agencies, job...

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Blue Ridge Conservancy was built on the energy and efforts of volunteers.  As the roots of BRC, volunteers remain an essential part of BRC's day-to-day work.  We'd love to have your volunteer...

Boone Service League

Membership in the Boone Service League is open to all women 21 years of age or older living in the High Country Area including the Watauga, Avery, and Ashe Counties of North Carolina. Those who wish to...

Broadstone

Camp Crinkleroot

 Camp Crinkleroot  is a free respite daycamp for children ages 8-14 with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The camp is sponsored by Appalachian’s Institute for Health and Human Services....

Community Care Clinic

The Community Care Clinic provides health care to low-income persons in our community who do not have health insurance. Through disease prevention, continuity of care, and active follow-up, we can promote...

Corporation for National and Community Service

Senior Corps: Senior Corps offers a network of programs that tap the rich experience, skills and talents of older citizens to meet community challenges. AmeriCorps: Through its programs, AmeriCorps...

Elk Knob State Park

Elk Knob State Park, Western North Carolina's newest park, needs your help to build new trails. Some Freshman Seminar classes as well as the ASU Trail Club have already been out to volunteer. They have...

Girls on the Run of the High Country

Girls on the Run is a life-changing after school program for 3rd through 5th grade girls. Its highly interactive curriculum combines self-esteem enhancing lessons with uplifting workouts aimed to develop...

Grandfather Academy

The mission of Grandfather Academy is to provide special educational opportunities for students who have been estranged by emotional, sexual or other abuse. Grandfather Academy is a North Carolina public...

Healthy Carolinians - Ashe County

Vision - "A Healthy Ashe County shows value for all by providing a social, physical, economic, emotional and spiritual environment that supports health, healing, and happiness through open, active,...

Henry Blair Farm

Volunteer Opportunities include:  Cleaning and maintaining the yard, Cleaning and organizing oubuildings on the farm (old barn, grainery, etc.), Research the life and activities of Henry Blair for...

High Country Triple Crown

The High Country Triple Crown is the premier running series in the High Country of North Carolina and has been in operation  for over 15 years.  The routes for the three races, The High...

High Country United Way

High Country United Way is a community-based organization that develops human and financial resources to improve the quality of life in the High Country.

Horn in the West/Hickory Ridge Homestead

Loved by young and old, the Horn in the West drama is located in the heart of Boone, North Carolina in one of the most beautiful outdoor theaters in the country. This adventure, from our nation's heritage...

Leola Street Community Garden

We will provide the open spaces, walking paths, and a bubbling brook; it is up to you to reserve a plot or just come and enjoy our garden. There are several ways that you can be a part of Leola Street...

March of Dimes - Watauga County

A voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.  Through its Campaign for Healthier Babies, the March of...

Middle Fork Greenway Association

Middle Fork Greenway Association is a collaborative effort among a group of voluntary local citizens to promote an expansion of the current greenway to include an 8 mile path stretching from Boone to...

Mountain Mission Farms

We would like to invite you to participate in our Earth changing project. We have begun a process that encompasses sustainable agriculture, permaculture, land use planning, green building, community...

National Committee for the New River

LAND PROTECTION: NCNR protects land critical for preserving important wildlife habitat, rare and endangered species, cornerstones of biodiversity, and working farmland along the New River and its...

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina

Crisis line (statewide); annual conference; advocacy in legislature; April (Child Abuse Prevention Month) statewide public awareness campaign reached at least ½ million people; train the...

Samaritan Christian Ministry of Wilkes (Samaritan's Kitchen)

What started out as 1 program - the Saturday Delivery program, which fed 60 families every Saturday - has now grown into 4 free food programs; the Client Choice Pantry program, the Saturday Delivery...

Samaritan's Purse

For over 35 years, Samaritan's Purse has done our utmost to follow Christ's command by going to the aid of the world's poor, sick, and suffering. We are an effective means of reaching hurting people in...

The Children's Council of Watauga

The Smart Start Partnership for Watauga County (Smart Start is the state-funded initiative that supports child care related health and family support services on behalf of children ages 0-5). It is the...

The Crossnore School

Founded in 1913, The Crossnore School is a private, non-profit children's home and school in the western North Carolina mountains. Most residents live at Crossnore because they can no longer remain in...

Todd Ruritan Club

The Todd Ruritan Club meets monthly and addresses citizens' concerns within the greater Watauga area. Doing community service projects and fundraisers for local charities are two other delegations of this...

Western Youth Network

School-based and community-based mentoring
services, high school support, after school and summer enrichment, community health initiatives to prevent
substance use

Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge

The mission of High Country Women's Fund is to affect positive change for women and their families in Avery and Watauga counties. We endeavor to inspire, educate, and empower women moving toward self-...