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Volunteer in Asheville


Catholic Charities will coordinate with individuals and volunteer groups to schedule weekly, monthly or seasonal volunteer opportunities as needed in the Western Regional Office in Asheville.


Catholic Charities Volunteer Ambassadors

We are forming teams of volunteers who are comfortable speaking to people about who we are and what we do. These teams would attend various local parish events and represent Catholic Charities for the purpose of educating the community about our mission and services. The time commitment will vary based on your availability. Training will be provided. Please click here for a detailed job description.

Food Pantry

  • Stock shelves on non-pantry weekdays.

  • Assist in packing and distributing food on Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Organize a food drive at your local school, community group, etc and communicate items of need.

Clothing Closet

  • Assist in sorting clothing donations - any weekday except Wednesday.

  • Organize a clothing drive with specific needs identified.

Clerical Support

  • Greet our clients and answer the phone in the reception office.  Bilingual volunteers are especially needed.

  • Prepare special mailings seasonally.

  •  Maintain files, forms and other paperwork in the office.

Refugee Program

Teach Russian-speaking refugees English to prepare them for employment and for citizenship. Russian language skills not required. Materials are available for your use.

Contact Christy Rhodes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828-255-0146, ext 12.

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