Volunteer Opportunities – Find Your Way to Serve

by Staff

This Friday and Saturday presents some great opportunities for you to serve your community! Whether you are looking for a way to give back, log some quality time with family or friends, or just need some community service hours for school, there is an opportunity for you.

The Winston-Salem Adaptive Tennis Tournament will be held on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17. Many of the Special Olympics Forsyth County Tennis players will be playing in this tournament. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity to see some phenomenal athletes play some great tennis.

adaptive tennis tournament
adaptive tennis tournament

There are three volunteer options available –
Shift 1 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – You will be provided lunch and a t-shirt
Shift 2 – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – You will be provided lunch and a t-shirt
Shift 3 – 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm – You will be provided lunch and a t-shirt

You can pick from any option available. Eighteen volunteers are needed to cover the entire day on Friday; and five or six volunteers for Saturday. This tournament will take place at Visions Tennis Center – 1421 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC.

To learn more about the tournament, click HERE. To volunteer, call or email Lisa Kiser at (336) 727-2425 or  lisak AT cityofws.org



The Arts Move My Sole 5K and Fun Run will take place at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. Runners will experience the arts as they run through a certified 5K course. Participants will be entertained by musical performances at each kilometer, greeted by visual artists at the finish line, and treated to a special culinary arts experience after the awards ceremony.

5k race
5k race

Opportunities include
* Onsite Registration – 6:30 am – 8:30 am
* Set-up Assistant – 6:30 am – 8:30 am
* Packet Pick-up Assistant – 7:00 am – 9:00 am
* Volunteer Check-in Assistant – 7:00 am – 9:00 am
* Floater – 7:30 am – 10:00 am
* Corse Safety Guide – 8:00 am – 10:00 am
* Water Station – 8:00 am – 10:00 am

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity you may register at : VolunteerSpot


The Salvation Army needs a team of volunteers to paint 24 Beds for the Center of Hope Family Homeless Shelter and Residential Re-entry Center. All supplies will be provided. Ten to 20 volunteers are needed for this project, which will take place at The Salvation Army Warehouse, 680 Peters Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC. The project needs to be completed by May 17. To volunteer, contact Abigail Linville, at (336) 745-1256 or Abigail.Linville AT uss.salvationarmy.org


painting a bed
painting a bed