Volunteer Opportunities

During the academic summer break please refer to the Resources below for ideas and links about organizations with volunteer programs.

Your suggestions are also welcome!  Please share your suggestions for new volunteer oportunities and/or your experiences with organizations that are not currently listed by sending ServiceLearning@caryacademy.org.

"A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead


Service Learning Projects

Upper School Projects

International Festival of the Triangle

Triangle Down Syndrome Buddy Walk

Habitat for Humanity

Senior Games Concession Stand

Interfaith Food Shuttle teaching farm gleaning & delivery

Saint Joseph's Home for Boys  of Haiti -Performance ushers

Maripalooza Carnival for Autistic children

Yam Jam - Gleaning potatoes for the food banks/shelters 

Builders of Hope

State Fair Canned Food drive at the Fairgrounds

Horse and Buddy riding program for Special Needs Children

Back Pack Buddies for Reedy Creek Elementary

Old Reliable Run

Habitat for Humanity  - Acts of Kindness program

Special Olympics Honor Day volunteering

Miracle League baseball -volunteers for Special needs children

Share our Shoes

Breast Cancer Awareness Bagel fundraiser

Holiday Shoppe support

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Snowflake Ball at CA for Special Needs teens

Blood Drives - 1 per trimester

Campus Clean Up

Field Hockey Tournament

Holiday Basketball Tournament

Share the Music perfomances throughout Triangle

NHL Run - Friesen 5k

Marbles Museum - First Friday Camps for children

Ronald McDonald House - cook meals  & cleaning at RMH

Tutoring with Reedy Creek every T, Th all year

Swim Meet volunteers

Wrestling Volunteers

Carolina Camp

NC Food Banks - Raleigh and Durham

Senior Games volunteers

Veteran Letters

Care packages for deployed troops

The Raleigh School Carnival for children  K-5

Track Meet Volunteers

March of Dimes for Babies

Tutor Middle & Upper school CA students

Fine Arts Department volunteers as - ushers, tech support, commencement, choral reception.

Volunteer for PTAA at admissions events, parent socialsbookfair and to support administartive needs.

CA Advancement division support all year

Jordan Lake Triathlon

Middle School Projects

Back Pack Buddies - Providing weekend meals to children in food insecure households.

Ronald McDonald House of Durham

Preston Manor Retirement Center

Reedy Creek Elementary Reading Buddies

Hemlock Bluffs Park

Interfaith Food Shuttle meal delivery

Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill

Durham Rescue Mission Soup Kitchen

Meals on Wheels delivery

Umstead State Park  Cabin restoration/painting

Food Shuttle Teaching Farm

Durham Rescue Mission Thrift Center

Society of St. Andrew's gleaning for food banks & shelters

Raleigh Rescue Mission

Yam Jam annual harvest for food banks

Project Linus Blanket making

Food Drives for Back Pack Buddies

Middle School Dances - proceeds to various student identified organizations.

Interact Center Safe Haven  from domestic violence

Food Bank of Eastern NC


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