…the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patiencs, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Galatians 5:22

Thank You

For your interest in volunteering with GHCCM! Volunteers are an invaluable part of our ministries. Volunteers contribute their skills and expertise and complement the services we provide.

Opportunities at GHCCM


Greeters, cashiers, assist customers, merchandising, security, straightening, cleaning, sorting, data entry/clerical, computer entry, assistance with monthly reports, voucher program assistance, specific area volunteers (shoes, stuffed animals, toys, books, sporting goods, glass ware, fabric, ladies, men and children’s clothing, accessories, etc.), assistance with marketing including FB and social media, signage, etc.


Warehouse volunteers to accept, sort, clean and price items, bag clothing for truck pick-ups, sort items for re-donation, eBay assistants including research, photography, listing and shipping of items, research items for special on-the-floor pricing, special project workers, carpenters, cleaning, etc.


Interview clients for eligibility, answer phones, computer/data entry, office/clerical duties, etc. Professional counselors, case managers, interviewers, etc. for various program areas.


Allies (mentors to program participants), meal preparation (to feed 30 participants on Monday nights), tutors, childcare providers; set-up and clean-up, community volunteers, interviewers, counselors, case managers, etc.


Stock food pantry shelves, pack food bags, repackage bulk food items, check all food items to ensure freshness, sort products and perishable items, assist clients in taking food bags to vehicles, monitor supply of items in emergency food supply, sort and pack items for Snack Packs (homeless), sort all personal care items and make available for client use, assist in volunteer recruitment, assist in setting up church and community food drives, truck/van drivers and/or helpers to pick-up food, etc.


Greeters/receptionists to welcome clients, interviewers, office/clerical work, computer/data entry/intake and scan medical records in Electronic Medical Records (EMR), check-in/check-out, assist with monthly statistics, sterilize equipment, check phone messages, cleaning, organize and inventory supplies, etc. Professional volunteers including dentists, dental assistants, physicians, nurses, NP’s, nursing assistants, CNA’s, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, phlebotomists, Spanish/Hmong translators, etc. to assist in the medical ministries clinic and pharmacy.


Pharmacists, pharmacy techs, individuals to help at the window, count pills, office/clerical work, computer/data entry, answer phones.


Clean and/or maintain office areas and lobbies, empty trash, wash/clean windows, showers, bathrooms, clean-up outdoors, etc.


Landscape and/or maintain garden areas and prayer garden, plants, mulch, water plants, etc.


Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Event Planners to assist with the Ministry’s marketing and social media activities including Facebook and website updates, collateral material designs, special events, etc.


Please contact Linda Gensheimer, Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator at (828) 323-7904 or Outreach@ccmHickory.com for information about volunteer group opportunities.

Application Form

Please print and complete the appropriate volunteer application and bring it with you to orientation.  Thank you for your interest in volunteering at GHCCM!

 2018 GHCCM Volunteer Orientation Schedule

Anyone interested in volunteering (including interns & community service) at Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry must attend a Volunteer Orientation session before beginning work at the ministry. For volunteer groups, the group leader must attend an orientation prior to placement. Volunteer Orientation is held on the first Tuesday of each month (no sessions on April 15 or July 4) from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and on the third Saturday of each month from 9:30-10:30 a.m. 

Sessions are scheduled as follows:

Please choose 1 (one) training day you would like to attend

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • Tuesday, February 6
  • Saturday, February 17
  • Tuesday, March 6
  • Saturday, March 17
  • Tuesday, April 3
  • Saturday, April 21
  • Tuesday, May 1
  • Saturday, May 19
  • Tuesday, June 5
  • Saturday, June 16
  • Saturday, July 21
  • Tuesday, August 7
  • Saturday, August 18
  • Saturday, September 15
  • Tuesday, October 2
  • Saturday, October 20
  • Tuesday, November 6
  • Saturday, November 17
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018


Linda Gensheimer

Contact Linda Gensheimer, Volunteer & Community Outreach Coordinator to register for your Volunteer Orientation. (828) 323-7904 or Outreach@ccmHickory.com. Thank you for choosing to be a part of the GHCCM ministry and family. Together, we can do so much more than any of us could accomplish by ourselves!