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.
THRIFT STORE WAREHOUSE (NEWLY RENOVATED MAY 2017!)
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.
NUTRITION CENTER/NUTRITION CENTER WAREHOUSE
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.
MEDICAL MINISTRIES CLINIC
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.
MEDICAL MINISTRIES 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.
FOR GROUP VOLUNTEERS
Please contact Linda Gensheimer, Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator at (828) 323-7904 or Outreach@ccmHickory.com for information about volunteer group opportunities.
Please complete the appropriate online application form and bring completed application with you to orientation. Thank you for volunteer with GHCCM
2017 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 1 p.m. (light lunch provided) and on the third Saturday of each month from 9:30-11 a.m. (light breakfast provided).
Please choose 1 (one) training day you would like to attend
- Tuesday, March 7
- Saturday, March 18
- Tuesday, April 4
- Saturday, May 2
- Saturday, May 20
- Tuesday, June 6
- Saturday, June 17
- Saturday, July 15
- Tuesday, August 1
- Saturday, August 19
- Tuesday, September 5
- Saturday, September 16
- Tuesday, October 3
- Saturday, October 21
- Tuesday, November 7
- Saturday, November 18
- Tuesday, December 5
- Saturday, December 16
Contact Linda Gensheimer, Volunteer & 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!