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Top Volunteer Opportunities in Greensboro in 2019

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Want to volunteer or intern at a great Greensboro nonprofit? Whether you’re new to the city and want to learn about its charities, trying to change up your routine with some local charity work, or just want to volunteer or intern at a neighborhood nonprofit, everyone knows that the best way to find the right place for you is from the people who’ve been there!

Here’s a list of volunteers’ and interns’ favorite Greensboro charities. Every nonprofit on this list has earned an overall score of 4 or greater out of 5 on If your favorite Greensboro nonprofit or volunteer gig is missing, find it on, write a positive review, and show your co-volunteers how to start adding reviews and get it on the list!

Green Team Helping Hands5-stars

volunteers for community day Green Team Helping Hands Inc

“My family has been helping Green Team Helping Hands for well over four years now. I have taught my kids to give back to others in the community and to never take anything for granted. Ashley has been a great role model to others who need the services that the organization offers. I could not have chosen a better nonprofit to help serve the Greensboro community with.” –Successful1971

Break the Chain Kennel Kru5-stars

“I have had the privilege to volunteer my time to help this fantastic organization. This nonprofit group helps tethered dogs ‘break the chain’ by providing secure housing for them! I admire this group’s efforts and love to help them when I can!” –Volunteer

Children of Vietnam5-stars

little girl smiling Children of Vietnam“Children of Vietnam is a humanitarian organization dedicated to building communities and providing pathways to success for children and their families in Vietnam, breaking the generational cycle of poverty. COV also provides relief for children and their families who are in crisis situations. For almost a quarter century, COV has made a real impact for families in areas of Vietnam that need a boost.” –Patrick E.1

Piedmont Wildlife Rehab5-stars

“Our world needs more places like Piedmont Wildlife Rehab. The volunteers at this organization work hard in order to give back to our community and the animals living in it. My experience with Piedmont Wildlife Rehab has been nothing but positive and I have learned so much. Thanks PWR! Keep up the hard work!” –eyasb

Mental Health Greensboro5-stars

Volunteers at their booth Mental Health Association in Greensboro“I interned at MHG for six months and it turned into a life-changing event. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, and I learned so much about what it meant to live with a mental health challenge and the misconceptions surrounding mental health. Definitely appreciate my experience here.” –Volunteer


Guilford Green Foundation5-stars

“The impact this foundation has had on so many lives is overwhelming. The grants provided to small LGBT groups have helped a multitude of people in their day-to-day lives. I feel confident in the board to be good stewards of their funds and would not hesitate to recommend to others to become a part of this organization” –Sue F

NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad 5-stars

Young teen volunteers NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad

“I have had the privilege of working as a volunteer with this wonderful organization for several years. The ANYTOWN program made a difference in my life and my daughter’s life. Having an opportunity to serve as an ANYTOWN advisor gave me the opportunity to see firsthand how the program has a lasting impact on our young people. It challenges and teaches them how to effectively fight bigotry and racism in their schools and communities! Our community is fortunate to have such an awesome program that promotes diversity!” –MarchelleF

Free the Kids5-stars

“I have been volunteering since 2005 for FTK. The impact being made on the children of Haiti is indescribable. I have seen firsthand the positive work being accomplished at Pwoje Espwa, and consider it to be a second home to me.” –espwa

Chosen Productions5-stars

a chosen graduate Chosen Productions Inc“Chosen Production is making a huge impact in the lives of young women, helping to prepare them for college and teaching them the importance of an education. The executive director is wonderful, relatable, and is truly impacting lives.” –Volunteer