Thank you for Volunteering

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

31 Thrift and MORE!

Greeters, cashiers, assist customers, merchandising, security, straightening, cleaning, sorting, data entry/clerical, computer entry, assistance with monthly reports, voucher program assistance, specific area volunteers assistance with marketing including FB and social media, signage, etc.

31 Thrift and MORE! WAREHOUSE 

Warehouse volunteers to accept, sort, clean and price items, eBay and Etsy assistants including research, photography, listing and shipping of items.


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


Receptionist duties, answering phones, data entry, filing and other duties as assigned.


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, sort and pack items for Snack Packs (homeless), 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 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!

Anyone interested in volunteering (including interns & community service) at Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry must register and attend a Volunteer Orientation session before beginning work at the ministry. For volunteer groups, the group leader must attend an orientation prior to placement.  Please choose 1 (one) Orientation day you would like to attend.  PLEASE NOTE:  During the COVID-19 pandemic we are conducting individual orientations for those who would like to volunteering during this time.  We are serving our “neighbors in need” in new and innovative ways without face to face contact.  Only staff and volunteers are allowed in the building.  The ministry is continually being cleaned and sanitized throughout the day.  Masks and gloves are available to our volunteers.  

  • 2020 Orientation Date
  • Tuesday, August 4 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, August 15 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, September 15 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, September 26 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 6 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 17 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, November 10 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 21 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, December 1 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, December 19 at 9:30 a.m.


Contact Andrea Beatty, Volunteer & Community Outreach Coordinator to make an appointment for an individual orientation.  

(828) 323-7904 or 

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!