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Posted on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 by Elizabeth Biddle.
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The Center for New North Carolinians relies on volunteers from all walks of life to help serve our local immigrant and refugee families. Volunteering with the CNNC is a great way to serve others while building bridges between new and existing communities in the Greensboro area. Below are several ways to get involved while helping to welcome our newest neighbors!

If interested in any of these volunteering opportunities please contact Tawanna Maryland at or call (336)256-1067.

Volunteers can commit to one afternoon a week for three hours to multiple afternoons a week. Find out more information and attend an upcoming orientation:

  • Wed., Sept. 20, 2:00-4:00pm – this training is FULL
  • Sat., Sept. 23, 11:00am-1:00pm – this training is FULL
  • Wed., Oct. 11, 2:00-4:00pm OR
  • Wed., Oct. 11, 6:00-7:30pm
  • Sat., Oct. 14, 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Thurs., Oct. 19, 6:00-7:30pm

To register for one of our upcoming orientationsclick here.

Volunteers eager to welcome newcomers in our community are needed:

  • After-school homework assistance with school-aged immigrant & refugee youth, Monday-Thursday 3-6pm
  • Childcare for Thriving at Three weekly mother’s group, Thursdays from 10am-12pm
  • Implementing social enrichment activities for youth through our Bizkids, Fun-Fridays and grassroots GCS Parent Academy
  • Build relationships with adult newcomers through teaching English and Citizenship classes

Register now for an upcoming orientation!