Volunteer

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What Would You Like to Do?

Driver

Provides transportation for residents to medical appointments, grocery shopping and other health related appointments. Works with a team of three drivers who are assigned to cover one week at a time; two weeks per year. Requests will be within a 20 miles radius of Fearrington Village. Good driving skills, current driver’s license and insurance are required. Drivers use their own vehicle.

Back Up Driver

Provides driving assistance “on call” and as a substitute for the regularly scheduled drivers, as needed.

 

Handyperson

Provides assistance with minor home repairs or maintenance, such as changing light bulbs, fixing leaky faucets, etc. Requires use of own tools and basic home repair skills. Will be called on an as needed basis.

 

Computer Assistance

Provides help diagnosing problems, minor software or hardware installation and fixes, orientation to basic computer operations. Good computer skills (PC or Mac) and ability to work with individuals with limited computer knowledge. The computer volunteer team is notified by email with requests for help. Each volunteer can pick and choose when they want to help.

Fearrington Friends

Provides one-to-one companionship to residents who may be isolated due to health or transportation limitations. Flexible schedule, volunteers visit or call on residents in their homes. Good communication skills needed and completion of the Fearrington Friends orientation.

Caregiver Relief

Provide occasional relief for a villager who is the primary caregiver for a spouse or loved one in Fearrington.

Program Support

Committee Member

Committees or task force members assist the Board of Directors. Most committees meet monthly or quarterly throughout the year. Education, Finance, Communications, Fundraising and Caregiving are the committees currently in place.

Special Events

Volunteers assist with arrangements for one time or special programs (set up chairs, registration, refreshments, prepare mailings, deliver notices).

Other

If you have the following skills and would be willing to share, contact the center (919-542-6877).

  • Nurse with Active License
  • Website Maintenance
  • Data Entry
  • Law/Legal Matters
  • FHA Audio Visual Equipment Operations
  • Fitness/Dance Instructor
  • Artist
  • Musician
  • Writer
  • Accounting
  • Group Facilitator

How to Sign Up

Fill out our FC Volunteer Interest Form, which you can access and print from the button below, or come to the Fearrington Cares Center to complete a form between 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday–Friday.

FC Volunteer Interest Form (PDF)

If you are volunteering to be a driver, please also fill out the Volunteer Driver Car Information Form (PDF), which you can access and print out at the button below, or come to the Fearrington Cares Center to complete the form between 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday–Friday.

Volunteer Driver Car Information Form (PDF)

Questions? Need More Information?

Contact Fearrington Cares (919-542-6877 or info@fearringtoncares.org) or just stop by the Center (9 a.m.–1 p.m., Monday–Friday)