VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE JAIL AND PRISON
(must be 21 or older)

Cherry Street Prison

  • Participate in the spring flowerbed clean-up

  • Re-pot flowers in the chapel

  • Invite a musical group to sing at the annual summer picnic

  • Host an ice cream social

  • Serve cake once a year at a Thursday Yokefellow Bible study

  • Become a sponsor of an inmate (men only)

  • Provide a Sunday afternoon Bible story & craft for eight children of inmates (summer months)

  • Organize a group from your church to assist Chaplain Carter with a Sunday evening worship service

Forsyth County Jail

  • Help with a staff cook-out in the summer

  • Put together a ministry team to be trained to lead Sunday worship services

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Organize a fundraiser

  • Chicken pie supper, spaghetti supper, or barbeque

  • Rummage sale

  • Dessert & Music fundraiser

  • Car wash

Help with ongoing supply needs

  • Copy paper

  • 2 litre soft drinks for programs

  • Annual picnic items: plates, forks, spoons, drinking cups, napkins for 250

  • Large cans of coffee & powder creamer

  • Reading glasses

  • Black or navy toboggans (purchased or knitted)

  • Personal care items: full size stick deodorant, shampoo, body lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes

Miscellaneous

  • Collect gently used seasonal men’s clothing

  • Collect men’s winter coats

  • Attend the prayer circle around the downtown jail in September of each year

  • Pray for staff, inmates, and families

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