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 Wolfe with a Sunday evening worship service (2015 dates: 12/6, 12/13)

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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