Upcoming events and things to do in Asheville, NC. Below is a list of events for festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, group meetups and more.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 21 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Volunteer with the YWCA
Sep 21 @ 5:45 am – 7:00 pm
YWCA

Volunteer with the YWCA

At the YWCA of Asheville, we eliminate racism and empower women by providing programs and advocacy for over 3,000 community members annually in Western North Carolina with services that support families, promote holistic wellness, and advance racial justice.

Thank you for wanting to share your time and talents with the YWCA! As a volunteer, you are integral to the YWCA fulfilling our mission, and we simply couldn’t do it without your help and support.

YWCA Asheville has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We can design volunteer assignments to fit your schedule, experience, and team-building goals.

For more information about volunteering, contact:
Amanda Durst, Volunteer Coordinator
[email protected]

828-254-7206 x 103

Current Volunteer Opportunities

YW Wellness and Learning Lab
Kitchen Assistants
Empowerment Childcare
Early Learning Program
MotherLove
Aquatics
Administrative Support
Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 22 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Volunteer with the YWCA
Sep 22 @ 5:45 am – 7:00 pm
YWCA

Volunteer with the YWCA

At the YWCA of Asheville, we eliminate racism and empower women by providing programs and advocacy for over 3,000 community members annually in Western North Carolina with services that support families, promote holistic wellness, and advance racial justice.

Thank you for wanting to share your time and talents with the YWCA! As a volunteer, you are integral to the YWCA fulfilling our mission, and we simply couldn’t do it without your help and support.

YWCA Asheville has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We can design volunteer assignments to fit your schedule, experience, and team-building goals.

For more information about volunteering, contact:
Amanda Durst, Volunteer Coordinator
[email protected]

828-254-7206 x 103

Current Volunteer Opportunities

YW Wellness and Learning Lab
Kitchen Assistants
Empowerment Childcare
Early Learning Program
MotherLove
Aquatics
Administrative Support
Sandhill Nursery Workdays
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sand Hill Nursery / Buncombe County Sports Complex

Come enjoy the beautiful Fall weather by joining our weekly nursery workdays. We will meet in the Sand Hill native tree nursery from 10am-12pm. We will do a variety of activities from potting trees and weeding nursery plants. Please dress to get dirty and have a good time! Bring water, sun protection, and any other personal items.

* Minors under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult on all workdays. Minors 14-17 can volunteer unaccompanied but must have a parent or guardian submit a minor waiver (contact [email protected]). *

Please register for the workday(s) you will be attending.

Review our Communicable Disease Guidelines for Volunteers

 

Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!
Sand Hill Community Garden Workdays
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Buncombe County Sports Park

Volunteers at Sand Hill Community Garden

Looking to get involved, stay active, and meet some new friends? Sand Hill Community Garden workdays take place on Wednesdays (6-8 p.m.) and Saturdays (10 a.m.-noon) from Feb. 27-Oct. 30, 2021, at Buncombe County Sports Park. The garden is located on 16 Apac Dr. in West Asheville/Enka-Candler.

Join friends and neighbors as they come together on common ground to raise fresh, organic vegetables and fruits for the Enka community.

Expect to wear a mask and maintain social distance throughout. Tools and hand sanitizer are available, but any gloves, loppers, pruners, or gardening tools you can bring will decrease the amount of contact between volunteers. Please wear work clothes to get dirty and closed-toe shoes. Sunscreen, water, and a hat are also handy items to have on hand.

Sand Hill Community Garden has been growing fresh produce since 2011 and raised over 1,200 lbs. of organic produce last year.

NOTE: Community workdays are weather dependent. Please join the community garden email list (send your info to [email protected]) to stay up on workday tasks and other garden news.

To receive the I Heart Parks monthly newsletter, sign up online. Follow Buncombe County Recreation on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 23 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Volunteer with the YWCA
Sep 23 @ 5:45 am – 7:00 pm
YWCA

Volunteer with the YWCA

At the YWCA of Asheville, we eliminate racism and empower women by providing programs and advocacy for over 3,000 community members annually in Western North Carolina with services that support families, promote holistic wellness, and advance racial justice.

Thank you for wanting to share your time and talents with the YWCA! As a volunteer, you are integral to the YWCA fulfilling our mission, and we simply couldn’t do it without your help and support.

YWCA Asheville has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We can design volunteer assignments to fit your schedule, experience, and team-building goals.

For more information about volunteering, contact:
Amanda Durst, Volunteer Coordinator
[email protected]

828-254-7206 x 103

Current Volunteer Opportunities

YW Wellness and Learning Lab
Kitchen Assistants
Empowerment Childcare
Early Learning Program
MotherLove
Aquatics
Administrative Support
Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!
Friday, September 24, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 24 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Volunteer with the YWCA
Sep 24 @ 5:45 am – 7:00 pm
YWCA

Volunteer with the YWCA

At the YWCA of Asheville, we eliminate racism and empower women by providing programs and advocacy for over 3,000 community members annually in Western North Carolina with services that support families, promote holistic wellness, and advance racial justice.

Thank you for wanting to share your time and talents with the YWCA! As a volunteer, you are integral to the YWCA fulfilling our mission, and we simply couldn’t do it without your help and support.

YWCA Asheville has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We can design volunteer assignments to fit your schedule, experience, and team-building goals.

For more information about volunteering, contact:
Amanda Durst, Volunteer Coordinator
[email protected]

828-254-7206 x 103

Current Volunteer Opportunities

YW Wellness and Learning Lab
Kitchen Assistants
Empowerment Childcare
Early Learning Program
MotherLove
Aquatics
Administrative Support
Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!
Volunteer Opportunities at Blue Ridge Humane Society
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Blue Ridge Humane Society

Our volunteers:

  • Improve the quality of living for animals in Henderson County.
  • Make a difference in their community through our community programs like our Spay/Neuter Incentive Program and Meals on Wheels Pet Pals.
  • Provide support for all departments and serve on our board and committees.
  • Help raise crucial funds in our Thrift Store.

It’s easy to get started!

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Application.
  2. Attend a Virtual Volunteer Information Session to learn more about Blue Ridge Humane Society and current volunteer opportunities.
  3. Pick a Volunteer Assignment! Decide what volunteer position works best for you! Some assignments can get started right away and some require prior orientation and training such as animal handling training that you can get started on.
  4. Start Volunteering! Get started in your position. Our volunteers make a huge impact in Henderson County to ensure both pets and their people are happy, healthy, and thriving. We wouldn’t be able to accomplish all we do without them.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 25 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Food Box Delivery volunteers needed!
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

WNCAP (Western North Carolina AIDS Project) Dedicated to preventing new cases of HIV/AIDS and promoting self-sufficiency in people living with HIV. WNCAP provides HIV-related client support, prevention, education and advocacy activities guided by the belief that all people are entitled to equal access to health care and disease prevention.
WNCAP needs volunteers for the 2nd & 4th Saturday morning Food Box Delivery: 10am-noon. Ride with another team member and deliver pre-packed boxes of food to home-bound, food insecure families living in the Asheville/ Buncombe area. Requires ability to lift 50 pounds, good driving record, and confidentiality. More info at [email protected] , 828-252-7489 ext. 315.

Sand Hill Community Garden Workdays
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 Buncombe County Sports Park

Volunteers at Sand Hill Community Garden

Looking to get involved, stay active, and meet some new friends? Sand Hill Community Garden workdays take place on Wednesdays (6-8 p.m.) and Saturdays (10 a.m.-noon) from Feb. 27-Oct. 30, 2021, at Buncombe County Sports Park. The garden is located on 16 Apac Dr. in West Asheville/Enka-Candler.

Join friends and neighbors as they come together on common ground to raise fresh, organic vegetables and fruits for the Enka community.

Expect to wear a mask and maintain social distance throughout. Tools and hand sanitizer are available, but any gloves, loppers, pruners, or gardening tools you can bring will decrease the amount of contact between volunteers. Please wear work clothes to get dirty and closed-toe shoes. Sunscreen, water, and a hat are also handy items to have on hand.

Sand Hill Community Garden has been growing fresh produce since 2011 and raised over 1,200 lbs. of organic produce last year.

NOTE: Community workdays are weather dependent. Please join the community garden email list (send your info to [email protected]) to stay up on workday tasks and other garden news.

To receive the I Heart Parks monthly newsletter, sign up online. Follow Buncombe County Recreation on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates.

Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!
Volunteer Opportunities at Blue Ridge Humane Society
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Blue Ridge Humane Society

Our volunteers:

  • Improve the quality of living for animals in Henderson County.
  • Make a difference in their community through our community programs like our Spay/Neuter Incentive Program and Meals on Wheels Pet Pals.
  • Provide support for all departments and serve on our board and committees.
  • Help raise crucial funds in our Thrift Store.

It’s easy to get started!

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Application.
  2. Attend a Virtual Volunteer Information Session to learn more about Blue Ridge Humane Society and current volunteer opportunities.
  3. Pick a Volunteer Assignment! Decide what volunteer position works best for you! Some assignments can get started right away and some require prior orientation and training such as animal handling training that you can get started on.
  4. Start Volunteering! Get started in your position. Our volunteers make a huge impact in Henderson County to ensure both pets and their people are happy, healthy, and thriving. We wouldn’t be able to accomplish all we do without them.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 26 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!
Volunteer Opportunities at Blue Ridge Humane Society
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Blue Ridge Humane Society

Our volunteers:

  • Improve the quality of living for animals in Henderson County.
  • Make a difference in their community through our community programs like our Spay/Neuter Incentive Program and Meals on Wheels Pet Pals.
  • Provide support for all departments and serve on our board and committees.
  • Help raise crucial funds in our Thrift Store.

It’s easy to get started!

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Application.
  2. Attend a Virtual Volunteer Information Session to learn more about Blue Ridge Humane Society and current volunteer opportunities.
  3. Pick a Volunteer Assignment! Decide what volunteer position works best for you! Some assignments can get started right away and some require prior orientation and training such as animal handling training that you can get started on.
  4. Start Volunteering! Get started in your position. Our volunteers make a huge impact in Henderson County to ensure both pets and their people are happy, healthy, and thriving. We wouldn’t be able to accomplish all we do without them.
Haywood Road Cleanup with WABA and Crooked Creek
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Archetype Brewing

Join Asheville GreenWorks, the West Asheville Business AssociationCrooked Creek Holler, and Archetype Brewing for a cleanup of the Haywood Road corridor in West Asheville, followed by an after party Summer Session at Crooked Creek Holler. Southern Culture on the Fly magazine will be providing a chili buffet with all the fixings. Smoked meats on a grill provided by Traeger and beer from Archetype will also be available.

Food and drinks are free and there will be a raffle to win gear and merch – 100% of the raffle proceeds will benefit the Asheville GreenWorks Trash Trout Program.

Enjoy demonstrations from local craftsman and businesses. Lil Speck’s Adventure Company, an overland camping rental company in Brevard, will be there with a few of their Toyota overland builds to display / demo.

The cleanup portion of the event will be 11am-1pm and the BBQ fundraiser will follow.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Monday, September 27, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 27 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Volunteer with the YWCA
Sep 27 @ 5:45 am – 7:00 pm
YWCA

Volunteer with the YWCA

At the YWCA of Asheville, we eliminate racism and empower women by providing programs and advocacy for over 3,000 community members annually in Western North Carolina with services that support families, promote holistic wellness, and advance racial justice.

Thank you for wanting to share your time and talents with the YWCA! As a volunteer, you are integral to the YWCA fulfilling our mission, and we simply couldn’t do it without your help and support.

YWCA Asheville has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We can design volunteer assignments to fit your schedule, experience, and team-building goals.

For more information about volunteering, contact:
Amanda Durst, Volunteer Coordinator
[email protected]

828-254-7206 x 103

Current Volunteer Opportunities

YW Wellness and Learning Lab
Kitchen Assistants
Empowerment Childcare
Early Learning Program
MotherLove
Aquatics
Administrative Support
Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Join a Greenworks Volunteer Task Force!
Sep 28 all-day
online

Join a Volunteer Task Force!

Our volunteer task forces work hard behind the scenes diving deep into issues affecting Asheville and Buncombe County. If you’re interested in becoming more involved by partnering up with other passionate community members, this is the place for you!

 

Plastics Reduction Task Force – Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm

Join the PRTF

Tree Protection Task Force – Meets on the last Monday of the month at noon. Contact [email protected] to be added to the email list.

Volunteer with the YWCA
Sep 28 @ 5:45 am – 7:00 pm
YWCA

Volunteer with the YWCA

At the YWCA of Asheville, we eliminate racism and empower women by providing programs and advocacy for over 3,000 community members annually in Western North Carolina with services that support families, promote holistic wellness, and advance racial justice.

Thank you for wanting to share your time and talents with the YWCA! As a volunteer, you are integral to the YWCA fulfilling our mission, and we simply couldn’t do it without your help and support.

YWCA Asheville has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We can design volunteer assignments to fit your schedule, experience, and team-building goals.

For more information about volunteering, contact:
Amanda Durst, Volunteer Coordinator
[email protected]

828-254-7206 x 103

Current Volunteer Opportunities

YW Wellness and Learning Lab
Kitchen Assistants
Empowerment Childcare
Early Learning Program
MotherLove
Aquatics
Administrative Support
Volunteer for the Eliada Corn Maze
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elida Homes
Eliada’s Annual Corn Maze is the agency’s single largest fundraiser. Through your volunteer support, you are directly impacting the lives of vulnerable children in our community.
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer roles range from:
  • Maintaining our beautiful corn maze trails!
  • Hosting one of our many attractions including the jumping pillow or the slides!
  • Picking corn from the maze for our Corn Cannons!
  • Helping with Check-In and merchandise sales!
*If you have specific needs related to a physical disability be sure to let us know and we will be happy to accommodate you in your role assignment.
Volunteer Perks
  • Shifts are two hours long, and you’re free to sign up for multiple shifts!
  • You will receive a snack & refreshment after your shift!
  • FREE ticket to visit Maze!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
If you are a part of a community or church group and are interested in volunteering as a team, we’d love to have you! Contact our Resource Development Officer Rebecca Boline, at [email protected] or (828) 254-5356 x306 to get your volunteer group signed up today!
Restrictions
We ask that volunteers be 18+ years of age. Besides that, we have no other requirements for volunteering-just your commitment to lending two helping hands and a great attitude during your shift!