General Volunteer Opportunities

We're an entirely volunteer-run operation, and we accomplish a ton when everyone pitches in a little!

We need YOUR help with:

  • Staffing our event tables – Answer questions about Don't Waste Durham and its programs, take payment for our merchandise. No experience necessary - we'll show you how! Sign up for upcoming events here. (2-3 hours per month)

  • Office tasks and admin (1-3 hours per month)

  • Updating website content (can be done remotely)

  • Drafting a grant application (can be done remotely)

  • Light repairs and maintenance – changing light bulbs, oiling squeaky hinges, etc. (involves visiting our office 1-2 hrs/mo)

Interested? You can choose to do a one-time volunteer experience with us, OR become a longer-term part of our team!

Contact us at for more information.

Paid positions

We are not hiring right now, but if you are interested in helping out we always welcome awesome volunteers!