Crisis Hotline(704) 377-0602


Interested in volunteering by yourself or have a group that would like to volunteer? Check out some of the options for volunteers at our different locations. For more information, contact our Volunteer Engagement Officer, Christina Nunez, at 704.501.8258, cnunez@therelatives.org, or by completing the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Volunteer Orientation

To register for an upcoming Volunteer Orientation class, follow the link below:

Register for Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer at Youth Crisis Center

Bring a Meal

Volunteers needed to prepare or bring a meal and/or provide activities to the youth staying at our Crisis Center.
Hours: Lunch 12:30pm – 2pm or Dinner 5:30pm – 7pm

Host an Activity

Volunteers needed to provide recreational activities on the weekends. These activities can take place at the Crisis Center or in the community.

Volunteer at On Ramp Resource Center

Bring a Meal

Volunteers needed bring a meal for the young adults at On Ramp.
Hours: Monday – Friday Breakfast 9:30am – 10:30am or Lunch 12pm – 1pm

Host a Workshop

Volunteers needed to teach workshops for the young adults at On Ramp.
Workshop examples: tax preparation, nutrition, resume building, interview skills, money management, customer service, etc.


Mentors needed to commit to working one-on-one (minimum six months required) with the youth and young adults we serve.
*Complete application and background screening required.


Tutors needed to assist our teens and young adults who are enrolled in GED tutoring classes.
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

General Operations

Volunteers always needed to help with the day-to-day tasks at On Ramp. Tasks can range from helping out in the resource center, organizing, or helping with administrative duties.

Volunteer with a Group

Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learns are a great way for companies or organizations to teach new skills to young adults at On Ramp.
Hours: Monday – Friday 12pm – 2pm

Maintenance Project

Have a larger group that would like to “help around the house”? We often have maintenance or organizing projects available.

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