Volunteer with Us

Classroom Central needs you! It takes an army of volunteers each week to keep Classroom Central up and running.

Signing up to be a Volunteer

Are you interested in learning more about volunteering?  For more information, complete the form below and our volunteer coordinator will contact you.

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Why do you want to volunteer for Classroom Central?

Volunteers will need to schedule at time and complete a Volunteer Application prior to volunteering with Classroom Central.  This can be sent to Risa Brandon in advance, or you can print and bring it along.  If you do not have a printer, you can fill the application out at Classroom Central before starting your shift.

Volunteer Opportunities

Store stocking
Monday-Wednesday, 9:00AM – Noon
Stock store and straighten shelves
(Minimum age: 14 / children 15 and under must volunteer with parent)

Teacher shopping
Monday and Thursday 1:30-5:00PM, Tuesday 1:30-6:00PM
Assist teachers with check-in/out and load items into teachers’ vehicles.
(Minimum age: 16)

Die-cut program
Monday-Thursday, 9:00AM-Noon; Wednesday, 1:00-4:00PM
Prepare die-cut shapes for teachers to use in their classroom
(Minimum age: 6 / children 15 and under must volunteer with parent)

Monday-Thursday, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Greet guests and assist Classroom Central staff with administrative projects
(Minimum age: 18)

On your own time
Knit or crochet items for students to wear during the winter months

Summer volunteer opportunities
Flexible schedule
Special events, as needed

Remote Volunteer Opportunity: Pouch Kits

Looking for a team building project for your group that’s easy and cost effective to implement?  Groups are needed to assemble Pouch Kits remotely.  Click here for more information.


To earn shopping trips for eligible shoppers (full-time public school teachers in CMS, Union, Gaston, Iredell/Statesville, Lancaster and Kannapolis school districts). Individuals and groups may “Adopt-a-Shift” and earn one free shopping trip certificate for a teacher for every six hours of volunteering at Classroom Central. This is a wonderful way to give back to a teacher or school of your choice. For more information on Adopting-a-Shift, contact our volunteer coordinator at risa@classroomcentral.org or 704.377.1740 ext. 421.

Volunteer Spotlights
Our blog showcases the impact that our volunteers make.