Community Service

Many opportunities to have fun and give back!

Fall is a great time to volunteer!

Community service is a way to:

  • meet new people
  • have fun
  • explore new spaces
  • discover new interests, and
  • do what you like all while giving back to your community.

As a Crosby Scholar you are expected to do at least 2 hours and submit this form by March 15th.

Below are many Sept-Oct volunteer opportunities to help meet this requirement. Most of these opportunities require for you to call the contact person and make arrangements for yourself to volunteer. A few are managed by us and you will be able to sign up right here. When you sign up, please remember to show up! Here's a list - but scroll down for all the details...

Saturday, September 29th - Crosby Scholars Fundraiser

Multiple dates (1st & 3rd Tuesdays) - Teen Court

Friday, October 5th - Busker's Bash

Saturday, October 6th - Latino Festival in Rowan County

Sunday, October 7th - TMAN'S 5K Race/Walk for Suicide Prevention

Saturday-Sunday, October 12-13 - October Tour

Saturday, October 27th - BlockWork Project

Teen Court

Are you interested in exploring a career in law, conflict resolution, criminal justice system? Then see which of the dates below work for you to volunteer for Teen Court.

Teen Court is held in Rowan County Courthouse in Courtrooms 1 and 2 (downstairs). Enter through the Liberty Street entrance. Sign at the security desk. Do not bring electronics, food or drinks with you.

Teen court meets from 5 pm to 7 pm on the following dates:

  • September 18
  • October 2 and 16
  • November 6
  • December 4 and 18
  • January 1 and 15
  • February 5 and 19
  • March 5 and 19
  • April 2 and 16
  • May 7 and 21
  • June 4 and 18.

Please call Teen Court Program Director Nanette Dillon 704-633-5636 Ext. 107 to make arrangements to volunteer.

Support the arts at Busker's Bash!

Volunteer for the best event in downtown Salisbury!

Salisbury's Annual Busker's Bash
Friday October 5th, 5pm-9pm

  • Hand out Pick-Packs: 5:30pm-8pm
  • Count Votes: 8pm-9pm
  • Stay for the Grande Finale at City Tavern

Contact Sue McHugh: 704-577-9965

Rowan County's Latino Festival

Saturday, Oct. 6th, 10am-5pm

115 South Jackson Street

Salisbury, NC

Every year the City of Salisbury celebrates its Latino residents. This festival:

  • Celebrates Latin American and Latino culture in Rowan County during Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • Educates Rowan County about the rich diversity of its population.
  • Informs both Spanish and English speaking Rowan County residents of services available.

There are several opportunities to volunteer in this celebration:

  • staff the Crosby Scholars table
  • help with set up
  • performer support
  • help with clean up

You can sign up for slots of time of 2 hours starting at 10 am to 5 pm.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

TMAN'S 5K Race/Walk to Raise Awareness and Prevent Teen Suicide

Sunday, Oct. 7th, 10am-4pm

659 East Center Avenue

Mooresville, NC

On January 16, Tristen Hobbs, a Mooresville High School sophomore, ended his life by suicide. His family have dedicated themselves to raising awareness and preventing teen suicide.

On Sunday, October 7th a 5K race/walk will take place to raise funds to support the Jeff Yalden Foundation for programs that promote suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Read an article in the Salisbury Post here.

The race/walk begins at 2 pm.

Volunteers are needed to help with set up, fruit and water distribution to participants, and clean up. You can sign up for periods of 2 hours from 10 am to 4 pm. Or come for the entire time.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

October Tour - Volunteer for History!

The Historic Salisbury Foundation is a local non-profit agency that works to save historic homes throughout our area.

This year the October Tour of Historic Homes will take place on Saturday, October 13 & Sunday October 14.

  • Be a tour guide (docent)
  • Be a ticket-taker

2.5 - 3 hour shifts. Choose Saturday or Sunday or both!

To volunteer please call Sue @ 704-577-9965.

BlockWork Project looking for volunteers!

On National Make a Difference Day, Saturday, October 27th, volunteer for the 2018 BlockWork project, held in the 400 block of South Lee Street. Free breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, and t-shirts provided!

Volunteers are needed to help preserve the beauty and charm of this year’s BlockWork neighborhood. To volunteer, please complete an application/waiver online, call Alyssa Nelson at (704) 638-5235 for a mailed application or stop by the City Office Building at 132 N. Main St. by Monday, October 1. (If under 18, Parent/Guardian signature is required.)