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The county offers many opportunities to get involved and make a difference in our community.Interested in serving on Election Days?The Mecklenburg County Board of Elections engages over 1000 volunteer precinct officials at 195 polling places on Election Days. If you like people and want to provide an excellent voting experience, this opportunity is for you!Are you the outdoor type?Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation relies on volunteers to help keep its facilities and programs humming with activity. Coach youth athletes, monitor parks and greenways, teach a class, landscape a greenway or park - the sky's the limit.Bookish and benevolent?The
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library invites you to volunteer at your local branch. Opportunities include helping with circulation, working special events, assisting on the welcome desk, or being a reading buddy.
It takes a village.Residents who want to improve the quality of life for children in need can help out in a variety of ways. Apply to adopt or foster a child at the Web site for the
Department of Social Services. Enrich local education by volunteering or developing strategic partnerships with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Youths can get involved with MeckCARES to learn more about the community and develop valuable life skills.Is every day Earth Day for you?The Land Use and Environmental Services Agency offers opportunities to help clean up and beautify Mecklenburg County. Through
Storm Water Services you can adopt a stream or plant a tree. Learn how to compost or tend a community garden organically at
Solid Waste Services. There's something for everyone!