Our volunteers inspire and empower thousands of women each year on their path to financial independence. Dress for Success Triangle NC could not exist without the dedicated support of our individual volunteers who deliver 90 percent of our services each year. 

Volunteer positions



As an Image Coach, you will help a woman choose a professional outfit for her interviews and/or place of employment that will boost her self-confidence.

As a Career Coach, you will help a woman develop or edit her resume and cover letter and ready her for interviews. Basic computer skills are required.

  • Shifts are Tuesday-Thursday and some Saturdays

  • Shifts are scheduled in three hour slots

  • Coaches must be 23 or older to volunteer

  • Most coaches volunteer two shifts a month or one Saturday a month.

Boutique Sale Volunteers

Boutique Sale Support

Our Boutique Sales are fund-raising events where people shop for our cause. Volunteers assist with store preparation, customer service, and operation of the sale.

  • No training is required.

  • Minimum age is 18 years old or 13 with a parent/guardian.

Sign up HERE to be a part of the fun and make an impact!

Donation Center Specialist

Work in our Durham or Raleigh donation centers to sort, tag, and organize clothing donations. Help make sure we have gorgeous clothes to empower our clients.

  • Shifts are Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Raleigh and Tuesdays and Thursdays in Durham

  • Shifts are scheduled from 10am-2pm


Outreach Events

Represent Dress for Success Triangle NC at outreach events throughout the community to educate potential clients and volunteers about our services.

  • Events tend to be during the week day with some evening and weekend opportunities

Special Events

We host two major fundraisers a year, our Celebrate Success Gala in the spring and our Women Making Change luncheon in the fall. Committee members serve in the capacity that best matches their skills, interests and time limitations.

Get involved

step one

If you have never signed up to volunteer, please fill out the interest form below. You’ll then receive an email from our volunteer coordinator.

volunteer interest form

step two

Attend a volunteer training session. Learn more about Dress for Success Triangle NC, our mission and programs, the various volunteer roles we offer, and how to get involved.  

We offer the following training dates from 9:30-12:30 unless otherwise indicated. (* Training hosted from 6-9pm).

  • November 14th- Durham *

  • October 17th- Raleigh *

  • December 12th- Raleigh

Sign up for training below (scroll using the scroll bar to find the desired session).


For more information about volunteering please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Laurin Norwood, at Laurin.Norwood@dfstrianglenc.org

Thank you for your help and support empowering Triangle women.