Welcome to Cougar House!

Below you will find all current volunteer opportunities. Already served? Record it for house points and to qualify for service awards.

Citizens' Climate Lobby

Meet with congressional leaders, write petitions, speak with politicians, and educate the public about the climate change crisis.

Bags of Hope

Joins Bags of Hope several nights a week for a packing "party". Your services can help feed one of the nearly 10 million children suffering food scarcity due to poverty.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Interested in social outreach? The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is in need of community coordinators and social media managers. Get in touch today!

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Through your participation as a big brother or sister, you can connect with a "little" and change their life.

Humane Society

Attention animal lovers! The Humane Society of Concord needs volunteers to clean their shelter and care for their cats. Who doesn't want to cuddle cats all day?

Davidson Land Conservancy

Planting trees with the Davidson Land Conservancy is a great way to protect wildlife, clean our air, and reduce storm water run-off.

Hope House Foundation

The Hope House Foundation offers volunteering with a journaling class, planting flowers, making bracelets, and more.


Soup Kitchens are vital to serving impoverished families and individuals. FeedNC offers a plethora of ways to get involved.

Second Harvest Food Bank

Volunteers at the Second Harvest Food Bank get to stock shelves, organize donations, and serve patrons of the food bank.


Acquaint offers unique cultural networking with volunteers from all over the globe. Share your experiences, learn about theirs, and improve your conversation skills.

The Odd Sock

The Odd Sock is a non-profit with the mission of providing clean socks for the homeless and impoverished. Help our local warehouse sort their donations, and change a life.


CitiIMPACT builds house frames for children and families who are living in poverty. Your help is needed to assemble the house frames, so sign up today!

Storm Water Services

Charlotte and Mecklenberg Storm Water services meet twice a month to mark storm drains, clean up local creeks, and perform maintenance on trees.



Hope Vibes

Homelessness is steadily increasing in Charlotte. By volunteering for Hope Vibes, you can help end the crisis permanently



Drop Shadow

Know of an organization in need of volunteers?

Submit the following information:

  • Organization name
  • Description of opportunity
  • Days and times
  • Special requirements
  • Contact information

Cougar House is proudly run by

Annalise Leck, Class of 2025

"I wanted to create a space that makes serving the community easy and accessible, and I believe Cougar House does just that."

Inspired by Madison House at the University of Virginia, Cougar House is a clearinghouse for local and virtual opportunities for service.

New listings are posted every week; with a rapidly expanding catalog of opportunities, every person is sure to find one that is perfect for their skills and interests.

Questions, comments, get involved? Email cougarhouse@cannonschool.org