Volunteering

Citizen Advisory Boards
Advisory boards offer Apex citizens the opportunity to provide input to Council on important topics including land use planning, zoning, and parks & recreation. Members are Council-appointed, with terms lasting from 1 to 3 years. Most boards meet monthly. If you'd like to serve, submit an interest form

Citizens Assisting Police in Apex (CAPA)
CAPA members help provide assistance at public events and assist the Police Department in support roles at events such as Child/Medical ID Program, Peakfest, Apex Night Out, Christmas with a Cop, Town Parades, Traffic Control and more. Before becoming CAPA member, a volunteer must successfully complete Apex’s Citizens Police Academy. Email for more info.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Participants are educated about disaster preparedness and trained in basic disaster response skills to enable them to assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event. To volunteer, please fill out the online form.

Fire Hydrant Painting
Typically organized for Saturday mornings, firefighters accompany volunteers to paint fire hydrants in designated areas of town. To volunteer, please fill out the online form.

Landscaping / Outdoor
Assist with outdoor projects like mulching at the town's parks and trails. To volunteer, please fill out the online form.

Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels of Wake County serves noon time meals every weekday to the elderly, homebound and persons with disabilities of Wake County. To volunteer, or for more information, please visit the Meals on Wheels website.

Special Events
Volunteers needed for:
  • Olde Fashioned 4th of July
  • Opportunities for events at the Halle Cultural Arts Center
  • Peak Fest (1st Saturday in May)
  • Turkey Trot 5K (Saturday prior to Thanksgiving)
To volunteer, please fill out the online form.

Stream Clean-Up Events
Through the Big Sweep program, you can organize an Apex event or participate in an existing Wake County event. To volunteer, please fill out the online form.

Storm Drain Marking Program
Volunteers adhere watershed specific markers on storm drains throughout town to remind citizens about the importance of stormwater pollution prevention. To volunteer, please fill out the online form.

Youth Athletics Coaching
All Apex Youth Athletics coaches are volunteers. Training is provided for coaching or assisting with:
  • Basketball
  • Girls' volleyball  
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Youth baseball
To volunteer, please fill out the online form.