Volunteer

We are always in need of volunteers to donate their time to us. Interested volunteers must first complete an application and attend an orientation. For more information about our volunteer program, please email our Volunteer Coordinator, or call 910-937-1168. You may also fill out a volunteer application online.


Types of Volunteer Work


 
Some examples of volunteer duties :

  • Cleaning Dog and Cat Enclosures
  • Dog Walking (Prerequisite Dog-handling Class Required)
  • Feeding and Watering Animals
  • General maintenance
  • Grooming animals
  • Landscaping/ Grounds maintenance
  • Laundry Assistance
  • Medical Assistance (Experience and/or License Required)
  • Office Support
  • Off-site Adoption Event Assistance (Saturdays)
  • Photography

Volunteer Restrictions


Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

While those under 16 years old are unable to volunteer at the shelter, there are outside opportunities for aspiring volunteers to help such as collecting donated items for the shelter or making toys and accessories for our animals. Please contact us for further information. 

Lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time may be required. Volunteers must be able to perform these duties with or without reasonable accommodations.
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!

Spring Tent
Seeking volunteers for our annual 3-day adoption event next Friday, May 5th-Sunday, May 7th! Volunteer shifts each day are: 10:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm and 4:00pm-7:00pm. You need not be a current volunteer to assist. Interested volunteers may sign up at the shelter or by contacting our volunteer coordinator at ocasvol@onslowcountync.gov.