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Agencies Dedicated to Improving the Lives of Domestic and Wild Animals

Please contact the agency directly to apply. CFCC does not place students in volunteer or service learning positions in external agencies. You may also find local volunteer opportunities posted on sites such as Cape Fear Volunteer Center, 1-800-Volunteer, and Volunteer Match.

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher helps visitors ” enjoy ‘The Waters of the Cape Fear,’ as they take a journey down the Cape Fear River – from freshwater streams and swamps, to coastline habitats, to reefs and the open ocean.

Contact:

Suzanne Holtzclaw, Volunteer Coordinator

Phone:

910.458.8257, ext. 232

Location:

900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach, NC 28449

Application:

www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1884663901

Paw’s Place

No-kill dog shelter that strives to rehabilitate hurt or homeless dogs and find them loving homes. Paw’s Place provides its dogs a “sanctuary” until they are adopted. This organization has volunteer opportunities working with the dogs, helping with the upkeep of facilities. It also has volunteer opportunities that do not involve working directly with the animals, including marketing, web development, and administrative work.

Contact:

pawsplace28479@yahoo.com

Phone:

910.845.7297

Location:

3701 Boiling Spring Road, Winnabow, NC 28479

Application:

http://www.pawsplace.org/volunteer-application-2/

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Resource Center, Inc.

“Providing rescue & care for orphaned & injured wildlife, as well as a sanctuary for disabled wildlife, Wildlife Rehabilitation & Resource Center is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization.  In addition to hands on care, this organization provides information and assistance regarding local wildlife.” This organization may need help with seasonal projects. Please contact the agency for more information on current volunteer opportunities.

Contact:

wildlife_babies@yahoo.com

Phone:

910.283.4280

Location:

282 Heading Bluff Road, Currie, NC 28435


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

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