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 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:

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/

Salty Paws

Contact: N/A, see link above
Phone: 910-350-3385
Address: 5202 Carolina Beach rd, Wilmington, NC, 28412

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