Volunteer Opportunities in Carolina/Kure Beach, NC

There are many volunteer opportunities in the Carolina Beach, NC, area, ranging from reading to children to volunteering in the local domestic violence shelter. In this section, you'll find listings to help you find the perfect fit so that you can give back.

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Human Services

617 Surry St.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 762-5606

Cape Fear River Watch, Inc. is committed to the improvement and protection of the water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River Basin through education, advocacy and action. Volunteers are needed to assist with many programs, including outdoor education and recreation, clean-ups, outreach, wetlands restoration, fund-raising and administrative tasks. To raise...more about Cape Fear River Watch, Inc.

Cape Fear Volunteer Center Carolina/Kure Beach Volunteer Opportunities
1213 Culbreth Dr. Suite 233
Landfall Executive Center
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 392-8180

The goal of the Cape Fear Volunteer Center is to recruit, train and mobilize volunteers in the Wilmington community. The organization also looks to strengthen existing volunteer services within other entities such as churches and civic groups. Aiding numerous nonprofit organizations, the volunteer center is a great resource for those looking...more about Cape Fear Volunteer Center

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Carolina/Kure Beach Volunteer Opportunities
2131 S. 17th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-7784

The medical center has many areas of volunteer involvement, and opportunities for new services are constantly evaluated. Volunteers provide assistance in the main hospital, Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital, Surgery Pavilion, Zimmer Cancer Center, Rehabilitation Services and Hospitality House. If you have four or more hours per week to give to...more about New Hanover Regional Medical Center

1102 S. 16th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-2683

If you like to help people, you have come to the right place. Your local American Red Cross chapter has just the opportunity, from responding to disasters to supporting a community blood drive, from raising money in support of their humanitarian mission to representing the Red Cross at community events. The...more about American Red Cross, Cape Fear Chapter

1012 S. 17th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-0911

The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) has two programs to help adults achieve their academic and personal learning goals: 1) Adult Basic Literacy which focuses on reading, writing and math as well as preparation for the GED; and 2) English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), which helps adults from other...more about Cape Fear Literacy Council

615 Shipyard Blvd.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 790-0187

Toll-Free Crisis Line Hotline (800) 672-2903 (24 hours)
First Call For Help Hotline (910) 397-0497 (24 hours)
Rape Crisis Center- New Hanover (910) 392-7460 (24 hours)
Rape Crisis Center- Brunswick (910) 754-7949 (24 hours)
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment (910) 343-0145
Open House Emergency Youth...more about Coastal Horizons Center

2901 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28402
(910) 343-0703

This agency shelters women and children who are fleeing domestic violence. Volunteers are needed for the Vintage Values resale shops, board committees, on-call workers, office assistants, children's advocacy, court advocacy, fund-raising, speaker's bureau, EVOLVE Wilmington and direct services. The shelter supported more than 1,500 women and children in the past year. Volunteers are...more about Domestic Violence Shelter and Services, Inc.

1950 Amphitheater Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-0660

Elderhaus provides structured and stimulating daycare activities for adults, primarily the elderly. Elderhaus serves persons with a variety of needs, including those with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Elderhaus also serves veterans. Volunteers are needed as program aides, activity assistants and meal servers. Volunteer board members oversee fund-raising, public relations, educational activities...more about Elderhaus, Inc.

907 Castle St.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 762-4635

Leading Into New Communities (LINC) is a nonprofit organization assisting individuals in realizing their goals by creating bridges between them and valuable resources. LINC provides shelter and services to men and women who have been released from local or federal prisons and on occasion young adults who have been released from...more about LINC, Inc.

1414 Physicians Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 796-7900

Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter serves the needs of hospice patients and their families when life-limiting illness occurs. Volunteers provide respite for caregivers and much-needed emotional support for patients and their caregivers, give administrative support, assist with special events, and offer community outreach. A 15-hour volunteer training course is required....more about Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter

Department of Parks/Gardens/Senior Resources
2222 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 798-6400

The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center is a one-stop shop for many volunteer opportunities. The center coordinates programs for the Corporation for National Service Senior Corps, a national program that puts the experience and talents of seniors ages 55 and older to work getting things done in the community. Contact...more about New Hanover County Senior Resource Center

820 N. Second St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-7354

The Salvation Army provides shelter for the homeless and assistance for people in difficult circumstances. It needs volunteers in fund-raising activities and public relations efforts. Volunteers may serve on the Advisory Board and Ladies Auxiliary and in the shelter, which serves men, women and children. Volunteers may also work at the...more about Salvation Army

(800) 942-2677

The Senior Corps is a national service program that puts the experience and talents of seniors ages 55 and older to work getting things done in the community. Several entities come under this umbrella, allowing for a variety of volunteer opportunities....more about Senior Corps

Arboretum Center, Bldg. II, 5919 Oleander Dr.
Ste. 115
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 798-3900

The United Way of the Cape Fear Area is a non-profit, locally owned and operated organization that supports local health and human service programs that address the highest priority needs in Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender and parts of Columbus counties. Programs supported provide resources and services for those in need in...more about United Way of the Cape Fear Area

Heart of Hope Run

Childrens Services

Cape Fear Volunteer Center/ Big Buddy Program Carolina/Kure Beach Volunteer Opportunities
3534 South College
Suite F
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-8180

The Big Buddy program is a one-on-one mentoring program that matches at-risk youth ages 6 to 16 in New Hanover County with positive adult role models. Youth are identified as at-risk due to the following circumstances: involvement with the juvenile justice system, excessive in-school and out-of-school suspensions, poor academic performance and...more about Cape Fear Volunteer Center/ Big Buddy Program

110 Longstreet Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 395-1100

This organization requires a tremendous number of volunteers to assist the many Boy Scouts in the Cape Fear area. The Boy Scouts need leaders to work with Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and as Venturing volunteer leaders. The Scouts also have volunteer opportunities on the district level ranging from fund-raising to programs...more about Boy Scouts of America, Cape Fear Council

2759 Vance St.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 392-0747

The Brigade Boys & Girls Club's mentoring program matches at-risk youth with positive adult mentors and role models. With more than 150 kids on the waiting list at any time and only a few dozen active mentors, the need for volunteers is constant. Potential mentors are screened and go through training...more about Brigade Boys & Girls Mentoring Program

901 Fanning Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 772-1501

DREAMS seeks volunteers to act as classroom assistants and assistants with special events, as well as office help. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, and should be enthusiastic and eager to work with children. Experience in the arts is helpful but not necessary. Background check required....more about DREAMS of Wilmington

Serving Pender and New Hanover Counties
Wilmington, NC
(910) 2310750

The Girl Scouts need volunteers to serve in many positions. Adults serve as troop leaders, outdoor activities facilitators, trip chaperones, consultants, organizers, trainers, product sales coordinators (we're talking cookies here) and communicators. People with special skills and talents are also needed to share their wisdom. This council serves girls ages 5...more about Girl Scouts -- North Carolina Coastal Pines

272 N. Front Street
Suite 215
Wilmington, NC
(910) 251-2733

The Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program matches trained volunteers with children who have been indicated in abuse or/and neglect proceedings in court. The volunteers, paired with attorney advocates, make recommendations regarding the best interest of the children in order to ensure a safe, nurturing and permanent home. Thirty hours of pre-service...more about Guardian ad Litem

217 N. Fifth Ave.
Ste. 101
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-3690

Junior Achievement's programs inspire kids to learn the economics of life and gain the keys to success in a free enterprise system. Volunteers are needed to provide role models and facilitate activity-based programs that help students develop their own business sense. Through the sponsorship of local corporations, Junior Achievement of the...more about Junior Achievement of the Cape Fear Region

6410 Carolina Beach Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 254-4245

School systems offer a variety of volunteer opportunities: helping in the classroom, tutoring, serving as a mentor of at-risk students, test monitors, working in drop-out prevention programs, helping minority students achieve success, getting involved with the PTA/PTO and more. If you want to volunteer, contact the Public Information Office at the...more about New Hanover County School System

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