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Volunteer Opportunities in Wilmington, NC

Volunteerism is alive and well in Wilmington, NC. Many local organizations benefit from the service of citizens who willingly give their time to read to a child, deliver meals to a shut-in, train a service dog, clean the roadside and much more. Check our these worthwhile organizations for your volunteer opportunity.

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The Bargain Box Wilmington Volunteer Opportunities
4213 Princess Pl.
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 362-0603

The Bargain Box, a resale boutique, is an outreach ministry of Wilmington's Church of the Servant, Episcopal. They encourage the recycling of pre-owned goods and the creative utilization of pre-loved merchandise. A wide variety of affordable, quality merchandise is offered, including a complete assortment of clothing, furniture and household items, collectibles...more about The Bargain Box

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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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

5301 Wrightsville Ave.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 452-8384

Cape Fear Hospital continues to recruit increasing numbers of volunteers to meet the growing needs of its busy facility. Golf cart drivers for transporting patients, emergency room facilitators and office assistants are currently needed. The Gift Garden and the main lobby reception desk are lovely places to volunteer and serve patients, visitors...more about Cape Fear Hospital

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.

33 Darlington Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 790-5921

Children and adults from New Hanover and surrounding counties who have physical and/or other developmental delays can be referred by a parent, physician or community agency to Easter Seals UCP Program. For adults with a disability diagnosis who desire to work or volunteer in their community, the organization offers personal care,...more about Easter Seals UCP Wilmington

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.

811 Martin St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-4424

The Good Shepherd Center is the largest provider for homeless services in the tri-county region and needs volunteers to work in many different capacities. The day and night shelters are in need of volunteers to work at the front desk greeting guests, answering the phone, and sorting miscellaneous donated items. Every...more about Good Shepherd Center

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

Healing Arts practitioners offer therapies that complement medical care, enhance life quality and help in the development of coping skills. The goal is to promote healing, improve pain management, ease grief, encourage expression of feelings and enhance relaxation. All practitioners are volunteers who receive orientation and training. Some are certified in expressive arts...more about Healing Arts at Hospice

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

4010 Oleander Dr.
Browning Plaza 2
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 452-5395

A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE is dedicated to aiding in the formation, growth and success of small businesses. SCORE counselors provide free, confidential counseling to help solve business problems. By volunteering your time, talent and expertise, you'll be assisting entrepreneurs who need your skills and insights....more about SCORE-Wilmington

(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

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