Childrens Services

Cape Fear Volunteer Center/ Big Buddy Program Wilmington 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

Wilmington Family YMCA Wilmington Volunteer Opportunities
2710 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 251-9622

If you're a real hands-on volunteer, this is certainly the place for you. Be a youth sports coach, nursery attendant, housekeeper, front desk greeter, volunteer summer counselor or Special Olympics volunteer. The Y has a great aquatics program that offers activities for all individuals, and they need volunteers for their Special Populations...more about Wilmington Family YMCA

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 Nixon St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-1252

The Community Boys and Girls Club is a youth development organization dedicated to promoting the health, social, educational, vocational and character development of girls and boys ages 6 to 18. Some of the club's outstanding alumni who achieved professional stardom in the NBA are Michael Jordan, Clarence Kea, Chuckie Brown, Kenny...more about Community Boys and Girls Club

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

Wilmington, NC
(910) 675-3533

The Yahweh Center Children's Village is a Christ-centered agency that provides a comprehensive clinical continuum of residential treatment, day treatment, child placing/adoption and outpatient therapy for abused and/or neglected children ages 5 to 12. Therapists are located on site to provide outpatient therapy for children and their families, and the campus...more about Yahweh Center Children's Village

2815 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 799-6820

The YWCA needs volunteer assistance with youth, special events and maintenance programs. The YWCA is looking for volunteers to tutor children after school, facilitate racial justice programs or help with special events such as Women of Achievement. The YWCA of the Lower Cape Fear is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering...more about YWCA of the Lower Cape Fear

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