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Get involved with the Outer Banks SPCA!

Looking for a way to help your community and get some furry loves? Become a volunteer!
Volunteers play a key role in our organization. They work closely with staff in a positive, rewarding, and fun environment. We strive to match their skills and interests with their love of animals to provide quality care to our animals and humane education to our community.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Clean Team
Cat Enrichment
Dog Walkers
Off-Site Event Assistants

Volunteer Application Process:
Step by Step

Are you a business, school or organization looking to volunteer your time as a group? If so, please email for more information

Be of age

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old; we will accept under age 16 with a guardian over 18 to stay for their volunteer shift


Fill out our volunteer application here.


Volunteer coordinator will contact you within one week of receiving the application

Step 4


Attend an orientation


Start volunteering!

Frequently Asked Questions:

I love helpings animals! How do I become a Volunteer?

PAWsome! Our Volunteers play a crucial role in making our mission a reality. We want to cultivate a rewarding experience for those who dedicate their time and energy to our cause, and the animals love the extra attention! For more information about volunteering with us, please visit our Volunteer page, here, to fill out our Volunteer Application. Within a week, you will receive a welcome email with instructions for how to schedule an orientation and what to expect. We are thrilled you want to join the pack!

Is there an age limit to volunteering?

There is no age limit to volunteer! All volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian.

Can my group volunteer at the OBX SPCA?

Absolutely! We love hosting groups of volunteers whether it is a group of friends that wants to lend a hand helping pets, university or high school groups requiring community service hours, or businesses that want to offer their employees an opportunity to give back to their community. Please call 252-475-5620 to schedule a time for your group to come and/or email

I need to fulfill (government mandated) community service hours, what do I do?

Please contact our Office Manager, Candice VanBrunt,

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