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Volunteering

Volunteers make a difference! We rely on the hard work, love and commitment of our volunteers in all of our programs. To help, you may:

 

Read about our wonderful volunteers in this guest column, written as a part of Volunteer Appreciation Week!

 

Volunteer Positions

  • Kennel Assistants
  • Dog Walkers
  • Cat Socializers
  • Information Guides
  • Outreach
  • Special Events
  • Foster Care
  • Clerical Assistance
  • Speakers Bureau

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Volunteer Age Guidelines

  • Age 16 and older: volunteer with no special supervision
  • Age 13 - 15 : volunteer with parent supervision

Volunteer Hours

Volunteers may come to the Animal Services Center to volunteeer during the following hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 – 6:00
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 8:30 – 7:30
  • Saturday: 8:30 – 5:00

Volunteer Orientation

There are two volunteer orientations scheduled each month and each one lasts about 90 minutes. All volunteers are required to attend orientation.  Please pre-register for the orientation of your choice by emailing Sarah Fallin, Program Coordinator or calling 919-942-PETS (7387).

Volunteer Training

Volunteer training is scheduled every month.  All vounteers are required to attend training.  You must pre-register for training at orientation.

Quick Links

Animal Services Facebook pageVisit us on Facebook

 

 

Check out the CDC's new webpage about Pets and Ebola for all the latest news!

Find out even more about Pets & Ebola from the American Veterinarian Medical Association.

 

Find out what's happening with the Free Roaming Cat Task Force, a subcommittee of the Animal Services Advisory Board.

 

Find out all you need to know about Rabies in Orange County and beyond on our Rabies Page.

Orange County Giving Fund

Make a secure donation in a number of areas of care by visiting the Community Giving Fund page

 

mobile web page

We now have a Mobile Page, designed to help you view our site on your mobile device.  Click HERE to use it!

animal cam

 

Check out our Animal Cam to see animals in our Featured Pet Room 24 hours a day!

 


 

Upcoming Events

Dog Adoption Month

October 1-31

All dogs and puppies are available for only $60 for the entire month of October!!

 

Spay Neuter Day

November 11

Sign up by October 28th!  Free Spay/Neuter for pets of qualifying Orange County residents.  Contact Sarah to find out if you qualify at sfallin@orangecountync.gov or by phone at 919-942-7387 ext. 224.

 

2 For 1 Cat Special

April - October

Adopt 2 cats together and get the second for only $50 every year from April through October. Much research shows the advantages of adopting cats in pairs. See the perks yourself by taking advantage of our special today!!

 

Microchip and Rabies Clinic

November 13, 3-5 p.m.

Animal Services Center (1601 Eubanks Rd. Chapel Hill)

1-year rabies vaccinations for $10. Microchips for $25. See full requirements on our Rabies page.