‚Äč Welcome to CARA's Volunteers Page!

In order for CARA to exist we must have a strong core of volunteers. Volunteers are vital to the success of our organization. CARA operates mostly with volunteers, relying on the commitment of dedicated animal lovers.

If you would like to help CARA please Register as a VolunteerRegistered volunteers receive news, updates, and needs of CARA. Email is how we reach our volunteers, and it only takes a minute to register. 

All volunteers need to sign our volunteer waiver. You can dow nload it and bring with you when you come to volunteer or fill out at CARA on your scheduled volunteer time.

Current Volunteer Openings

We are excited to have the following openings for volunteers!

Shelter Host - Help answering the phone and greeting public during open hours. You  will be assisting our Shelter Manager who will provide training and guidance. 3pm - 7pm, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 10am - 2pm Saturdays. Commit to one day  a week for three months. You will be working along side one of our Shelter Managers during this time.

Adoption Event Volunteer - Assist with adoption events. We have events both in  Sanford and in Cary on a monthly basis. Will hold leash, and sometimes assist in  transporting to event. 3-4 hour commitment per event. Commit to one event a month for three months. Our Animall Adoption events are usually the 2nd Saturday of each month. Total time 12pm - 5pm.

Midday Volunteers - Do you have one day a week available where you can come out to  CARA from 12:45 - 2:45pm to help socialize the CARA dogs by walking and tidying up  their kennels? This TRAINED position is scheduled on a monthly basis. One day a week commitment for at least three months required.

Grant Writing - Do you have experience writing grants? Would you like to help research  grant opportunities? We would love to speak with you!

If you are interested in contributing your time and learning more about our volunteer opportunities, please email volunteer@cara-nc.org