Volunteer/Community Service Opportunities

volunteer Community Service/ Volunteer

Contact Information

Outer Banks Common Good is a great website to see what is going on in the OBX and see where you can help! Check the link below for volunteer opportunities! OBXCommongood.org

Beach Food Pantry


(252) 261-2756

Dare County Arts Council


Contact: Chris Sawin

(919) 608-0691

Volunteer Opportunities include: Assisting with special events, hanging and setting Art displays, helping with mailers, posting flyers around town for upcoming events.

Call a few days prior to the day you wish to volunteer so that they can have work together for you.  

Dare County Center


Contact: Sandy Scarborough

(252) 475-9270

Elizabethan Gardens- Hours vary Seasonally Click Here for Hours


Contact: Carl

(252) 473-3234

Volunteer Opportunities include: Assisting with special events and tending to the gardens.

Please call a few days prior to the day you wish to volunteer so that they can have work together for you.

Special Events Calendar you may request to assist with any special event.  

Hotline- Manteo- 10am-5pm Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm Saturday

Contact: Tammy

(252) 473-3127

Volunteer Opportunities include: Cleaning the store, hanging cloths, organizing items, store display. Call a day prior to the day you wish to volunteer so that they can have work together for you.

The Lions Club @ The Lost Colony Concession Stands- 6pm-9pm Mon. through Saturday starting the end of May

Contact: Michelle Wright 252-573-8066

Volunteers will be working the concessions stands at the Lost Colony. You can work on occasion or sign up for a regular night during the season!

The Lost Colony- Hours 7am-4pm (some later evenings)

Contact: Crystal Simpson

(252) 573-9215

Volunteer Opportunities include: ALL Outside work. Cleaning at the Waterside Theater, picking up sticks and debris, raking, cleaning seats at the theater, prep for the upcoming season of The Lost Colony. You can call same day or a few days prior.

NC Aquarium- Call for Volunteer Opportunities


Contact: Kate Davidson

(252) 475-2335

OBC Chamber of Commerce- Call for Volunteer Opportunities


Contact: Jenn

(252) 441-8144

OBX Hospital- Call for Volunteer Opportunities

Contacts: Jan Eanes

(252) 449-5688 The 2017 Student Volunteer Program will run from June 19th – August 18th Click for more info.

SPCA Manteo 8:30am-5pm Monday-through Friday Open Until 7pm Wednesdays Saturday 11am-2pm


Come anytime the animals always need of someone to play with them or feed them. You must be 16 to volunteer without a parent present. There is an application that needs to be filled out and signed by a parent if you are under 18 years of age.

(252) 475-5620

SPCA Manteo

Special Events

Contact: Kayleen

(252) 475-5658