OF ONSLOW COUNTY, INC

CAPS welcomes dedicated individuals to volunteer to help with the daily tasks of caring for its cats and dogs. Please contact us if any of the following activities interest you. We'd love to have you on our team of caring professionals! 
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CAT CARE

Are you a cat lover? CAPS is looking for volunteers who care deeply about cats and wish to help them find homes. Volunteers must be willing and physically able to provide basic care care in addition to working well with others in a team environment. Hours of service vary.

Required Duties

  • Feed, water, and groom
  • Clean cages and litter boxes
  • Provide tender loving care (petting, playing, talking with the cats)
  • Greet and screen potential families, and provide pertinent information


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DOG CARE

Are you a dog lover? CAPS is looking for volunteers who care deeply about dogs and wish to help them find homes. Volunteers must be willing and physically able to provide basic care care in addition to working well with others in a team environment. Hours of service vary.

Required Duties

  • Feed, water, and groom
  • Clean cages
  • Walk dogs (mornings and evenings)
  • Provide tender loving care (petting, playing, talking with the cats)
  • Greet and screen potential families, and provide pertinent informationIf you are a certified dog trainer and would be willing to provide voluntary services, please contact us.


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TRANSPORT

Do you love to drive? CAPS is looking for volunteers to transport DOGS from foster homes to PetSmart and back to foster homes on the first and third Saturdays of every month. Assistance in showcasing the dogs is required. The volunteer must have his or her own vehicle and use air-conditioning or heating in extreme weather conditions.

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ADMINISTRATIVE

Do you enjoy creating flyers on your computer? CAPS needs a volunteer to post updated flyers on the Walmart and PetSmart bulletin boards, both located in Jacksonville, NC.
 
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GRANT WRITERS

Do you always have a pen in your hand? An experienced Grant Writer is needed to research funding opportunities that will secure funding for CAPS. The Writer should consider state, federal, and private grant programs for which CAPS would make a good fit.

Grant applications must demonstrate that CAPS is the best fit for the grant being offered, that CAPS can demonstrate a past history of excellence in service, and that CAPS makes clear its strategies for using the grant if it is awarded.

Applicants should submit a resume outlining experiences in professional grant writing. It is preferred the applicant has a college education as well as a high rate of success in winning grant money.

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PUBLIC RELATIONS

Do you enjoy networking? An experienced Public Relations Specialist is needed to perform a variety of functions that will create and promote a positive image for CAPS.

Required Duties

  • Arrange and direct speaking engagements, press conferences, and fundraising campaigns.
  • Prepare material for events, magazine articles, pamphlets, and newsletters.
  • Work closely with graphic artists, designers, printers, radio personnel, and other media experts


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PHOTOGRAPHY

Are you artistically talented with a camera? CAPS is looking for someone who has a passion for taking unforgettable photos of its cats and dogs. Your photos may be used for publicity purposes and showcasing cats and dogs on its website.


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CAGE CLEANERS

PetSmart, where our cats and dogs are showcased need their cages cleaned. If you are a volunteer servicing in other areas, please consider helping your furry friends by keeping their cages cleaned.