Volunteering

Volunteer Programs Currently Suspended Due to Construction

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the shelter. At this time we have suspended regular volunteer programs (including Doggy Day Out), and are not accepting new volunteers. We apologize for any inconvenience. Construction is scheduled to be completed in Winter of 2021 and we look forward to resuming volunteer programs when we are able to do so.      


Age Requirement 

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and have signed parent consent in order to volunteer at the Pitt County Animal Shelter.

 To Get Started: 

  • Print out, read, and complete the following paperwork:
  • Submit the completed volunteer paperwork at the Animal Shelter, or by email to pittshelter@pittcountync.gov 
  • Once your paperwork is processed, you will receive an email with a link to the online volunteer orientation you must complete
  • For more information about volunteer opportunities, call the shelter front office at 252-902-1725

To learn more about PCAS from a volunteer's perspective, please view the video below, made by an ECU student as a school project:

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