Casting Carolinas is committed to working with other organizations in local communities across North and South Carolina to provide unique retreat experiences that enhance quality of life for women surviving cancer.
We are proud to stand with the organizations that support us in our mission and partner with us to make a difference in the lives of those surviving all types of cancer. See our sponsors below.
Casting Carolinas needs volunteers for retreats, planning, fundraising and events. We’d love to talk to you about how your skills can contribute to our mission. See volunteer opportunities below.
We greatly appreciate the support of the following individuals, groups and organizations:
Hilltop Fly Tyers Rocky River Trout Unlimited Luke Garrison Foundation
Kathleen Ackerman Hickory Trout Unlimited Wm & Margaret Bresnahan Foundation
Curtis Wright Outfitters
Mountain Bridge Trout Unlimited
Your support is what helps us make a difference in the lives of cancer survivors.
Volunteer Opportunities (Retreats)
Casting Carolinas Volunteer Retreat Staff:
Core Retreat Staff: (all female -on site during the entire retreat)
Retreat Leader: Female angler with at least 5 years of experience teaching fly fishing; experienced leader capable of managing a core staff of 10-12, up to 12 additional volunteers and up to 20 participants at a 3 day or 1 day retreat.
Medical Facilitator: RN, MD or other medical professional capable of providing medical and health education for cancer survivors at retreats and who can provide first aid and assessment of participants.
Psychosocial Facilitator: licensed professional with at least 5 years of experience facilitating cancer/hospice support groups. Prefer those with training in mindfulness practice.
Casting Instructor: skilled fly angler with at least 3 years of teaching experience.
Participant Coordinator: contacts all applicants and facilitates their successful arrival at retreats.
Retreat Facilitators: responsible for making participants feel welcomed and for assisting the retreat leader in facilitating all aspects of the retreat.
Additional Retreat Staff: (male or female)
River Guide: For Three-Day retreats: Attends the entire third day of a Full Retreat or the entire day of a One-Day retreat. Experienced fly angler and teacher capable of working one-on-one with a cancer survivor who has most likely never fly fished.
River Runners: attend the entire third day of a Full Retreat or the entire day of a One-Day retreat to assist participants and volunteers on the water.
Additional Volunteer Opportunities
Casting Carolinas Planning Team
Join us at quarterly Planning Team meetings! Leadership positions include:
Fundraising Chair: Work with Team to plan and implement annual fundraising activities and events.
Outreach Chair: Work with Team to plan and implement outreach to all areas of NC and SC.
Tie One On Tournament: Work with the tournament planning team on all aspects of the tournament or just volunteer to work on the day of the tournament which includes all kinds of fun things like taking official measuring boards and measuring and recording the competitors fish!