Builders of Good Citizenship

New Bern Civitan Club is a nonprofit volunteer service organization dedicated to helping people in our community. We help whenever the need arises – from collecting food for a homeless shelter, building handicap ramps, outings with special needs children, collecting supplies and books for children, SantaLand, and much more.

Membership in Civitan is open to anyone who is at least 18 years old.

Civitans are volunteers, advocates, change makers, community shapers, caring citizens, helping hands, movers and shakers, givers, and Champions of Service.

What does the New Bern Civitan Club offer you?


The New Bern Civitan Club offers you the opportunity to meet new people, make new friends, and to enjoy the company and fellowship of sharing twice monthly meals with other caring community citizens.

Personal Growth

The New Bern Civitan Club offers you the opportunity to grow in your leadership and communication skills as you interact positively with others.

Community Service

The New Bern Civitan Club provides its members with numerous opportunities to contribute to our community, state, and nation through a variety of hands-on service projects and through financial contributions from our fundraising.


The New Bern Civitan Club presents informative and interesting program meetings which inform and educate members about a wide range of topics. Programs include presentations on local charitable organizations, personal growth, and local issues of community interest.

Recent Fundraisers

Civitan elf ladies around Christmas tree

Christmas Trees & Wreaths


New Bern Civitans preparing ribs

Rib Sale

Ready to become a Champion of Service?