The following are entry level adult volunteer positions with a weekly 2-4 hour shift. The average minimum commitment for a volunteer position is 6 months.
Feline Friend -Assists with socialization, enrichment and other daily shift assignments
Canine Companion - must be 18 years old and complete training with Kennel Manager
Animal Support Crew - help prepare for daily opening by assisting the kennel staff with daily animal care tasks. These tasks may include sweeping, mopping, doing dishes, doing laundry, cleaning litter boxes, etc.
Shelter Support Crew - Assist the shelter staff with office related tasks
Gardening & Maintenance - if you have a green thumb or have carpentry, plumbing, or maintenance skills, we would like to talk to you. Maintenance and gardening needs are not seasonal, but ongoing year-round.
Fundraising Assistant - assist the director and staff with various fundraising activities such as raffles, bake sales, dog washes, etc.
Flexi-teer - asked to come in on an as needed basis to provide assistance with special tasks or special projects, odd jobs, etc., for limited periods of time.
Driver - must be 18 years or older with a clean driving record and valid driver’s license. Available on a weekly basis to transport animals to and/or from appointments at area vet clinics, spay/neuter clinics, etc. Other assignments might include picking up donations of goods, transferring goods to other facilities, etc.
Greater availability will increase your chances to be selected for your preferred volunteer position.
New volunteers are offered a volunteer position when:
The position is identified as of interest by the new volunteer.
There are open shifts that match the new volunteers availability
Any requirement of previous experience is met
For your safety and that of the animals, it is critical that you be matched with a position that is appropriate given any limitations you may have.
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