Cat Care: provides hands-on care to the animals, ensuring that the shelter living environment remains safe, clean and as comfortable as possible. Feeding, cleaning cages, stocking cat rooms and provide socialization to cats. Morning hours are needed most: 8:00- 10:00 a.m.
Cat Room Monitor: Supervises the activity within the Cat Pavilion during business hours. This is a high public contact position that requires comfort interacting with people as well as requiring animal handling skills. Requires several hours as cat care volunteer, and some additional training.
Small Mammal Care: Care of rabbits and other small mammals, feeding, cleaning cages, medicating, stocking feeding area. Morning care is needed most 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Horses/Barn Animal Care: Unfortunately at this time we are only accepting new barn volunteers on a limited basis.
Feeding, cleaning stalls, stocking barn. Needed 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. or 3:00-4:00 p.m. Must have previous experience working with horses/barn animals.
Dog Care: Walking dogs, socializing, feeding, cleaning cages, scooping up waste in the yard, stocking the kitchen and laundry areas. Needed any day 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Evening sessions available on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Kennel Monitor: Supervises the activity within the Dog Pavilion during business hours. This is a high public contact position that requires comfort interacting with the public and answering questions. Requires some amount of experience with dog care and additional training.
Laundry Duty: Often part of the Dog and Cat care procedure. This involves doing Laundry in the Adoption Center, stocking the room as needed, and keeping the laundry room clean.
Greeter: A high public contact position that requires greeting customers as they come into the Adoption Center, answering questions, and providing direction.
Foster an Animal: Foster parents are an invaluable part of the care and rehabilitation of young, sick, or special needs animals. Fosters must be 18 years or older, be willing and able to take your fosters to follow-up veterinary appointments every 2-3 weeks, keep your foster pets separate from household pets for two weeks or longer in a spare room or contained area. Feed, care, socialize and monitor the health of the foster animal(s).
If you are interested in fostering please fill out a foster care application and we will schedule a time to go over the application, schedule a home visit and provide any necessary training. We provide all the food, supplies and medical services, as well as all the support you can ask for—all we need from you is TLC. Fostering saves lives!