Foster Care Volunteer
Provide in-home care to special needs animals such as nursing kittens or puppies, animals recovering from injuries / surgeries, or animals that need some socializing outside of the shelter environment. Foster Care Volunteers receive animal care supplies and can determine the types of animals they are willing to care for.
Provide in-home care to shelter animals.
Adoptions Counselor / Vet Tech
Must attend the Volunteer General Orientation, must be trained by Adoptions Counselor, must live reasonably close to the shelter and must have prior animal care experience.
Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
Based on need.
- Provide in-home care to shelter animals.
- Socializing animals.
- Bottle feeding new-born kittens and puppies.
- Report to shelter if animal seems to be in bad health or showing strange behavior.
- Updating shelter on how the animal is doing periodically.
- Bringing animals to the shelter when they are due for vaccines or surgeries.
- Responding to emergency situations by calling the shelter, transporting animals to the shelter or veterinarian offices.
- Handling and treating animals with special needs.
- Following behavior and care guidelines mandated by the shelter staff.