​Volunteer Opportunities 

Registration 

7:30am - Noon

Greet clients. Prepare paperwork and crate tag. Phone recalls.

Weigh-In

7:30am - Noon

Weigh animal and note name and crate # on collar, crate animal and attach cage tag to cage door. Some lifting required.

Cashier

7:30am - Noon

Finalize paperwork, collect payment (cash, check or credit card), complete medicine envelope. Put all in plastic cover.

Autoclave

9:30am - 4:00pm

Clean and sterilize surgical equipment and assemble surgical packs. Standing required.

Dog Recovery

8:30am - 1:00pm

Assist dogs in recovery, remove trach tube, check incision, clean up occasional messes. Trim nails and clean ear if time permits. Transfer dog to its crate. Must be able to get up and down from floor position and assist with lifting.

Cat Recovery

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Assist cats in recovery, eye drops, check incision, check paperwork and clean up occasional messes. Trim nails and clean ears if time permits. Transfer cat to its crate. Standing required.

Food Prep

11:30am - 1:00pm

Food is donated by volunteers. Setup lunch and clean up kitchen. If time permits, assist wherever needed.

Monitor

9:00am - 4:00pm

Oversee condition of dogs/cats after surgery when they are returned to their cage.

Discharge

Noon - 4:00pm

Greet clients picking up their dog/cat. Review post operative guidelines and give client paperwork and pain meds. Remove the pet’s paper collar. Remove clasp from crate, drop paperwork at front desk and clean crate.

Clean Up

3:00pm - 5:30pm

Vacuum, mop, clean surfaces, empty trash cans, fill up supplies, etc.

Administrative

As Requested

Varies

Public Relations,Grant Writing,Fund Raising

On-going

Public Speaking/Awareness/Education, Publicity, Fundraising through events and grants.