Volunteer Positions

volunteer positions

Adoptions Concierge People%20Icon.JPG
As an Adoptions Concierge, you will have the responsibility of helping to ensure every client that enters the League leaves with a positive experience. In this role you will be greeting clients as they enter our Pet Adoptions Center, answering any questions they may have & directing them where to go. In addition, this volunteer will work alongside the Adoptions team, educating potential adopters on the adoptions process and answering questions about specific animals. This role supports the Adoptions team in all capacities, including responding to emails, answering phones, preparing adoptions folders, building cardboard cat carriers, entering client information into the database in preparation for their adoption, and hand-writing thank you notes to recent adopters, as needed. 

Admissions – Data Entry & Community Support Dog%20Icon.JPGCat%20Icon.JPGPeople%20Icon.JPG
As an Admissions Volunteer, you will assist with the intake process of animals accepted to the shelter, and help with general data entry and community support, such as answering phone calls, responding to voicemails, replying to emails, and so much more!

Animal Care – Cats Cat%20Icon.JPG
As a Cat Care Volunteer, you will have the responsibility of assisting Animal Care staff with the daily care of our cats & kittens, such as spot cleaning kennels & cages, refreshing food & water bowls, sweeping floors so they are free of litter, hair & debris, and doing laundry, when needed.

Animal Care – Dogs Dog%20Icon.JPG
As a Dog Care Volunteer, you will have the responsibility of assisting Animal Care staff with the daily care of the dogs, such as cleaning kennels, walking & enriching dogs, washing dishes, doing laundry and grooming. *Must be at least 18 years old*

Cat PALs Cat%20Icon.JPG 
PAL stands for ‘Petting, Attention & Love’ and as a cat PAL you’ll be trained to help meet the emotional and social needs of the cats and kittens in our shelter by providing one-on-one interactions. *Must be at least 18 years old*

Communications Center People%20Icon.JPG
As a Communications Center Volunteer, you will be directing people to the proper department to have questions answered about Peggy Adams. The Call Center, many times is the first contact that people have with Peggy Adams and because of this, communications skills are very important. Although not a requirement, being bilingual is a plus.

Dog PALs Dog%20Icon.JPG
PAL stands for ‘Petting, Attention & Love’ and as a dog PAL you will be trained to help meet the emotional and social needs of the dogs in our shelter by providing one-on-one interactions. *Must be at least 18 years old*

Canine Socialization Dog%20Icon.JPG
As a Play Group volunteer, you will have the responsibility of assisting our Animal Care team with coordinating playtime with our dogs! Volunteers will run dogs from their kennels to the play yard, interact with them, and provide useful information on observed behaviors to the Animal Care team. Playgroups is one of the best evaluation tools we have to get to know our dogs and work towards making them more adoptable! *Must be at least 18 years old*

Foster Program Support People%20Icon.JPG
As a Foster Support Assistant, you will have the responsibility of assisting foster parents when they pick up or return foster animals, as well as ensure foster parents have the supplies they need. This volunteer will prepare supply kits as needed, as well as answer calls and emails pertaining to the foster program and enter data into the database, as needed.

Foster Surgery Support Cat%20Icon.JPG People%20Icon.JPG

As a Foster Surgery Volunteer, tasks include weighing kittens as they come in for surgery, checking red collars, helping with photos and memos; interacting with foster parents and foster care coordinators, placing kittens in our post op surgery room kennels. Physical requirements of this position are the ability to lift and bend and handling kittens.

Foster Technician Assistant Cat%20Icon.JPGMedical%20Icon.JPGPeople%20Icon.JPGDog%20Icon.JPG

As a Foster Technician Assistant Volunteer, you will have the responsibility of working alongside the Foster Techs and/or doctor as they facilitate medical examination of foster animals. This role supports staff by drawing up vaccines, preparing de-wormer, restraining animals, cleaning/sanitizing equipment and other tasks as they arise. Volunteers must go through the required training in order to safely and appropriately be a part of the team that handles foster dogs, puppies, kittens, and/or cats.

Marketing – Social Media People%20Icon.JPG
As a Digital Marketing Coordinator, you will have the responsibility of producing sharable, informative content to be posted on Peggy Adam's website and social media platforms. This role entails all aspects of content creation, including taking photos/videos, editing media, writing supplementary text, and posting across digital platforms.

Medical – Post Surgical Assistant Dog%20Icon.JPGCat%20Icon.JPGMedical%20Icon.JPG
Assists animals in the operating suite by working with the medical services team to monitor animals recovering from spay/neuter surgery and other medical procedures. Duties include monitoring anesthetized cats and dogs, sterilizing surgical instruments, preparing instrument packs, preparing syringes, cross-checking microchip information, feeding community cats, etc. *Must be at least 18 years old*

Medical/Intake - Dog%20Icon.JPGCat%20Icon.JPGMedical%20Icon.JPG

Assisting the medical team to assess the health of the animals entering the shelter. Help keep area clean and sanitized and transporting animals to the foster or adoption areas. These volunteers will help with additional medical tasks as needed.

Offsite Adoptions – Cat Care People%20Icon.JPGCat%20Icon.JPG
As an Offsite Pet Store Cat Care Volunteer, you will have the responsibility of maintaining the cat condo at the pet store by cleaning & disinfecting the habitat, feeding, checking on felines, and reporting any illnesses. *Must be at least 18 years old*

Offsite Adoptions – Dog Handler Dog%20Icon.JPGPeople%20Icon.JPG
As an Offsite Event Dog Handler, you will have the responsibility of assisting with dogs at offsite adoption events, throughout the year. This role is assigned a dog who will be your "companion" for the duration of the event, and it is your responsibility to provide general care for the dog. *Must be at least 18 years old*

Offsite Adoptions – Pet Store Transporter People%20Icon.JPGCat%20Icon.JPG
As an Offsite Pet Store Transporter Volunteer, you will have the responsibility of transporting animals from Peggy Adams to the pet stores for adoptions, and back to Peggy Adams when showing signs of illness, vaccinations are due, or due to length of stay. In addition, this volunteer will bring adoption paperwork back to the shelter. *Must be at least 18 years old, you need to have access to a car and have a valid driver's license*

 

Training Classes Support Dog%20Icon.JPGPeople%20Icon.JPG

As a Training Classes Support Volunteer, you will assist animal trainers, before, during and after classes. You will be helping setting up the equipment for the class, filling and disinfecting water bowls, assisting with the class, and breaking down the set up. After a few classes, most of the volunteers feel confident enough to help attendees with their practice time. 

 

Wellness Clinic Assistant People%20Icon.JPG
As a Wellness Clinic Assistant, you will have the responsibility of assisting staff with collecting information and payments from clinic clients. Volunteers will also assist staff with making confirmation phone calls, scanning/sorting documents, and other clerical work. Volunteers must provide exceptional phone etiquette and customer service by listening and providing the appropriate information to the clients to ensure a positive experience.


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