Volunteering Program

Welcome Volunteers!!

The staff here at the Snake River Animal Shelter welcome all the volunteers we can get.

Our limited staff needs as much help as we can get, and we REALLY appreciate it!  The following will give you a good idea of what kind of volunteering work we will need over the next couple months.

Cat Crew – Typically between 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM/3:00 PM on Saturdays:

Shift in the Cat Flats for cleaning, customer service, animal care, etc.

Dog Crew – Typically between 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM/3:00 PM on Saturdays:

Shift in the Dog Rooms for cleaning, customer service, animal care, etc.

Walking Dogs – Typically between 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM/3:00 PM on Saturdays:

Walk dogs outside the facility for exercise *SRAS Dogs cannot be walked in the Dog Park*

Grooming – Typically between 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM/3:00 PM on Saturdays:

Bathing, Brushing, etc.

Interacting with non-socialized Cats – Typically between 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM/3:00 PM on Saturdays

Interacting with non-socialized Dogs – Typically between 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM/3:00 PM on Saturdays

Dog Training (Experience Required) – Typically between 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM/3:00 PM on Saturdays

Adoption Events –  Typically Evenings, and/or Friday through Sunday:

Working with our Outreach team at offsite adoption events

Special Events –  Typically Evenings, and/or Friday through Sunday:

Working at a variety of fundraising and special events

All of our shift times are flexible! We will accept any help we can get, for however long we can get it.

Volunteer Requirements:

* Be willing and able to work a minimum of six (6) hours per month for at least six (6) months. If you are not willing or able to make this commitment, please do not fill out this application.

* Attend Orientation and complete any additional training as required.

* Possess strong customer service skills and be able to work directly with the public, staff, and other volunteers.

* Individuals under the age of sixteen (16) can volunteer if a parent or guardian is volunteering along with them.

* The Volunteer Application must be signed by a parent or legal guardian if you are under the age of eighteen (18).

Volunteer forms:

SRAS Volunteer Application and Waiver

Please print out and bring the application to Snake River Animal Shelter or email your application to: coordinator@snakeriveranimalshelter.org (subject heading= Volunteer)

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