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There are many ways to become involved with helping animals here in Humboldt County! Besides donating and adopting, we offer a variety of volunteer opportunities, which are outlined below. If you have any questions or would like more information, please get in touch.

Spay/Neuter Program Volunteers
  • Spay/Neuter schedulers respond to telephone inquiries, provide information about the program and schedule spay and neuter appointments.
  • Transportation volunteers transport animals to and from appointments when their caregivers are unable to do so.
Feral Cat Program Volunteers
  • Trappers humanely trap feral cats and transport to and from veterinary appointments.
  • Trap depot managers facilitate the loaning out of traps and carriers.
  • Feral colony managers provide food, water and shelter for feral cats.
Foster/Adoption Program Volunteers
  • Foster care volunteers provide foster care for kittens until they can be placed into the adoption program.
  • Foster program advertisers photograph adoptable animals, create fliers, and advertise on Facebook, Craigslist, etc.
  • Adoption counselors screen potential adopters and complete adoption paperwork.
Fundraising Volunteers
  • Grantwriters research grant source, write grants, track grant expenditures, and complete reporting paperwork.
  • Event co-ordinators/workers plan and conduct fundraising events, including but not limited to:
    • Bake Sales
    • Garage Sales
    • Chocolate Sales
    • Dog Washes
    • Spayghetti and No-Balls Dinner
  • Donation jar monitors place and service donation jars in local businesses.
Bookkeeping & Paperwork Volunteers
  • An office maven is needed to work with the executive director to improve current policies and procedures, such as client/surgery tracking, adoption tracking, and income/expense tracking.
Outreach & Education Volunteers
  • Outreach workers make presentations to schools, clubs, and civic groups about responsible pet ownership and the importance of spaying and neutering.
If you think you would be a good match for one or more of these positions, or if you have another idea of how you'd like to help, please let us know.