Make a difference in a rescue dogs life at ARF


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.




Animal Rescue of Fresno is seeking dedicated volunteers who want to make a difference in a dog’s live while they wait for their forever homes. We are a 501 3(c) non-profit no kill dog rescue with an adoption center that houses the dogs on site. We need volunteers to help us with kennel cleaning socializing the dogs, learning adoptions, night shift, morning shifts, gardening, plumbing, fencing, foster homes etc. We are growing fast and want to save more dogs, which requires dedicated volunteers like you. If you are interested in joining our team, please send an email to volunteer@arf-fresno.comand Mindi will get you scheduled for an orientation right away. We would love to you attend our orientation but you must be 16 or older. If you are not and you are 15- 12 you will need to have a parent or legal guardian be with you at all times while you volunteer at ARF at all times. Our hours are limited as we are all volunteer right now but we can use help in every area.

Please consider joining our team. If you are interestd in helping by fostering a dog please let me know.

We are looking for various people experienced in the following areas;

1) Grant Writers

2) Night Crew members - somebody who is looking to help us put dogs to bed

3) general office help

4) handy person who can fix things that break, door knobs, locks, weeding, fence repairs,

5) those interested in help with adoptions onsite and off site

6) Gardening - watering trees, weeding in the yards, pruning trees, bushes etc

7) regular cleaning of the sleeping the quarters of the dogs, once a week the kennels areas need deep cleanings - you would be working in the yards with the dogs


  • General Education
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Gardening
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 -15 need an adult at all times

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