Cat Rescue - Cat Caretakers in Falls Church, VA


(38.836132,-77.15496)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Chico's Pet Depot6349 Columbia PikeFalls Church, VA 22041

Chestnut in his kitty home

About

Volunteers are needed to help care for Fancy Cas Rescue cats residing at Chico's Pet Depot Adoption Center in Falls Church, VA.

  • What: Cleaning cages and monitoring cat health and behavior.Providing fresh food and water and toys and bedding as needed. And most importantly some much needed love, attention, and stimulation!
  • Where: Chico's Pet Depot in Falls Church, VA.
  • How: Cat care givers can work alone or in teams, which may be beneficial in some situations as time flies when you're having fun with the kitties! You can work alone or with another volunteer to take care of the kitties
  • When: Shifts take place in the mornings and evenings. Some volunteers choose to help more than once a week, on a weekly basis, every two weeks, once a month, or some other regular schedule. We are always in need of help.
  • Time Needed: Time involved depends on the number of cats and the amount of time you want to spend with them. We are grateful for any amount of time you can offer, as long as it is consistent. The Adoption Center takes 1-3 hours to care for 16 cats. (People often stop by to ask about our cats).

Ready to help? Here's how to get started. Please complete and submit the appropriate Volunteer application available here: http://www.fancycats.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=34&Itemid=19

After your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted by the Adoption Center Manager for your preferred location. There will be an orientation to familiarize you with the set-up where ever you are volunteering.

Skills

  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Welfare

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies
  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, or be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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