Adopt Don't Shop: Off-Site Adoption Ambassador


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


2405 W. BirchfieldYakima, WA 98901

Helping out at monthly PetSmart Adoption Events


Provide excellent off-site animal care and match great adopters with adoptable dogs/cats while positively representing the Yakima Humane Society (YHS).

The Offsite Adoption Ambassador represents the Yakima Humane Society at canine / feline adoption events. This volunteer is responsible for preparing supplies and animals, interacting with the public and animal care during the event.

Essential Responsibilities :

1) Assist in the preparation and transport of adoptable animals and appropriate supplies in YHS- provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle.

2) Supervise and provide care for animals to, from and throughout the adoption event.

3) Excellent Customer Service: Interact with potential adopters, assist in screening potential adopters, and represent YHS and its mission positively.


  • Customer Service
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Animal Care / Handling

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 3 events a year; Dates vary
  • Skills listed are not required but desired, Responsible for own transportation

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