Weekday Canine Care Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


2700 Ninth StreetBerkeley, CA 94710
Berkeley Humane


Canine Care Volunteers partner with staff to ensure the complete care of Berkeley Humane dogs for 2 hour shifts, seven days a week. Canine Care volunteers participate in the toal care of the dogs, including:

  • Cleaning and disinfecting kennels
  • Walking adult dogs
  • Socializing puppies and adult dogs
  • Preparing and distributing meals
  • Collecting bowls after mealtime and cleaning them
  • Noting behavioral or medical changes
  • Help improve behavior using positive reinforcement methods.

Each shift is 2 hours long. Volunteers are asked to commit to a weekly shift.

We are particularly in need of help for the following shifts:

Orientation and training is required. All volunteers are required to commit to a minimum of 8 hours per month for 6 months.

Interested? Read more about our volunteer program and sign-up here: https://berkeleyhumane.org/Volunteer


  • Multi-Tasking
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week
  • Able to bend and stoop to clean kennels and work with dogs

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