8am or 5pm Weekday Canine Care Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


2700 Ninth StreetBerkeley, CA 94710


Canine Care Volunteers partner with staff to ensure the complete care of Berkeley Humane dogs at 8am and 5pm, seven days a week. Responsibilities include:

  • Taking dogs for first or last walk of the day
  • Cleaning and disinfecting kennels
  • 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:

Mondays, 5 - 7pm

Tuesdays, 8 - 10am

Wednesdays, 8 - 10am

Thursdays, 8 - 10am

Fridays, 5 - 7pm

Saturdays, 5 - 7pm

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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