Volunteers Needed to Staff Cats Cradle Rescue Thrift Store in Ventura


Cause Areas


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


1954 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001mailing address P.O. Box 5774, Oxnard, CA 93031Ventura, CA 93001
Foster kittens ready for new homes
You could foster kittens like these or even bottle baby orphan kittens. We also have adult cats in need of fostering or long term care.


Looking for adult volunteers, especially seniors, who have spare time and could commit to volunteer 2- 3 hours at a time on a regular basis to help staff the Thrift Store during the hours the store is open. Youth (14-18) are welcome to apply too! The Thrift Store is open Wednesdays through Sundays 11-5 (hours may vary by season). You can contact us via our website at www.CatsCradleRescue.org or just stop by when we are open!

Help sort and price clothing and items offered for sale in the Thrift Store and keep the sales areas of our store organized and clean. Greet customers as they arrive, explain that our store is all-volunteer staffed and our proceeds go to help local cats and kittens, help customers find items, and ensure they have a pleasant shopping experience.

Optional: Help staff Adoption Center at same location (open weekends only)

If physically able - Help with loading and unloading donated citems and setting up instore displays. We would LOVE to have some people who are knowlegeable about electronics, sewing machines, tools, organization, making minor repairs (handyman), etc.

If you have a skill or special knowlege you think would help us, please let us know! For example: Grant writing and fundraising, veterinary experience, store management experience, bookkeeping experience, organizational skills, etc.


  • Customer Service
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Veterinary
  • Electronics

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours or more per week
  • People skills: ability to interface in positive ways with customers and our wonderful volunteers

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