Animal Shelter Helper helps all animals thrive! Apply at bit.ly/sasapply


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2061 15th Ave. WestSeattle, WA 98119


About

Apply at http://bit.ly/sasapply today! Powered by your pet license, volunteers, and charitable donations, Seattle Animal Shelter saved 3,715 animals from homelessness, neglect, and abuse in 2016. Additionally, our low-cost spay/neuter clinic performed 2,613 surgeries, preventing thousands of pets from becoming homeless in the future. While the Shelter Helper role does not involve direct animal contact, Shelter Helpers play a critical role in ensuring SAS cats, dogs, and critters in our care thrive!

Role description:

This role supports all animals in the shelter by ensuring their kennels and cages are refilled with fresh bedding and toys every day. Duties include laundry and dish-washing (using industrial equipment) and preparing enrichment activities for SAS pets (fill kongs, food puzzles, etc).

Task examples include: laundry/kitchen support, preparing enrichment activities and supplies, tidying up the lobby and volunteer sign-in area. This role does not involve direct pet contact. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, lift.

SAS volunteer orientation and equipment training required (washer/dryer).

Time commitment: One two-hour volunteer shift per week.

Apply to become a Shelter Helper volunteer today! Complete our online application at http://bit.ly/sasapply and make sure to select "Shelter Helper" as your program preference.

Thank you for your interest!

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hrs/week; daily shifts available 8:30am-6:30pm
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time, bend, lift.

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