Critter Cuddlers care for and socialize small animals including rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, hamsters, and ferrets!
Participate in specifically outlined care duties including critter socialization, cage cleaning cleaning, feeding, as well as dishes and laundry.
Help facilitate quick placement of critters into forever homes by sharing critter-specific knowledge through volunteer comment sheets.
Help to direct visitors to the Adoption Center for adoption inquiries
Age: 16 years or older to volunteer alone, or with parent or guardian if 8-15 years.
Schedule: Position is shift based with one 2-hour shift worked per week.
Youth volunteers between the ages of 8 and 17 years old have restricted hours at the main shelter due to our employment of Oregon correctional crew non-violent work release inmates. Shifts are 2-hours and would occur between the hours of:
- 3:00pm and 7:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 3:00pm and 5:00pm Wednesday - noon and 5:00pm Saturday or Sunday
Adult volunteers at least 18 years old can volunteer on 2-hour shifts from:
- 8:00am - 5:00pm Saturday, Sunday or Wednesday - 8:00am - 7:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday
Commitment: Minimum of six months
Skills: Basic handling of small animals. Training will be provided.