The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
jelly's Place is a new nonprofit animal rescue and shelter located in San Pablo. e need volunteers every day to help keep the shelter clean, organized, and the animals happy and well-cared for. We need help with cleaning, organizing, fixing kennels, maintaining the yard clear of weeds, rebuilding dog areas (if appropriate help is available), washing bowls, cleaning cat litter boxes, doing laundry, and creating an improved space for cats. Builders, contractors, electricians, and general helpers 12 and over are welcome! Non-construction related help is needed with socializing shy dogs and cats, brushing them, and walking/ playing with dogs and cats, walking dogs, interacting with the public and showing them adoptable animals, etc. Animal trainers are needed to help shy and under-socialized dogs and cats come out of their shells, and groomers to help them look their best for adoption. Groomers are needed to keep our fur babies neat and presentable. Office help with sorting, organizing, and filing is also needed.
Help is needed from 9am to 6pm any day, and you can volunteer for just a few hours, any day after your initial orientation. Groups are welcome! Children with parents are welcome too.
Orientation is on the first and third Saturday of the month at 10am.
Animal Care / Handling
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 12
Orientation or Training
3 hours minimum please
Minors under 18 require parental signature on volunteer agreement.