Assist Pet Community Center’s Community Cat Program by humanely trapping cats, transporting cats to the clinic, and releasing them back to their neighborhoods.
Works closely with our Community Cat coordinator and manager, as well as members of the public and community cat caretakers.
* Mandatory training on trapping, transporting, safety protocols, and cat behavior*
- Following guidelines and safety protocols, set traps at assigned locations.
- Transport cats to Pet Communtiy Center for surgery.
- Once surgery and mandatory recovery period is complete, return cats to their territory.
- Help Pet Community Center identify and address any concerns about the cats from caretakers and/or neighbors, nearby businesses, etc.
- Effectively communicate the benefits of TNR to members of the community; be a cat advocate, but be a good listener, too!
Time Commitment and Location
- Locations vary; Pet Community Center is currently targeting the Antioch area (37013), however, there is demand in other areas as well.
- Traps can be set Saturday - Wednesday. Traps must be monitored (checked at least every two hours.) Cats are generally more active at dawn and at dusk, but you may trap any time of day that works for your schedule.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Must have reliable transportation and be willing to transport cats in your vehicle. Interior protection (tarps, puppy pads) will be provided.
- Must be able to comfortably bend and routinely lift up to 20 pounds.
- Must be comfortable interacting with members of the community.
- Must attend Pet Community Center’s TNR Workshop as well as Volunteer Orientation.
- Animal Care / Handling
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training