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Hand in paw for a beautiful life - Become a volunteer with AARF

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Animal Adoption & Rescue Foundation

  • 47 people are interested

  • Spend time with adoptable cats - fun for you and beneficial for them

  • Help homeless dogs and cats find their forever homes and families

  • Meet other people who share your passion for animals

  • Make a difference

We offer training, flexibility, and a wide variety of opportunities to match your interests and skills

We need volunteers who can help within these areas:

  • AARF house helpers/cleaners

  • Help with website management (updating calendar, event page updates)

  • Someone to design event flyers (formal training not necessary but should have design experience)

  • Cat and dog fostering

  • Cat adoption counselors

  • Helpers at AARF during vet checks (early evenings)

  • Assist with Saturday cat adoption fairs both at the AARF house and off-site locations

More opportunities with Animal Adoption & Rescue Foundation

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Animal Adoption & Rescue Foundation


311 Harvey St., Winston-Salem, NC 27103, US

Mission Statement

To assist people and animals in the community through adoption services, rescue operations and a low-cost spay/neuter program.


An all volunteer, not-for-profit organization seeking to make a difference in the lives of animals. AARF is governed by a volunteer board of directors and supported by dozens of volunteers who work endlessly to implement the mission of the Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation. AARF was organized in 1995 as a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization to enhance the living conditions of animals in Forsyth and surrounding counties.



We'll work with your schedule.


311 Harvey St.Winston-Salem, NC 27103



  • Veterinary
  • Animal Care / Handling




  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • It depends on which area you want to volunteer, but probably 3 hours per week.

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