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Help Missoula's animals gain needed care through local non-profit

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Friends of the Shelter works to both support Missoula Animal Control and also Missoula's pets through financial ad and fundraising opportunities.

We are in need of volunteers to help execute fundraising events and create promotional materials to educate local residents on how to care for their animals.

This opportunity primarily revolves around the marketing side of our non-profit. Work with the marketing director to:

  • scout for fundraising opportunities
  • create marketing materials around specific promotions & educational materials
  • seek out other volunteers to help with photography or videography of local pets that have been saved by FOS
  • brainstorm for fundraising campaigns with creative freedom
  • opportunity to join the board of directors
  • be largely autonomous with your scheduling (due date expectations are the exception)

As a volunteer you will be:
  • directly helping to connect fundraising funds with pets in need of medical care
  • educating Missoula's residents on resources to help them support their pets
  • creating campaigns to help pets get adopted into forever homes
  • helping to educate people on the importance of our local shelter
Experience in any of the following fields is a BIG plus:
  • veterinary care
  • previous non-profit experience
  • animal advocacy groups
  • animal shelter experience
  • animal care services
  • marketing
  • grant writing
  • photography
  • videography
  • social media

More opportunities with FRIENDS OF THE SHELTER

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.



PO BOX 1693, MISSOULA, MT 59806, US

Mission Statement

Friends of the Shelter ensures the humane treatment of animals in the Missoula area by providing financial and technical support to Missoula Animal Control (MAC) and members of our community in need.


We achieve our mission by assisting with spay/neuter costs, unexpected pet medical emergencies, associated adoption costs, and medical treatments not covered by MAC for shelter pets. Each request for help is handled on a case-by-case basis.



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Veterinary
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach




  • Must be at least 18
  • Not specified

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