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Adoption Counselor Training

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SPCA of SW Michigan

  • 3 people are interested

The SPCA of Southwest Michigan is looking for people to train as volunteer adoption counselors.

Adoption Counselors help the office staff in the office in 2-3 hour shifts. We have adoption counselors in the office (during COIVD):

Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 3:30pm

Training is a 45 minute session with the SPCA volunteer coordinator. You will get a shelter tour and an orientation how to do adoptions and greet the public. After being trained, adoption counselors sign-up for their shifts online.

Adoption Counselor Duties:

* Greet the Public
* Show the public to our dog kennel and cat city
* Introduce the public to dogs and cats
* Adopt out dogs and cats
* Show the public where to leave donations and offer them a donation receipt
* Put away donated supplies
* Answering phones
* Making follow-up adoption calls- then file the records
* Print and put together adoption folders
* Put together cat and dog adoption goodie bags
* Laminate and trim flyers, badges, etc...
* Fill envelopes
* Office projects
* General office work

More opportunities with SPCA of SW Michigan

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About SPCA of SW Michigan


6955 West KL Ave, Kalamzoo, MI 49009, US

Mission Statement

The SPCA of Southwest Michigan is a no-kill shelter, dedicated to working for the well-being of animals and creating an adoption-focused community in Southwest Michigan. Our goal is to end senseless animal euthanasia in SW Michigan, and provide all animals with a loving, caring home.


What we do:

Rescue and adoption of homeless animals.



We'll work with your schedule.


6955 West KL AveKalamazoo, MI 49009






  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We would appreciate a time commitment of 3 shifts per month. This would be a total of 9 hours a month.
  • * Comfortable around and managing dogs and cats, including large dogs and timid cats. * Able to follow directions¬† a step-by-step adoption guide * Friendly * Comfortable working with the public (social distanced)

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