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Animal Aid Society

  • 5 people are interested
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Volunteers needed for our PM shift (3:30 - 5:30'ish PM) at the shelter. Volunteers needed for all shifts (we are open 7 days a week). Duties will consist of the following:

- Assisting current PM shift volunteers with meal / medication prep for our shelter dogs.

- Give our shelter dogs some much needed time, love & attention & some time outside of their kennels. These activities can include a short walk, a good snuggle, a game of tug or one of our many enrichment activities that can be provided by our dog training & enrichment team!

If interested please submit an application via our website at: https://www.animalaidsociety.org/volunteer/

Once you have submitted your application online, a volunteer coordinator will give you a call to schedule your safety orientation.

Please note you must be at least 18 years of age.

1 Shift

  • 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM
    Shifts available 7 days a week from 3:30 - 5:30'ish PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Animal Aid Society

Location:

80 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666, US

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Society shall be to provide to/and or for animals, other than man, shelter, medical aid, care and protection, to act as a placement agency for animals in good health, and to provide education for the humane care and treatment of animals, and to attempt to prevent cruelty to animals. We are a nonprofit organization that receives no funding from state or federal agencies. All of the funds required to maintain the shelter and care for the dogs come from donations and special fund-raising events. Donations to the shelter are tax deductible. Our dogs are not euthanized for space. This means that new dogs can only be accepted by the shelter when we have an available kennel.

Description

About Animal Aid Society

Animal Aid Society (AAS) is a non-profit, no-kill dog shelter located in Hampton, Virginia. Since its founding in 1971, AAS has helped countless stray, abandoned, and abused dogs find their happily ever after in Coastal Virginia.

Open to the public 365 days a year, AAS utilizes campus-style kennels that give each of each dog their own temperature controlled housing with access to an outdoor area 24 hours a day.

Noticing A Need

Nearly 50 years ago, Sue Henninger, an animal advocate and military wife, noticed a sad trend in her Coastal Virginia military community. When military families were given new orders and had to relocate, they often couldn’t bring their furry family members with them. The only option at the time was to surrender their pets to a kill shelter.

Sue knew she couldn’t stand idly by and watch this happen. To avoid these animals being surrendered to a kill shelter, Sue offered to take in and care for these animals until they could be rehomed with loving families. That’s when Animal Aid Society was founded.

In its nearly 50 years of operation, with the generous support of their community and the tireless efforts of volunteers, AAS has transformed from a home-based, one-woman effort to a 41 kennel facility located on 7 acres of land with over 100 volunteers.

Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

80 Butler Farm Rd.Hampton, VA 23666

(37.06489,-76.39376)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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