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Cat/Small Animal Care Volunteer

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Lowell Humane Society

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Lowell Humane Society is looking for individuals who are passionate about bettering the lives of animals to assist with our morning animal care and cleaning. Cat & Small Animal Care Volunteers play an important role in ensuring that shelter animals are receiving daily enrichment, socialization, and care. They work to ensure the cleanliness of the animal habitats and adoption floor, monitoring behaviors of cats and smalls, as well as assisting potential adopters who are searching for their next cat or small.

Morning volunteers assist with:

  • Feeding cats & small animal
  • Cleaning cages & kennels
  • Monitoring medical and behavioral needs on the daily log
  • Preparing the animals to meet potential adopters
  • Preparing the public areas of the shelter for opening
Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age or older and able to practice safe animal handling. They must also be able to work independently and be receptive to feedback from staff and senior volunteers. This job requires bending and lifting, and volunteers are exposed to various cleaning agents. This position has high animal contact.

Time commitment: Volunteers must be willing and able to meet our minimum service requirement of one shift
per week, at least 2 hours long, for 6 months. Volunteers must attend an orientation session to get started, and additional duty-specific trainings as required.

Learn more about our volunteer program here: http://www.lowellhumanesociety.org/get-involved/volunteer/

1 Shift

  • morning / 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Weekdays 8-10am
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Lowell Humane Society

Location:

951 Broadway St, Lowell, MA 01854, US

Mission Statement

The Lowell Humane Society is one of the oldest humane organizations in the state of Massachusetts. The Lowell Humane Society works tirelessly to prevent cruelty, provide care for homeless and distressed animals and educate the public about responsible pet ownership.


The Society is a private not for profit organization and does not receive any city, state or federal funding. Operations are supported through the generous support of individuals, businesses and foundations

Description

The Lowell Humane Society is a non-profit animal shelter which cares for 2,500+ animals each year. The shelter relies soleley on the generous donations of its supporters and relies heavily on volunteers for day to day operations of the shelter.

Animals

WHEN

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

WHERE

951 Broadway St.Lowell, MA 01854

(42.64124,-71.33767)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 2 hours per week, every week

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