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Instructors needed - no experience necessary

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ORGANIZATION: The Meow Mission

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

We're looking for a few individuals who are comfortable interacting with people and providing instruction on trapping colony cats. No experience is necessary, we'll train you.

Each Sunday, we assist caretakers (the people who feed outside cats) in trapping their colony (a group of cats that share a feeding source). We bring them traps and instruct them how to trap. Traps need to go out a week prior to the trapping; it doesn't matter the day or the time, just that it's at least 7 days prior to the trapping.

This opportunity is very flexible - you'll choose what day(s)/ times work for you.

We have a van available for transporting the traps. Must be able to lift and carry an 11 LB trap.

You can sign up for as little as a day a month or a day a week. Training will take a few weeks so it's best you're available at least twice a month the first two months.

The only requirement is being comfortable communicating with all different walks of life and, of course, a love of cats! This is an opportunity to make significant impact on bettering the lives of thousands of community cats.

Help us help cats.

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About The Meow Mission


2915 E Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend, IN 46615, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to: 1) humanely and proactively reduce the free-roaming cat population of northwestern Indiana/southwestern Michigan 2) eliminate the barriers free-roaming cat caretakers encounter with spaying and neutering colony cats 3) educate the community on the merits and methods of trap/neuter/return practices


Michiana faces a problem most communities face - an overpopulation of free-roaming cats. A significant amount of these cats are tame, discarded pets. Feeling compassion, many families (referred to as "colony caretakers") feed these community cats. Unfortunately, a great deal of the cats are found in low-income neighborhoods. Without our intervention, these cats will continue to breed, overwhelming our city’s residents and animal control in a never-ending cycle. With your help, we are able to reach out to these kind-hearted citizens and offer them the financial support needed to spay and neuter our community’s discarded and free-roaming cats.


Education & Literacy
Animals, Community, Education & Literacy


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Multiple locations South Bend, IN 46615



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • 2-3 hours per shift. You can choose as few as one shift a month or as many as 4 shifts a month.
  • Must be patient and love cats!

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