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ORGANIZATION: Kalamazoo Animal Rescue

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Position Overview: As a Cat Care Volunteer, you will play an essential role in the daily lives of our office cats. This position is perfect for those who want to make a direct impact on the well-being of cats awaiting adoption. Your responsibilities will include socialization, feeding, cleaning, and overall care for our feline friends.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete a volunteer application on our website kalamazooanimalrescue.org
  • Provide fresh food and water to the cats daily.
  • Engage in socialization and playtime to ensure the cats are happy, stimulated, and ready for adoption.
  • Clean cages and litter boxes to maintain a hygienic and comfortable environment for the cats.
  • Monitor the cats for any signs of illness or distress and report concerns to the office staff.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and organized cat care area.
  • Adhere to medication schedule and administer medications as needed.


  • A genuine love for cats and an interest in their welfare.
  • Ability to follow instructions and adhere to our care and safety guidelines.
  • Comfortable handling cats of various temperaments and sizes.
  • Availability for a regular volunteer shift, with a commitment to reliability.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • No previous experience is required, but a passion for animal care is essential.
  • Good observational skills to notice any changes in a cat's health or behavior.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills for coordinating with staff and other volunteers.
  • Optional: skills in administering medications to cats

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to make a significant, positive impact on the lives of cats.
  • A chance to learn more about cat behavior, health, and welfare.
  • Being part of a supportive community of fellow cat lovers and animal welfare advocates.
  • Training and support in all aspects of cat care.

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About Kalamazoo Animal Rescue


4669 Executive Drive, Portage, MI 49002, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1991, we've been devoted to providing refuge and care to homeless, stray, and unwanted cats and dogs in Kalamazoo County and the surrounding areas. Our non-profit organization offers shelter, medical care, and a nurturing environment to these animals with one ultimate goal: finding them permanent, loving homes. We will be here until every '1’ has a home.


KAR is located in Portage, MI and has animals in foster homes and cats at the main office location. We pride ourselves in finding quality homes for our animals and helping the community with our low cost Wellness Clinics and pet owner education.




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4669 Executive DrivePortage, MI 49002



  • Animal Care / Handling


  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week

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