Dog Adoption Helper Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1401 Trout RoadState College, PA 16801


Training: Dog Care Core training required; Floor Volunteer training also required Available Shifts: Weekends: 11am - 4pm; Mon: 5-7pm; Tues: 11am - 2pm; Wed: 5-7pm

  • Greet visitors to the dog wing
  • Talk to potential adopters, helping individuals select an appropriate dog to meet
  • Assist potential adopters by taking dogs to a meet and greet room for introductions
  • Monitor interactions between potential adopters and dogs
  • Become familiar with dogs in residence
  • Know how to correctly access information and provide accurate information for all dogs
  • Spend time with dogs for socialization and walk dogs for exercise when the center is not busy
  • Help to maintain cleanliness of the center and dogs’ living areas as needed
  • Assist with tasks as needed (e.g. laundry, dishes, filling Kongs)


  • Animal Care / Handling

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 hours a year

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