Volunteers Needed

Cause Areas


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


ALIVE Rescue is green no-kill animal rescue in Chicago and we are looking for volunteers in several areas. Visit our website at www.aliverescue.org to learn more about ALIVE. Please see below a list and description of the areas we need the most help with.

Little Barn Volunteers
Sign up for time to come walk dogs, play with cats, teach some basic obedience skills, and help with housekeeping at ALIVE’s adoption center, the Little Barn.

Adoption Events
Handle and/or transport an ALIVE Rescue dog to showcase him/her at an adoption event around the city.


Help maintain and improve ALIVE’s website. This role would be responsible for obtaining and updating content on a regular basis, as well as troubleshooting any issues. In particular, we are looking for people with a technical/developer background.

Fundraising Committee
Duties include event planning, once a month meetings, phone solicitations and coordination with vendors and donors, transportation of goods, event set up, assembling goodie bags, flyer distribution, silent auction solicitation and much more.

Photography & Videography
Take photos/videos of adoptable animals for our database and capture activities at our fundraisers and events.

Graphic Design
Help us design our marketing materials, ranging anywhere from brochures to signage to apparel.


  • Graphic Design
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Graphic Design / Print

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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