The Roanoke Valley SPCA is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to improve the quality of life for animals and the people they touch in the Roanoke Valley.
We have various volunteering opportunities which include:
Adoption Counselor: Assist the public choose a new pet.
Special Events: Events are off site fund-raisers held through out the year. Duties vary according to the event, but may include transporting animals and education materials, answering questions and distributing information, and caring for the animals while away from the shelter.
Animal Care Assistant: This may include unfolding newspapers, doing laundry, assisting kennel staff with cleaning or bathing dogs or puppy. Some of these duties may not seem glamorous, but they are all necessary to ensure the smooth aperation of the shelter.
Dog walkers, trainers, playtime assistants: Provide exercise and play for the shelter dogs.
Office Assistant: Photocopying, filing and mailings.
Transport Drivers: Drive the Roanoke Valley SPCA van to pick up pets from shelters who need assistance moving animals out of their shelter.
Clinic Volunteer: Assist the clinic with a variety of tasks.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 4 hours monthly