Written by Dana Web
The Pet Post Community would like to thank you in advance or taking the time to inquire about volunteer opportunities. We do hope that we may provide you with information that is useful to locate an organization to make a contribution your time.
- The Pet Post is in need for individuals who like to write. We are actively seeking for web content pertaining to the areas of pet health, training, education, and local information.
- Content must be original and resources (including photographs) must be clearly cited. Web content selected for publishing is subject to editing. Person responsible for writing web content will receive acknowledgment for the published material.
The Pet Post Community, Long Beach, CA: Volunteer Opportunity:
Animal Shelters (Nationwide):
Animal shelters around the nation are forever seeking individuals to donate their time. Volunteer opportunities and position may vary and many may have to follow basic criterions for volunteer selection.
- Some animal shelters may declare to have a minimum age restriction of 18 years. For the individual(s) under 18 years of age be inspired and ask if there are opportunities to:
- Clean cages/kennels, racking leaves in back area, or even cleaning an office
- Make phone calls or file some papers
- Decorate a lobby, office, or waiting room
To learn more about volunteer opportunities contact your local animal shelter.
Animal Rescue Groups (Nationwide)
Animal rescue groups within you community are forever seeking individuals to donate their time. Opportunities may include but, not limited to:
- Dog walking
- Bathing or brushing
- Cage/kennel cleaning
- Cleaning yards
- Assisting with the set-up/breakdown of equipment at animal adoption fairs/events
- Foster parenting (with the approval of a guardian). Many animal rescue groups need volunteers to foster animals until they are adopted. Research "animal foster" to learn more.
Local Dog Parks
- Some of the neighborhood dog parks need volunteers to monitor dog activity, clean dog area, or keep water dishes full of water. Contact your local city commerce to learn about dog parks in your area.