Responsibilities of crew members include exercising and socializing shelter dogs, cleaning kennels, washing dishes and feeding pups- just to name a few of the tasks that the crew helps with. To keep everyone safe, dogs must be walked on a leash. Bathing dogs and basic grooming is an essential task in some instances. Keeping track of the exercise time a dog receives is required- we like to make sure each one of our pups get the same attention and play time!
Feline crew members have the important task of holding, loving, brushing and playing with cats to keep them socialized and entertained during their stay with us. Crew members also help maintain a healthy and sanitary environment for our kitties. This job includes assisting in cleaning litter pans, disinfecting cat kennels and making sure the kitties have food and water available at all times.
Offsite Adoption Crew
Volunteers represent SpokAnimal at different offsite locations. Crew members are responsible for setting up and breaking down crates, x-pens and tables, along with answering questions about the adoptable animals, providing care to those animals and accurately completing adoption paperwork.
Adoption Follow-Up Calls Crew
Make calls to new pet parents following their adoption, and check on the animals transition into their forever home. This opportunity can be done from the comfort of your home, and on your time. This requires asking the new adopter just a few simple questions about how everyone is adjusting, and we provide a script with the questions.
Special Events Crew
Represent SpokAnimal at community events and fundraisers. The variety of tasks at each event includes, but is not limited to, planning, phone calls, mailings, set-up, teardown and evaluation. Assist with one event or several throughout the year.
Foster Care Crew
Our foster care crew cares for shelter animals in their own home. It could be kittens or puppies that are too small or too sick to be in the shelter and need love and care for a short period of time. Once they are old or well enough to be adopted they can come back to the shelter or their foster parents can take them to offsite adoption events. SpokAnimal provides everything you need, from food and bedding to medication- you provide the space and all the love that these little critters need! To get started, fill out the online volunteer application and indicate that you are interested in joining the Foster Care Crew! Additional paperwork for home visit required for our foster program.