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Receiving Assistant

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Assist customers in bringing in animals for intake and keeping kennels in receiving clean.

Key Responsibilities

  • Keep receiving stocked with clean laundry
  • Assist in kenneling dogs or transferring cats
  • Practice safe and hygienic animal handling
  • Help vet tech take weights and restrain animals for vaccinations
  • Keep kennels clean and sanitary
  • Help officer assigned to receiving keep track of empty kennels for new animals


  • Be 13 years of age or older.

Training Provided

  • Volunteer orientation
  • Slideshow “Dog and Cat Training”
  • Hands-on training with staff member

Time Commitment

 Volunteer commits to a minimum of eight hours per month.