Want to do even more to simply help shelter dogs and cats? Get in on the League for Animal cover of Huntington as a volunteer. You’ll be happy you did!
Grateful Paw Cat Shelter runs 100% regarding attempts and commitment of your volunteers. It will take hundreds of hours per week to keep our cats and kittens happy and healthy. Your assistance is critical.
Cat volunteers fall under here categories:
Caretakers cleanse the housing and feed the cats. Cleaning and feeding is performed twice a day, every day, 365 times a year. Cleaners work in groups and each team decides the way they like to divide within the different tasks. We pride ourselves regarding the hygiene of your shelter and know that a clear housing not merely encourages visitors to come and follow from united states and helps retain the physical and mental health of our cats.
Office workers/adoption counselors performing 4.5 hour shifts, office workers answer phones, complete paperwork and most importantly, introduce people to their brand new companion. Hours tend to be Tuesday-Friday 12:30p-4:30p and Saturday/Sunday 12p 4p. Office workers are required in the future in 30 min prior to the shelter starting to get ready for visitors. Weekday office workers work equivalent day every week. Weekend workers in offices work a number of week-end days monthly. Kindly e mail us to understand which days we are presently looking for extra assistance.
Foster mothers During kitten season (spring/summer/fall), we have a need for people to just take in their homes kittens under 3 months old. Foster parents raise the kittens, feeding, socializing and planning all of them for a lifetime as family relations. LAP provides food, products and health care bills. Foster parents must agree to deliver their particular kittens on housing on veterinarian evenings at proper intervals for health check-ups, shots and lastly spay/neuter.
We're additionally in need of experienced foster moms and dads to deal with container babies also nursing momma kitties and their particular kittens. Bottle children are the ones kittens under seven weeks of age who aren't yet eating independently and should be hand-fed.
Socializers are available in during hours Grateful Paw is available. Socializers dog, brush and clip fingernails on our cats. It works with the shy cats to bring completely their utmost part.
Puppy volunteers go in to the Town of Huntington dog shelter and go, fool around with and socialize the dogs surviving in the shelter. Its a wonderful method to not merely get exercise on your own additionally supply a dog with psychological and physical stimulation so imperative to all of them.
Dog volunteers are allowed in to the refuge during open hours (Monday-Friday 8am - 6pm and Saturday/Sunday 9am-4pm).
Volunteers are not allowed into the shelter building outside these hours or on vacations when the shelter is shut toward general public.
Other Volunteer Options
If working hands on with all the creatures cannot fit your schedule, we likewise require individuals assistance with fundraising activities. There are lots of methods help. Simply contact us for more info.
Education is provided for all volunteer roles.
All volunteers working right using the animals should be 18 years old or older and start to become happy to signal a waiver.
For a few opportunities, physical capability could be needed including, but not limited by, lifting, bending, reaching up, etc.
Some opportunities may necessitate particular time/date demands while various other roles might more versatile.
Print it, fill it in and send it to LAP, PO Box 390, Huntington, NY 11743, Attn: Volunteer Applications.
a representative will contact you upon bill to go over the options.