EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020:In the best interest of the health of our staff and the care of our animals, the ARF Adoption Center is CLOSED to all except for essential medical personnel and animal care staff until further notice and all volunteer activities are temporarily suspended.Thank you for understanding in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We love volunteers! Even one hour a week will help make a difference in the life of a homeless animal. Please stop by the Adoption Center to fill out a volunteer application. Volunteers must be 18 years old. Here are some of the volunteer opportunities available:
ARF is desperately seeking volunteers to walk dogs. Volunteers are needed every day to walk our resident dogs! Talk about rewarding work…If you have any time to spare to give to the animals, we promise you will get just as much out of it as they do.
NEEDED: DOG WALKERS AT 9 AM & 2:45 PM DAILY
to walk dogs housed in the incoming quarantine areas. You must attend a short orientation meeting before you can participate.
For more information on all volunteering opportunities email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631.537.0400 x207.
- Walk and socialize
- Basic obedience training
- Bring dogs to ARF special events
- Groom and bathe
Operation Cat – Be a caretaker for a feral cat colony
Socialize and bottle-feed young kittens in your home
Feed, groom and socialize cats and kittens at ARF
Assemble litter boxes
Pet therapy – Bring cats to nursing homes, day care centers, etc.
Bring cats to ARF special events
- Office work (phones, mailings, computer work, etc.)
- Community outreach and humane education
- Special events
MOBILE ADOPTION VAN
Participate in 1/2 day or all day off-site adoptathons
ARF THRIFT & TREASURE SHOP
- Store display and design
- Merchandise sorting and pricing
- Learn more
If you have professional expertise (such as photography, retail, advertising or fundraising) that could be useful to ARF, please let us know!