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Volunteer Teams

Check out our Teams below, then return to your email and click the link to choose your team preferences! If you found this page and haven't filled out a volunteer application yet, please do that first under the "Get Involved" tab!

Adoption App Team (Experienced volunteers only for now)

  • Run adoption applications.

  • Call references (personal and veterinarian)

  • Conduct home visits.


Event Volunteers Team

  • Assist event coordinators with organizing and running adoption and fundraising events

  • Work with the Fundraising/Donation Acquisition Team to obtain prize donations for events

  • Assist with recruiting fosters to bring dogs/cats to adoption events

  • Attend events and help with foster dogs/cats

  • Answer questions about the rescue for potential volunteers

  • Answer questions about the animals to potential adopters


Foster App Volunteers Team (Experienced volunteers only for now)

  • Run adoption applications.

  • Call references (personal and veterinarian)

  • Conduct home visits.


Fundraising/Donation Acquisition Team

  • Come up with list of potential businesses to request donations from

  • Reach out to businesses and/or individuals and request prize donations

  • Create and implement plans for monetary donation drives, monthly/annual donations, etc


House Volunteers Team

  • Help with keeping the Rescue House organized

  • Help with cleaning (floors, bathrooms, etc)

  • Assist with preparing for events, moving and organizing things, decorating, etc

  • Assist Donation Coordinator with putting donations away


Intake Team

  • Load crates on bus Friday evening for Saturday Transport

  • Put together adoption bags for incoming foster dogs

  • Scoop Dewormer meds into baggies according to sizes

  • Place ID tags on martingale collars

  • Put together adoption folders with handouts, adoption contracts, etc

  • Greet new fosters and assist with items they need for new fosters

  • Help clean off the bus and clean/organize crates after transport


Maintenance Team

  • Lawn care / Snow Removal

  • Clean / Organize Sheds

  • Maintain Grounds

  • Keep outdoor areas clean & organized

  • Take trash cans to curb on Tuesday evenings

  • Handyman tasks indoors – coordinate contractors when needed

Operations Team (General tasks)

  • Combination of remote and in-person tasks as needed

  • Projects to assist board members with operational tasks

  • Assist with organizing smaller projects such as blanket-making events

  • Filing, printing, copying, and general office tasks

  • Phone calls


Rescue House Cat Care Team

  • Partner with an experienced volunteer to feed, care for, and socialize rescue kitties staying at the rescue house.

  • AM and PM shifts daily, would work around current assigned shift volunteer’s schedule

  • May take on kitty care independently once established/trained.

  • Help transport rescue house kitties to/from vet appointments as needed


Transport Volunteers Team

  • Drive the PAP Bus for Saturday Intakes.

  • Load incoming dogs from other transports onto the bus and bring them back to the rescue house to their new fosters.

  • Drive shorter trips for Veterinarian appts.


Volunteer Committee Team

  • Call new volunteers to welcome them to the team!

  • Email new volunteers an info sheet and a link to a survey form.

  • Conduct Zoom calls bi-weekly to talk about volunteering for the rescue and answer questions.

  • Assist with organizing volunteer events and recruiting volunteers to attend.

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