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Pet Photographers – Have a digital camera? Like to take photos of animals? Then join the photo team and commit to at least one day a week to take digital pictures of pets. A picture is worth a thousand words and this case those words are "Adopt me!"
Match Makers – The Match Makers will greet customers and answer questions regarding the adoption process. They will also take animals out of the kennels and cages to visit with potential adopters, answer questions about the animals, and try to find the best pet match.
Cat Cuddlers – Cat Cuddlers are responsible for nurturing, socializing and giving attention and affection to cats and kittens during their stay at the Animal Center, making them more comfortable on the adoption floor.
Fido Fitness – Fido Fitness provide the dogs with their daily exercise. The Center has a yard that the walkers can use, or you can walk around the block. Tired dogs are content dogs; content, calm dogs are more adoptable.
Dog Cuddlers – Dog Cuddlers provide socialization and affection to animals too young to walk, or dogs and puppies that are shy or fearful. Dogs and puppies that are confident and happy to be with people are more adoptable.
Off-site Event Assistants – These volunteers travel to off-site events to raise awareness about the shelter by handing out literature, answering questions about the shelter, helping with setup and takedown, transporting animals from the shelter to site, and handling animals at the site.
Marketing – Enjoy the challenges of marketing? Our Animal Center is always looking for ways to promote our shelter so that more people come out and adopt. This team also works to promote spaying and neutering animals, and help raise funds.
Clean Team – Do you like doing laundry? Love to organize or tidy? Training needed to use our commercial dishwasher and washers/dryers.
There are many other ways that you can help the animals at our Center. Please contact the Center at 919-250-3180 if you have any questions.