Students ages 14-17 have the opportunity to learn about our animals and the shelter outside of the classroom, and it hopefully makes a lasting difference in the lives of both the students and the animals. Use this experience for volunteer hours, toward scholarship programs, etc. that may be available to you.
Spend a few hours out of the office for a fulfilling experience at our shelter. We will share with you our mission statement and duties description before volunteering your first time.
Some of our animals feel more comfortable in a home environment. WAG will pay for the vet bills and supply our foster volunteers with food for the animal. We ask that you provide the necessary care and attention to our dogs(s). If interested, please ask us about the process for becoming a foster volunteer.
We only ask that you commit to one consistent shift per week, either am or pm. However, you are welcomed to volunteer more!
We do ask that volunteers all participate in cleaning duties as well as walking and playing with our dogs. We all love to give them extra love and attention and playtime, but the cleaning has to get done too!
There are always other people working with you on your shift. If you do not feel comfortable with a particular dog, or are having a problem with one; do not hesitate to ask for assistance. That is what your team is for.