Volunteer Orientation Information

Please note  - The orientation sessions will target adults, 18 and older, who wish to volunteer for PAWS. Volunteer opportunities for those under the age of 18 are being developed and will be implemented at a later date.

Orientation Details:

Please bring a state issued photo ID and a $5.00 application fee to the orientation session. The ID will be copied for your file and the fee will cover the cost of a background check and processing of paperwork.

* Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the session as we plan to begin and end on time.  Participants who arrive after the start time will be asked to reschedule for an upcoming session.


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Orientation for any new or current volunteer:

Volunteer Fest - Saturday, August 23, 2014 (2 – 4 PM)

Link to signup: https://www.volunteersignup.org/8L7AT

Volunteer Fest - Saturday, August 24, 2014 (2 – 4 PM)

Link to signup: https://www.volunteersignup.org/78AEL

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Volunteer Orientations - Monthly Schedule* (starting September 2014)

1st Saturday of each month – 10:00 AM

3rd Wednesday of each month – 6:30 PM

* PLEASE check the PAWS calendar to make sure the regular monthly session is scheduled.  Sessions are cancelled if there is another PAWS event on the same day.

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PAWS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Week of August 24, 2014

Please note the description and volunteer color code required for each opportunity.

Click on the link to register for each task:

Landscape & Grounds

Volunteer Color Code – red, green, blue

outside tasks – mowing, watering, weeding, etc…

Facility Care

Volunteer Color Code – red, green, blue

inside tasks – sweep / mop floors, windows, laundry, dishes, etc…

Administrative Support

Volunteer Color Code – green & blue

inside tasks – clerical & organizational tasks, data entry & special projects

Cat Care & Socialization

Volunteer Color Code – green & blue

outside / inside tasks – assist with feeding, cat room cleaning, grooming and socializing with the feline population

Kennel Care & Canine Socialization

Volunteer Color Code – green & blue

outside / inside tasks – assist with the maintenance and cleaning of the kennel run areas and provides transport and socialization of the canine population

Target Audience – Adult Volunteers (18 or older)
Session Goals – to better understand the volunteer program and the variety of ways to help PAWS, become familiar with the “business” of PAWS, preview the facility and complete volunteer paperwork.
Orientation Length: ~ 90 minutes