To apply to be a volunteer, please fill out this application and a member of the Animal Services Unit in the Fremont Police Department will respond to you.
All volunteers must be over the age of 18 and able to commit to a two hour shift weekly for six months. Volunteers are taken on an as-needed basis and recruitment is continuous. Preference will be given to people with experience or those with an area of interest that meets an immediate need.
What do Volunteers Do?
Help socialize and care for animals in the shelter
Help staff with office tasks such as preparing the shelter for opening each day, answering phone calls, photography and assisting with clerical work.
Be willing to become comfortable around animals and familiar with basic animal behavior.
Be comfortable interacting with the public.
Must be able to follow rules, policies, and procedures of the Tri-City Animal Shelter.
Be able to commit at least two hours a week for a minimum of six months.
Able to volunteer on weekdays and/or Saturdays between the hours of 9 and 4:30pm
Be able to pass a background check which includes records check and fingerprinting.