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Become a Foster Mentor

Last year, Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic saved over 1,800 cats and kittens through our foster program. We can only do this with the help of skilled and dedicated foster mentor volunteers! If you are passionate about helping animals and you want to develop your animal care and leadership skills, read the foster mentor job description below and then email to apply. Thank you for helping us to save lives!

Foster Mentor Volunteer

Reports to: Foster & Transfer Program Administrator

Purpose of Position: Provide support to foster families and act as liaison between foster parents and the Foster & Transfer Program Administrator.

Qualifications: One to two years’ experience as a foster parent for kittens with the Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic or similar organization OR a vet tech or veterinary work or school experience. Must be comfortable and able to vaccinate, medicate, and administer subcutaneous fluids to kittens. Demonstrated knowledge of FCCRSNC’s foster program and medical protocols. Willingness to travel to foster parents’ homes to give routine vaccinations and check on sick kittens.

Training Requirements: Foster training and shadowing of a current mentor depending on experience. Adoption counselor training is not required, but is a bonus

Time Commitment: About 1-5 hours a week. Timing varies depending on time of the year.

Benefits to Volunteer: See kittens find loving homes. Work with foster families and FCCRSNC staff. Increased opportunities for cat handling. Great resume booster. Opportunities to attend workshops on cat related topics as offered by FCCRSNC. Advanced volunteer opportunities with room for growth.

To apply to become a foster mentor volunteer, email