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Volunteer Opportunities

Shelter Cat Care Volunteer

Shelter Cat Care Volunteers care for adoptable cats at our shelter and at our adoption partner, PetSmart Fort Collins. They feed and water cats, clean cages, dishes, and litter boxes, and they provide playtime, grooming, and socialization for the cats. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old to help with shelter cat care. Click to learn more.

Cat Candy Striper

Cat Candy Striper volunteers help our sick cats get healthy faster by providing enrichment for the cats in the isolation ward. Enrichment is provided through petting, grooming, and playtime. Cat Candy Stripers also assist with disease-control protocol. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Click to learn more.

Medical Technician

Medical Technician volunteers assist with all aspects of shelter cat medical care, including intake examinations, vaccinations, microchipping, labwork and medical treatments. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Click to learn more.

Spay/Neuter Clinic Volunteer

Spay/Neuter Clinic Volunteers may work as a technician assistant or reception assistant. Responsibilities include animal handling, aiding patient recovery, preparing medications and surgical packs, and checking in clinic clients on surgery or vaccination clinic days. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old to help at the clinic. Click to learn more.

Foster Volunteer

Foster Volunteers provide temporary shelter and care for kittens, adult cats and special-needs cats in their homes. They also transport fosters to and from the shelter for veterinary appointments and adoptions. Foster volunteers must be at least 18 years old, attend a foster orientation, and have a home check. Click to learn more.

Adoptions Volunteer

Adoptions Volunteers help find loving, permanent homes for the shelter cats by working with adopters at our shelter or at offsite adoption events. Help is needed with event setup, cat handling, adoption counseling and post-adoption followup. Adoptions Volunteers must be at least 14 years old and must be at least 18 years old to be an official Adoption Counselor. Click to learn more.

Community Outreach

Community Outreach Volunteers improve the lives of animals and people in our community by getting the word out about our great services including adoptions, low-cost spay/neuter, the Kibble Supply Pet Food Pantry, and more. Responsibilities can include posting fliers, helping with graphic design, taking photographs, or working at an outreach table or Healthy Pets Clinic. Click to learn more.

Kibble Supply Volunteer

Kibble Supply Volunteers help us provide free dog or cat food to pet owners in need by checking in clients and handing out food on kibble distribution days. Volunteers are also needed for food pickup, transport, delivery or storage, and can help host pet food drives in the community. Click to learn more.

Please contact our Volunteer Manager Mandy Lee at for more information.

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