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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.

Cat Enrichment Specialist

Cat Enrichment volunteers help adoptable and sick cats overcome boredom and release excess energy through appropriate play and socialization. Enrichment is provided through specific activities such as clicker trianing and kicker toys, which we will train you on. Cat Enrichment Specialists also assist with disease-control protocols in the Isolation and Ringworm Wards. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old and have completed prerequisite animal handling trainings.

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.

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.

Office Asstant Volunteer

Office Assistants help out in every department with various duties and projects. From filing to data entry; making adoption packets to mailing thank you letters; making photocopies to answering phones, our Office Assistant Volunteers do it all! Oh, and there is usually an adoptable office cat to cuddle when you need a break.

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. Community Outreach volunteers also help run supply drives and events. Responsibilities can include posting fliers, helping with graphic design, taking photographs, or working at an outreach table.

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant 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 and have had volunteered in Shelter Cat Care for at least 3 months.

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 and have a home check. Please visit the Foster Volunteer page for more information.

Group Service Projects & One Day Volunteer Opportunities

Is your service club or company interested in volunteering at Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic? FCCRSNC allows clubs, service groups, and corporations the opportunity to build valuable team-building skills while lending their time and expertise to a great cause - helping FCCRSNC in its mission to prevent pet homelessness! We also can negotiate days and times for individuals who want to volunteer for one day only.

Groups or individuals interested in one day volunteer opportunities please visit our Service Projects page.

Please contact our Volunteer Program Administrator for more information.

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