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Volunteer opportunities

There are tons of opportunities to be directly involved in the success of Berkeley Humane!

Mobile
Adoption
Center

Current Positions: 

Mobile Adoption Lead Volunteer
Mobile Adoption Counselor
Mobile Adoption Assistant

Commitment:

See full description

Training:

These positions do not require volunteers to attend the General Orientation Session. Please apply by following the instructions to the right.

Berkeley Humane is seeking outgoing animal lovers who are ready to hit the road and help us launch our brand new Mobile Adoption Center (MAC)!  

Opportunities:

Mobile Adoption Lead Volunteer: The Mobile Adoption Lead Volunteer will serve as the go-to person at all mobile adoption events. She/he will run the show from start to finish and provide back-up support to all mobile adoption team members and ensure each event runs smoothly for all involved.
More information here.
Apply here.

Mobile Adoption Counselor: Adoption counselors help clients who wish to adopt and animal, including introducing the animal, answering questions about the animal and adoption process, completion and processing of the adoption paperwork, and providing a guided adoption talk.
More information here
Apply here.

Mobile Adoption Assistant: Mobile Adoption Assistants will represent Berkeley Humane at various off-site venues, with the purpose of promoting Berkeley Humane’s mission, programs, services and animals.
More information here
Apply here.

 

Administration
Development
Marketing

Current Positions: 

Social Media Support Volunteers

Commitment:

1-3 shifts weekly

Training:

These positions do not require volunteers to attend the General Orientation Session. Please apply by following the instructions to the right.

The Development and Administrative teams oversee our marketing, fundraising, finance/accounting, and event planning operations and are responsible for ensuring the long-term success of the organization. Most positions permit flexible scheduling, working from home, resume-building, and a quick start-up schedule. 

Opportunities:

Social Media Support Volunteers: This is a great opportunity for animal lovers who are experienced in social media, marketing, and graphic design. More information here.


To Apply:

Please contact Sherry Liu, Interim Marketing Manager, to learn more about volunteering with the Development and Administration Departments at information@berkeleyhumane.org.

PAWS/Pet Food Pantry

Shifts:

vary depending upon program needs

Volunteers are the heart and soul of PAWS/East Bay, and volunteer opportunities are plentiful and diverse. On-going, weekly volunteer opportunities, monthly visits to deliver food and supplies, or temporary fostering of an animal are all possible. Our elder, disabled, or terminally ill clients frequently need assistance with dog walking, cat care, grooming, transportation to veterinary appointments, and poop-scooping/litter box cleaning.

Contact:

Dana Bushouse, Volunteer Manager, at volunteer@berkeleyhumane.org

Veterinary Spay/Neuter Clinic Assistant

Shifts:

Wednesdays from 10am-3pm (prior veterinary assistance experience)

Wednesdays from 3pm to 6:30pm (entry-level)

Commitment:

1 shift weekly for 6 months

Veterinary Spay/Neuter Clinic Assistants help the veterinary staff with daily clinic duties. This position is fast-paced and requires a volunteer with some background in the animal medical field who learns quickly.

This position has varying levels of animal contact, and can be informative for those considering a career in the field of veterinary medicine.

Duties:

Cleaning and wrapping surgical instruments; cleaning the prep and surgery rooms in the clinic; cleaning cages and animal habitats; patient recovery; laundry; sweeping and mopping; safe handling of animals.

Materials:

Scrubs if possible

Contact:

Dana Bushouse, Volunteer Manager at volunteer@berkeleyhumane.org


To learn more about our Foster Care Program, click here.

 

We are working on some changes to our volunteer program, and there are no General Information Sessions for Animal Care scheduled at this time.
For Animal Care positions, please check back!

 

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