Volunteers make an amazing difference in helping us run various programmes at Animal Care Trust. Are you interested in getting involved in animal rescues? Or going to schools and speakng with children about animals more your cup of tea? From rescues to humane education, from hands on work of bathing puppies and walking blind dogs at our shleter to bottle feeding kittens, from social media to setting up adoption camps, there is an activity for everyone who wants to get involved.
What are the requirements for becoming a volunteer?
Age Guidelines for Volunteering:
13-15 years – Must volunteer with a parent
16-17 years – May volunteer independently with parental permission
18 and up – May volunteer independently
Expectations of ACT volunteers:
What activities can I get involved with as a volunteer?
The different activities a volunteer can get involved in are:
Rescue injured animals/birds
Education Programs Support
Social Media Marketing
How do I become a volunteer?
Once you have decided that you have the appropriate amount of time to dedicate to the program and can meet our minimum commitment of volunteering at least twice a month for 6 months.
If you are ready to volunteer, please download this form and submit it with ID proof and a passport size picture at our shelter.
Once you turn the application in, expect an email or call from the Volunteer Coordinator within a week to schedule a tour. During your tour you will learn more about the shelter and individual needs for the program. Our volunteers are considered an elite group of fine individuals that want to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals.