Volunteers keep tails wagging 365 days a year. If you’re ready to make pets smile, follow the steps below:

1. Check out the current volunteer needs below. If you don’t see a position that’s a good match today, check back at a later date. CHS does not keep a waiting list.

2. See a position that interests you? Watch the Virtual Open House video to learn more about becoming a CHS volunteer. This is a requirement before you apply.

3. Watched the video? Liked what you saw? Now it’s time to Apply to Volunteer. Make sure to specify the role and shift that interest you. Selected applicants will be invited in for an interview. CHS is not able to process applications that do not meet the basic requirements.

You need to be 18 or older to volunteer. Under 18? Don’t worry! You can still get involved.

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Volunteer Opportunities at the Waterford Adoption Center
Updated 1/20/2020

Germ Busters

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Open Shifts:
Mondays 9:30AM-11:30AM
Tuesdays 9:30AM-11:30AM
Tuesdays 3:00PM-5:00PM
Thursdays 9:30AM-11:30AM
Fridays 9:30AM-11:30AM
Fridays 3:00PM-5:00PM

The Waterford adoption center needs volunteers to join the Germ Busters team. Germ Busters help control the spread of harmful disease by working to keep the building clean and disinfected. Duties may include cleaning cat cages or dog kennels, sweeping, disinfecting floors and walls, etc.

Requirements: 18+, have active health insurance, comfortable working around all types of animals, be in good physical condition, able to work independently with limited supervision, must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively with staff, other volunteers and the public.

Commitment: 2 hours per week on a set-schedule for at least 6 months