PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19, we are currently not accepting community service volunteers until further notice.
The Community Service Program is designed for people who are required to complete a specific amount of volunteer hours.
Duties in this program are general shelter upkeep and assistance (laundry, dishes, floor and wall cleaning, outdoor projects, etc.)- all extremely important, high-demand jobs at the shelter. Please note: there is no direct animal care involved and our onboarding process takes about two weeks.
COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR STUDENTS
Volunteers in this category generally have a small amount of required community service hours for educational requirements. Students can volunteer independently if at least 16 years old (with parent/guardian approval). Students between the ages of 13 and 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
COURT-MANDATED COMMUNITY SERVICE
Volunteers in this category have been court-ordered to perform community service. Interested applicants must be at least 18 years old, and the offense(s) must not pertain to theft, drugs, animal abuse, sexual offense, or violence. A copy of court documentation of offense(s) must be provided.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are admitted into our Community Service Volunteer Program based on shelter needs. Completing an application does not guarantee placement.
Please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Shannon Cote, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 517-3934 for community service information and current openings.
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