• Cat Care Volunteer

    Posted: 06/23/2024

    The mission of North Shore Animal League America – Adirondack Region is to operate a no kill adoption center in Warren County, NY. Through the North Country Initiative we help reduce the feline overpopulation problem and save the lives of the many felines in need through rescue, the implementation of spay/neuter programs, and adoption.

    We are seeking Cat Care Volunteers for both AM and PM shifts. The expected hours for each are: Mornings 8am-11pm and Evenings 5pm-7pm.

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Clean and disinfect animal cages, habitats, living spaces, food dishes and litter pans
    • Feed animals the appropriate type and amount of food according to their written instructions
    • Ensure that animals have fresh water at all times
    • Observe animal appearance and activity for general physical condition, obvious signs of illness, disease and discontent and reporting any signs of concern directly to a member of the medical staff, Adoption Center Manager, or Director
    • Complete notes on Daily Observation Sheet
    • Be familiar with all felines including habits, behavior, and medical conditions
    • Maintain the cleanliness of the facility. Cleaning duties include but are not limited to sweeping/vacuuming and mopping of floors, scrubbing and disinfecting walls and floors, daily laundry
    • Restock food and other supplies as needed. When items are low, notify appropriate staff
    Requirements: 
    • Must love animals especially Felines
    • Positive & friendly attitude
    • Good communication and listening skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team
    • Willingness to maintain sanitation of all areas
    • Desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals
    • Ability to endure strenuous tasks
    • Must be reliable
    • Must be able to commit to at least 6 months of volunteering