Volunteering with ASAP
Through the generosity and compassion of our volunteers and donors, the Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) is able to provide the homeless and abandoned cats and kittens of our community with loving attention, veterinary care, and a place to live while awaiting a forever home. ASAP shelter volunteers participate in routine cat care and upkeep of the facility, which includes feeding, grooming, cleaning cat cages, laundry and housekeeping details at the shelter 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Volunteering at the Shelter
ASAP welcomes new volunteers who can devote a few hours a week to the care and comfort of the deserving shelter felines while they wait for a forever home. Below are listed a few prerequisites:
Age Requirement: Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age to be eligible for our Volunteer Program. A parent/adult partner volunteer must accompany any volunteer under the age of 16 at all times during their time at the shelter.
Time Requirement: Volunteers are needed every day of the year at ASAP between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Volunteers are asked to schedule a minimum of 2 hours per week at the shelter for at least a 6-month period.
Special Note: If you have special needs that require you to have a mentor volunteer alongside you, the mentor is required to complete all steps of the training with you.
Steps to Becoming a Shelter Volunteer
1. Attend an Orientation
2. Complete a Basic Training Class
3. Shadow Day