Volunteer Positions

Small Animal Cage Cleaner/Socializer

AVAILABLE: Daily from 7am-11am
TIME COMMITMENT: One weekly two hour shift.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Small Animal Cage Cleaner Volunteers provide hands-on care to the animals, ensuring that the shelter living environment remains safe, clean, and as comfortable as possible. Responsibilities are to clean the cages for the rabbits, rats, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc. Since every cage is a little different, the staff will train you on how to clean each type. Small Animal Volunteers are also encouraged to spend time with each animal.
QUALIFICATIONS: checkmarkThis job requires repetitious bending and lifting
checkmarkVolunteers are exposed to various cleaning agents.
checkmarkThis position has a high level of animal contact, affinity for small animals a must!
checkmarkVolunteers must be able to practice safe animal handling.
checkmarkAbility to work independently or with another volunteer/staff member.
TRAINING REQUIRED: All volunteers must attend a two hour volunteer orientation before starting their position. The orientation covers each of the volunteer positions at the MSPCA Adoption Center in detail, and explains the overall objectives of the MSPCA as an organization. After completing the initial volunteer orientation we will schedule your initial volunteer training shift where you will be paired with an experienced volunteer to help show you the ropes. Additional training is offered, but not mandatory.

Complete an online application for this position.