tourguide

AVAILABILITY: Monday-Friday 1pm-5pm
TIME COMMITMENT: Tours last 60 minutes and are scheduled on an on-going basis. We ask that you have general availability between the hours listed above so we can call on you with an as needed basis.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Tour guides share information with groups of visitors about the history of the Boston MSPCA, the programs offered on-site, as well as basic pet care tips, interesting animal facts, and suggestions for helping animals in our communities. You will guide visitors through our adoption center while viewing our available rabbits, cats, dogs and other small animals.
QUALIFICATIONS:

checkmark Outgoing and friendly personality!
checkmark Must be able to communicate clearly, positively and professionally with young children and adults.
checkmarkA solid understanding of the MSPCA's mission and the animals we place for adoption.
checkmarkGeneral animal care knowledge and handling skills.

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.