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350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7400
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Angell Animal Medical Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-7282
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Angell West

293 Second Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 902-8400
For on-site assistance (check-ins and pick-ups):
(339) 970-0790
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Angell at Nashoba – Low-Cost Wellness Care

100 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886
(978) 577-5992
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Boston

350 South Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-5055
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Cape Cod

1577 Falmouth Road, Centerville, MA 02632
(508) 775-0940
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Animal Care and Adoption Centers – Nevins Farm

400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 687-7453
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MSPCA Boston Cat Caregiver Volunteer

Description:

Cat Caregiver volunteers assist in providing care to shelter cats, ensuring their living environment remains safe, clean, and as comfortable as possible. This role is a good match for individuals who thrive with varied tasks, can follow an array of directions, are self-directed, and who work equally well independently or as part of a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Volunteers will clean, disinfect enclosures, and provide appropriate food, water, litter, toys, and bedding along with interacting and socializing with volunteer friendly cats
  • Volunteers will help with other shelter tasks such as dishes, laundry, and sorting donations.
  • Read regular emails and other communications regarding our animals.

Qualities/Skills:

  • Experience caring for and interacting with cats
  • Some knowledge of animal body language
  • Willingness to clean areas soiled with feces and urine
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Ability to quickly make good judgments, for the safety of the individual, staff, other volunteers, and animals.
  • Emotional ability to handle difficult situations involving animals
  • Ability to perform physical labor for the duration of shift – such as use of stepladder and lifting/pulling up to 40 pounds.

Requirements:

  • A commitment of at least six months
  • A weekly 3 hour shift on a set day and time
  • Attendance of a virtual orientation and on-the-job training shift

Available shifts:

  • Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday’s 8am-11am
  • We are unable to accommodate requests for alterations to the schedule. Please ensure you will be available for the full duration of a shift before applying. Thank you!

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