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Current Volunteer Opportunities


Below is a listing of current volunteer opportunities for people living close to the Animal League. If you live outside the NY Tri-state Area, you may search for volunteer opportunities at an animal shelter near you.


Current Volunteer Openings

Foster Care Volunteer
Foster Care Parents have the opportunity to care for an animal that’s not yet ready for adoption.
Clerical duties – file and create records. Assist clients that come to Medical Center. Handle telephone calls and data entry
Pet Behavior Volunteer
Assist the trainers with daily duties as assigned, i.e., housebreaking walks, making shreds and preparing Kong’s, distribute bones and toys, feed and medicate, etc. Not an entry-level position.
Humane Education Volunteer
Strong desire to interact with children and adults, plus a strong belief in the power of education. Reliable and dependable; provides own transportation to and from presentations; at least 18 years of age; must be able to responsibly handle animals off-site.
Dog Walker/Kennel Volunteer
Take a large-breed dog for a walk or play ball in a fenced yard. By giving a dog some one-on-one attention, you are also helping with its socialization. It’s a very rewarding experience. Also, assist in getting older dogs adopted into homes.
Cat Habitat Volunteer
Cleaning and handling cats in habitat, providing information to adopters, filling out applications.
Shelter Pet Outreach Team (SPOT) Volunteer
Strong desire to interact with residents in senior and specialized health care facilities bringing shelter puppies to visit and providing the healing benefits of animal companionship and love.
Cat/Puppy/Triple Area Volunteer
Cleaning and handling of cats, kittens and puppies and providing information to potential adopters.
Administrative Assistant (offsite dept)
Take phone calls from offsite staff and complete computer checks as requested.

Fill Out Our Online Volunteer Application


All candidates are welcome to come by Human Resources/Volunteer Office to apply: 16 Lewyt Street, Port Washington, NY 516-883-7900, ext. 329.