The ARN consists solely of volunteers. Their support and their dedication are essential to fulfill the mission of our shelter. Do you want to join our team? You are more than welcome to do so!
Here are the following steps in order to become a volunteer:
Thank you for your interest in the ARN!
We recruit all year round for various positions:
Filter the adoption forms, call potential adoptive families, do/plan visits at the shelter or in foster families and make post-adoption follow ups with the adoptive families.
Manage foster families, plan appointments at the vet, answer questions and do follow ups with the foster families.
Keeping the shelter maintained such as cleaning the litter, washing the floors, changing the water and the food as well as caring for the cats.
Assist in the maintenance of the shelter, make small light work such as: painting, plumbing, repair partitions, etc. And if you have the right skills, electrical and construction work could be requested on occasion.
Socialize the shy cats in the shelter by spending time with them to bring them to a level of socialization that allows them to be adopted: try to get them to eat from our hand, to accept a pet, to play in our presence, etc.
Perform various common secretarial tasks for the shelter. Such as updating lists and care sheets, data entry, etc. Variable hours.
Administering medication to cats and verifying their health status. Coordinating visits to the veterinarian for sick cats, for neutering or vaccinations, etc.
Transporting the cats to the vet, transporting food and litter donations or fundraising items etc. to the shelter.