Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with Pet Pal! Volunteering is a wonderful way to get involved with our community and know that you are making a difference and helping us achieve our mission.

volunteer-application volunteer-packet
 

VOLUNTEERING AT THE SHELTER:

Available hours for volunteering: 8 – 5 Tues.-Sat.

Dog duties:

  • Socialize, exercise and play with dogs of all sizes outdoors in the play yard, let dogs out and back into their kennels and supervise all dogs to maintain safety.*
  • Clean any dirty kennels and dispose of any waste that is left by dogs in the yard.
  • Assist with dishes, laundry and dog bathing as needed.
  • Help with feeding.
  • Dog volunteers must to able to handle large dogs, bend and stoop.

    * After 4 weeks of service, you may be trained to walk dogs outside of the shelter.

Cat duties:

  • Socialize and play with cats & kittens and be aware of cat behavior.
  • Spot clean litter boxes and tidy the cat room, making sure cats have toys and clean water.
  • Assist with dishes and laundry as needed.
  • Help with feeding.
  • Cat volunteers must be able to bend and stoop.

General Duties:

  • Mopping floors
  • Cleaning dishes
  • General cleaning
  • Answering phones
  • Shelter paperwork

 

VOLUNTEERING AT THE CLINIC:

Available hours for volunteering: 10-5 Monday through Friday and 9-12 Saturday

  • Cleaning, laundry and possibly office duties

Pet Pal Veterinary Clinic
1900 34th Street South (U.S.19)
St. Petersburg, Florida 33711
(727) 328-SPAY

 

VOLUNTEERING AT THE THRIFT STORE:

 

Available hours for volunteering: 10–5 Wednesday through Sunday

  • Assist in thrift store operations as directed by store manager.
  • Duties may include retail customer service & sorting, steaming or cleaning donation.
  • Thrift store volunteers must be able to bend and lift 30 pounds.

Pet Pal Thrift Store
1500 34th Street North (U.S. 19)
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713
(727) 327-9848

 

VOLUNTEERING TO FOSTER:

  • Care for sick, injured, or very young animals in your home (usually 2-4 weeks).

 

VOLUNTEERING AT AN EVENT:

  • Assist with representing Pet Pal at special events, usually on weekends.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

 

  • All Job Corp and court ordered Community Service will report directly to Scott Daly, Executive Director.
  • Please bring your paperwork to the shelter during business hours for details.