*PROGRAM FEE: The one-time pre-paid $20 fee for adults ($10 for children under 16) helps support costs of running our valuable Volunteer Program. It provides resources to schedule and track volunteer impact areas and includes your name badge (with system log-in) and lanyard, training materials and t-shirt to identify you as a trained volunteer.
School Credit or Personal Community involvement - Follow Steps 1-5 above
Court Ordered Community Service - Currently not offering any programs.
WANT TO HELP WITHOUT/BEFORE TRAINING?
Organize your own projects to help Rescue/Rehabilitate/Rehome!
Crafts- provide needed materials &/or have your own sale and donate funds
Community Events- hold a bake sale, car wash, deposit bottle or penny jar competition and donate your proceeds
Gifts for the Animals- request gifts for the animals to celebrate your next birthday (or any occasion), visit and donate
Fundraising- attend a shelter meeting for event coordination or propose your independent activities
Social Media- Like Us on Facebook, Tweet with your friends
Wish List Drives- organize the collection of needed items, have fun doing it!
Sponsors- find a sponsor for your Volunteer Program Fee
Your Own Ideas- coordinate with Katie Timber,our Director of Community Outreach, at Katie@spcaswmich.org
-A volunteer scheduler will contact you to secure an Orientation Training Date. Trainings are small ensuring each volunteer gets the required details for the facilities, personal safety and animal care. Sessions fill up fast, it may take a couple of weeks to get scheduled.
-Forms Link for Orientation Session: When scheduled following registration and pre-paid fee, please print/read/sign (and bring to Orientation) the Code of Conduct, Waiver forms .
-At Orientation, you'll find the areas to share your talent and receive volunteer leads contacts for you to schedule additional specific initial training. Most folks start out walking dogs [a high need area] and explore other areas over time [like adoption counseling or visitor reception]. It's all vital to our success.
-Additional t-shirts for Current Volunteers are available for purchase through the office at the Rescue Center.
It's that simple! Fill out your volunteer application today and let's get started!