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Animal Shelter Volunteers work in facilities hosting animals and help visitors find adoptable pets. Other responsibilities listed on an Animal Shelter Volunteer resumes include providing food and water to animals, cleaning living areas, taking animals out for walks, brushing and grooming animal coats, and transporting animals. Based on our collection of resume samples, essential qualifications are physical fitness, the ability to restrain animals, communication abilities, empathy, and teamwork. No formal education is required for this position, but basic veterinary knowledge helps.

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Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator

Supplied food, water and personal care to sheltered animals.

  • Monitored and observed animals for signs of illness or injury and reported symptoms to supervisor.
  • Made certain the organization performed activities as per the regulations laid by the animal welfare laws
  • Evaluated animals behavior and created paper and online profiles for potential adopters
  • Assisted the public in claiming lost animals and selecting pets for adoption.
  • Collected and recorded fees, such as license, impound board and adoption.
  • Helped develop training program for all volunteers
  • Created informative materials for foster pet parents and permanent pet parents.
  • Coordinated with other rescue and foster agencies to establish and maintain relationships.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Textile Development And Marketing
BA
International Trade And Marketing
2

Animal Shelter Volunteer

Shelter the abandoned or ailing animals and provide them with food and companionship

  • Care for the animals kept at the shelter by feeding and giving them baths, taking them for walks or playing with them
  • Assist in cleaning and sanitizing all cages/kennels on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Pre-veterinary Science
3

Animal Shelter Volunteer

Provided animal care, dog walking, cat and dog bathing

  • Kennel cleaning and laundry
  • Work with a set of families to provide child care on an as needed basis
  • Supervise 2-3 children of various ages
  • Provide meals, supervised play, bed time preparation and other assistance as needed
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Biology
4

Animal Shelter Volunteer

  • Provide Front Desk clerical support to staff by organizing and filing animal records and answering phones.
  • Demonstrate friendly customer service by answering customer inquiries.
  • Assist in preparing paperwork and record keeping and pulling up records from database when requested.
  • Perform daily maintenance and keep animals' food, water and linens fresh.
  • Provide compassion and care to the animals and apply the shelter's policies to appropriately report injuries or hazards to animals and the public.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Interdisiplinary Studies
AA
American Sign Language
5

Riverside Animal Shelter Volunteer

Supply animals with food, water, and personal care.

  • Exercise animals or provide them with companionship.
  • Observe animal's physical conditions to detect illness or unhealthy conditions
  • Ability to handle difficult customers in a calm and professional manner
  • A positive, energetic, and uplifting personality during any situation
  • Experience with dogs, cat, horses, mules, pigs, goats, small animals, etc.
  • Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PhotoShop
  • Proficient in AVImark
  • Experience with computer programming; C++, MatLab
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Veterinary Technology
6

Animal Shelter Volunteer

Walked dogs that didn't have much of a chance at adoption.

  • Walked dogs that looked like they had been in their kennels for a long period of time.
  • Made sure each dog had water in their kennels.
  • Played with puppies in a small yard.
  • Reinforced good behavior with treats.
  • Played with cats that were up for adoption.
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Animal Shelter Volunteer

Assisted in maintenance of facility and animals

  • Socialized cats to get them ready for a home
  • Walked and trained dogs
  • Ensured safe and loving home for animals
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Animal Science/pre-veterinary Science
8

Animal Shelter Volunteer

  • Oversee various aspects of animal care, including cleanliness, exercise and grooming
  • Help prepare animals for successful adoptions
  • Personally obtain donations for shelter, including financial contributions and supplies
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Arts And Sciences
9

Animal Shelter Volunteer

Cleaned Cat boxes

  • Swept and cleaned the floors
  • Fed the cats
  • Supervised customers on handling the animals
  • Gave attention to the abandoned animals
  • Helped any new volunteers
  • Helped settle in new rescues
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
10

Tuscaloosa Animal Shelter Volunteer

  • Cared for basic needs (water, food, play, etc.) for dogs in the shelter
  • Bathed and cleaned puppies in preparation for adoption
  • Helped potential animal adopter through the adoption process
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Accounting

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