The Potter League Animal Care & Adoption Center depends on volunteers. Volunteers give of themselves, their energies, and their expertise. Volunteerism is action by people who care. This special involvement serves a worthwhile cause and is part of one’s ideals. Volunteering should be a learning experience and a source of fulfillment. At the Potter League we are grateful for all who want to help us. Over 30,000 volunteer hours are donated annually to our many programs and activities. Volunteers raise money, work to develop programs, help organize and carry out events, and work directly with our animals.
These positions are available on a daily basis. Volunteers walk, play with and socialize the dogs and cats. Volunteers must be familiar with PLFA protocols and take the appropriate training courses.
Adoption & Animal Care support volunteers help PLFA provide a warm welcome for potential adopters and support them through the adoption process as well as assist the animal care staff to ensure all the animal rooms and enclosures are cleaned and animals fed.
These positions positively and accurately represent PLFA with marketing and community related outreach events, in schools, clinics and other special events. Deliver publications to locations in Rhode Island.
These volunteers ensure the smooth running of our veterinary services by cleaning, organizing supplies, and more. This allows our vet staff to focus on providing high-quality medical care. This is a great opportunity to learn about the inner workings of veterinary care.
This position involves both inside and outside work and may include lawn maintenance, snow shoveling, landscaping, or building maintenance.
All volunteers will need to attend our online general information session before volunteering. The first step to getting started as a volunteer at the Potter League is to register in our online portal and watch the info session. Once you’ve completed the online info session, you can schedule yourself for an in-person orientation which is held three times monthly at the Potter League Animal Care & Adoption Center.