Volunteer Opportunities

Cat Room Assistance: Assist staff with the daily cleaning of cathouse, socialize the cats; help with laundry and dishes.

Dog Walking: Walk dogs on leash on the shelter grounds and exercise in our fenced yards, providing training and socialization to increase adoptability during the animals’ stay at our shelter; help with laundry and dishes.
Dog Kennel Assistance: Assist staff with the daily cleaning of kennels, help with laundry and dishes.

Fundraising Assistance: Provide assistance with marketing and fundraising.
Maintenance:  Landscaping (mowing lawn, weeding, etc.), general facility maintenance.

Odds and Ends:  Assist with laundry and dishes, filling kongs, etc. anything else that needs to be done that day.
Outreach & Events Assistance: Participate in community events all over the Mt. Washington Valley area to promote the work of the Conway shelter.
Office Assistance: Provide administrative support to the staff at CAHS with data entry, filing and paperwork support.
Thrift Stores: Provide assistance at the Harrison House or ReTails.

Experienced Volunteers (minimum of 3 months volunteering with CAHS):

Adoption Promotion Assistance: Take digital photos of animals awaiting adoption, create descriptive write-ups to promote the animals to potential adopters, administer canine-ality and feline-ality tests.
Foster Care: Provide a temporary home to animals who need a bit of time and extra TLC before being made available for adoption and going to their new homes.
Shelter Greeter:  Greet the public in our adoption area (must have excellent customer service skills).
Veterinary Clinic Assistance: Assist the medical team with various tasks in the shelter’s clinic.

For more information contact:
Christy Mackie at 603.447.5955
Or email volunteer@conwayshelter.org