Adoption Centre Assistant

(Action Volunteers for Animals)

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Position ID: V-OSH0683
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 03 Jan 2023

Opportunity Details: Adoption Centre Assistant

Contact Denise Harkins, CEO, Action Volunteers for Animals; Email:

Clean water and food dishes, cages * ensure animals have fresh food, water * socialize with cats and kittens * talk to potential adopters and others about cats, cat issues, adoption.  If interested in volunteering please complete the more detailed application at

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Benefits Social interaction with animals * help animals find permanent homes
Clients Volunteer animal rescue for stray, feral and homeless animals
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Animal Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Ability to converse well with people * communication with prospective adopters to get cats into good homes ; Dependability & Trustworthiness - Show up for shift as arranged, be responsible ; Friendly & Outgoing - Comfortable talking to public about cats and cat adoption ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Enjoy working with animals
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (6-9PM) 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Shifts available morning, afternoon or evening, 7 days per week. Shifts needed on an ongoing basis... we are looking for fill Saturday 6 to 8:30 or 9 p.m. immediately.
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Pet Smart, 891 Taunton Rd E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K5
Number of Positions Oshawa 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Provided with orientation, and shadow shift, and volunteer manual * help is always a phone call away
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Action Volunteers for Animals

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Durham region, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 18233 
RPO Steeple Hill 
Pickering, ON L1V 0B8

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