Areas Where Volunteers are Needed
are scheduled at the shelter Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (broken up into two four hour shifts: 8:00 a.m. to noon and noon to 4:00 p.m.)
Basic duties include the following:
1. Cleaning cages and kennels
2. Polishing and dusting
3. Washing food and water bowls
4. Pulling weeds and doing yard work
5. Laundry, mopping and general housekeeping
6. Bathing the animals with a staff member
7. Overall care of the building, grounds and the live-in animals.
Each shift will end with interacting with the animals, giving treats to dogs or visiting with the kittens in the community cat room.
Adoption Shows: Every Saturday at the Temecula PETCO. Volunteers are needed from
9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We're looking for responsible
volunteers to work the entire shift, every Saturday. Work consists of setting
up/breaking down kennels and catteries, walking dogs, answering questions from the public, and
assisting in the adoption process.
visit the yard of every family who adopts one of our dogs to make sure
have a suitable environment for him including a sturdy fence, plenty of space
for his size, shade, etc. We need people from Fallbrook to Perris and Hemet. Yard
checkers must be at least 18 years of age and have their own transportation and
Many animal lives are saved each year by
people like you who take shelter animals into their homes to care for until they
are adopted. Fostering frees up space in the shelter and gives animals extra time
to find their special homes. Puppies and kittens, as well as adult animals, need
foster homes. For information on becoming a foster parent, please call our foster
program coordinator at 951-674-0618, ext. 216, or
print out a foster parent application
and mail to us. Foster parents must be over 18 years of age
or have parental permission.
Information for foster families.
are needed to help at fundraising events throughout the
year. Duties may include
set up/break down, registration, coordinating people and animals, or working booths.
Our annual Fore...The Animals Golf Tournament, Wines for Canines, and Spooktacular Pet
Parade are some of our larger events at which we
depend on the help of volunteers.
understands the special bond senior citizens can form with animals. We regularly
take animals to local senior communities to visit with the residents. If you have
a pet who would enjoy making the day brighter for a group of seniors, please consider
joining us for a Seniors' Pet Day. You and your pet can make a difference!
are needed at the shelter office to help with filing.
to a volunteer
to work. Volunteer
p.m. for persons not volunteering for school or court hours. For those volunteering for school or court hours, orientations are held the third Wednesday of each month from 5:00-6:00 p.m.
volunteers must be 14 years of age or older. Volunteers under the age of 16
must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
AFV volunteer t-shirts must be worn while volunteering for AFV. T-shirts can be purchased at the orientation or on the first day of volunteering for $10 each.
can fulfill their high school community service requirement by volunteering for
make an appointment or inquire about the volunteer program, please contact our
volunteer coordinator at 951-674-0618, ext. 214