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Volunteer Roles

If you are interested in volunteering with us for one of the below positions, you can learn more by tapping on a title below. If you feel like you’d be a good fit, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form. You will then receive an email invitation to our next Volunteer Information Session. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact volunteer@seattleareafelinerescue.org.

Specialty Skills Needed

In addition to the below, we may also be able to use the services of vets and vet technicians, general contractors, IT professionals, fundraising and/or events specialists, grant writers, web/social media professionals, graphic designers, and more!

Available Roles

Purpose: To keep the rescue and all necessary supplies for caring for cats and kittens clean.

Requirements: Age 16 or older. Be able to commit to a weekly two-hour shift for four consecutive months of service. Be able to squat, bend, twist, lift and stand for two hours. Direct contact with dirty litter boxes and cleaning agents such as bleach and accelerated hydrogen peroxide. Willingness and ability to learn the following tasks:


  • Hand-wash dishes and litter boxes; use sanitizer to sanitize dishes and litter boxes. 
  • Laundry.
  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Wipe down countertops and surfaces.
  • Empty trash cans.
  • Clean and sanitize crates.
  • Other cleaning, as needed.

Supervisor: Volunteer and Shelter Manager/Volunteer Coordinator 

Training: Information Session, Hands-on Training

Shift Availability: Shifts are available 7 days a week throughout the day from 11am-7pm

Time Commitment: Volunteers are scheduled for a two-hour shift each week. There is a four-month minimum commitment. 

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