Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in learning more about volunteering with RESCUE. Please take a moment to review the list of roles below. All RESCUE volunteers must be at least 21 years old. If you are interested in volunteering in one of those roles, please email the contact person for that role.

Thank you again for your interest and we hope you enjoy your time volunteering at RESCUE.

Personal Care Technician (PCT) - This position involves working specifically with the cats in our Feline Care Center. It includes maintaining the well-being of the cats by cleaning out their rooms and litterboxes, refreshing food and water, and providing much needed TLC. Completion of a daily health checklist for each cat is required. 

Shifts: Various shifts available

Location: Feline Care Center (FCC), central Phoenix.  

                PetCo, McClintock and Guadalupe, Tempe

If you are interested learning more about being a PCT at our FCC location please contact Mary.  

If you'd like to learn more about being a PCT at our PetCo location please contact Lori.

Ambassador (RA) - Do you love animals?! Perfect! They need your help! Since the animals can't speak for themselves we need folks to speak for them.

In an effort to get our RESCUE dogs and cats exposure beyond our website we have events at local pet stores with our amazing RESCUE dogs and cats in attendance showing off their wonderful personalities.

The shifts are about 3 hours long or less.

The locations vary. You can volunteer for whatever events you like.

We will train you and provide all the supplies that you may need for the events.

Shifts: Weekends only

Location: Various

If you are interested learning more about being an RA, please contact Chris.

Dog Foster Parent (DF) - This position involves caring for dogs in your home while they are awaiting adoption. Foster care is an excellent environment for us to learn an enormous amount of information about the dog, which helps the MatchMakers make the most appropriate life long match. There are certain requirements prior to being approved as a Foster Parent, including completing a Foster Parent Application and interview.

Cat Foster Parent (CF) - This position involves caring for cats in your home when they cannot be in our Adoption Centers. Foster care is an excellent environment for us to learn an enormous amount of information about the cat, which helps the MatchMakers make the most appropriate life long match. There are certain requirements prior to being approved as a Foster Parent, including completing a Foster Parent Application and interview.

If you are interested learning more about being a foster parent, please contact Jennifer at jennifer@azrescue.org.

Dog Caretaker (DC) - This position involves spending quality time with our dogs while marketing them to the public. It includes maintaining the safety and well-being of the dog while in your care, answering general questions from the public, exercising, training and providing them with love and companionship. 

Shifts: Weekends only

Location:  Various

If you are interested learning more about being a DC, please contact Kat.

Dog Walker (DW) - This position involves working specifically with the dogs while they are boarded at our Boarding Facilities. It includes maintaining the safety and well-being of the dog while in your care, exercising, training and providing them with love and companionship. 

Shifts: Weekdays only, (M-F), Mornings and Evenings between the hours of 6:30 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. 

Location: Various

If you are interested learning more about being a DW, please contact Pat.

Fundraising – This position involves working with a committee of Volunteers who are creating, implementing, and managing fundraising events. For additional information, please contact Jennifer - jennifer@azrescue.org.