All orientations are held on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm in the training room of the Kent County Animal Shelter. The shelter is located at 740 Fuller Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. A volunteer coordinator will contact you upon receipt of your application and let you know when to meet for Orientation. Please contact Carly Luttmann or Rachel Jensen, at (616) 632-7300 or firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions.
Assists the Animal Specialists with daily care of dogs in the KCAS adoption program. Provides physical and mental stimulation to maintain overall wellbeing while in the shelter environment. Provides foundation training for basic manners in order to promote animal adoptability. Shifts are limited and staggered to allow the animals to adhere to a basic routine for stimulation and rest times.
Tier One- Entry Level:
Tier Two- Intermediate *:
Tier Three- Advanced*:
Tier Four- Walker*:
*Volunteers are eligible for promotion to Tier Two, Three and Four at the completion of set levels of hours and with the approval of the Volunteer Coordinators.
Minimum Monthly Commitment: 3 shifts
Reports To: Volunteer Coordinators
740 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Closed for Lunch:
Adoptions end 1 hour prior to closing.
Closed Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Mon-Fri 9:30am-Noon, 2pm-5:30pm