Student/Service Learning Volunteers

position location

Ten Lives Club Main Shelter, 3741 Lake Shore Road, Blasdell, NY 14219

Role description

Students who are required to complete community service hours for school/college are able to complete hours at our Blasdell Shelter location ONLY. These volunteers primarily help with basic cat care and cleaning of the free-roaming feline rooms within our shelter. Duties include giving fresh food and water, scooping litter boxes, sweeping and mopping floors, washing dishes, etc. Some office work, data entry, and other projects may be available as well depending on current needs.

Role Requirements

  • Must be able to bend and lift up to 30 pounds

  • Must be able to kneel on the floor as needed

  • Experience caring for/handling cats is preferred but not required

  • Compassion towards animals

  • Must be able to work along side other volunteers, staff, and guests at our shelter

  • Reliable transportation

  • Commitment to a scheduled shift is preferred, but some flexibility is available