Various Volunteer Positions - Welland & District Humane Society
(Welland and District Humane Society, Welland Animal Shelter)

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Position ID: V-NIA0190 Last Modified: 03 May 2013 Last Full Update: 03 May 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactNancy Thomas, Volunteer Coordinator, Welland and District Humane Society; Email:
Duties**PLEASE NOTE** You MUST be at least 18 years of age to volunteer. 
Do you love animals and have some spare time?  
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us with: 
Fundraising events, i.e. Pawsitive Action Walkathon, Annual Dinner Auction, Golf Tournament, Fun Days, Open Houses, Raffle ticket sales, etc. 
Handy person for odd jobs 
Dog Walkers 
Computer & Graphic Skills 
Office/general (stuffing envelopes/donations/dog tag receipts, penny rolling) 
Adopt-a-thon at PetSmart 
Cat Adoption Centre, Seaway Mall -  
We are looking for mature, reliable adults to volunteer at our Cat Adoption Centre. Duties include interacting with the public, promoting adoptions, cleaning and tending to our many cats and kittens. 
We need people who are motivated and willing to work individually and as part of a team.
More Info
BenefitsYour time will make a significant difference in a homeless or abandoned animal's life. Help save an animal's life by giving your time and love.
ClientsThe animals in our shelter are there through no fault of their own and are homeless, orphaned, abandoned or abused. You will be rewarded with their undying love.
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Times and days are flexible. 
Our fundraising events are held on weekends and sometimes require set up and take down assistance. Some require item pickups a few weeks in advance.
SeasonsYear Round
Location60 Provincial St Welland ON L3B 5W7
AccessibilityBuilding fully accessible, stone parking lot 
Number of PositionsNot Limited: 20 individual(s)
Minimum Age18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Minimum Hours4 (Total)
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term ; We ask that you plan to make a commitment of six months of your time, so that we can plan accordingly. Dog walkers will receive individual training.
TrainingOrientation ; Volunteers will receive orientation specific to the types of activities they have volunteered for. 
TransportationYou must have your own transportation.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Family Volunteering
Start DateOn or after 03 Dec 2012
CostNo cost, just your willingness to give of your love, time and skills.
Police CheckNot Required
CategoriesBingo ; Dog Walking ; Education/Advocacy ; General Help (Administration) ; General Help (Animals) ; General Help (Fundraising) ; General Help (Manual Labour) ; General Help (Office Work and Business) ; General Help (Short Term/One Time Event) ; Handy Person/Minor Repairs ; Pets/Animals ; Planning and/or organizing (i.e. special events, mtg.) ; Public relations/Marketing ; Set-Up/Take-Down ; Yard Work
Skills/ExperienceMust be willing to work enthusiastically to help the animals and promote the mission of our humane society - to help raise necessary funding to house and care for the animals in our shelter until we can adopt them into loving homes.  
Mature, reliable responsible, love for animals, punctual.
Additional RequirementsWillingness to work as a team player with other like-minded compassionate individuals. Willingness to enjoy yourself and have fun. Our animals look forward to walking in the fresh air and anticipate a visit with their "personal walker" with great delight.
Agency Details
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Organization NameWelland and District Humane Society, Welland Animal Shelter
Office Phone905-735-1552
Toll Free Phone1-888-222-0568
Address & Map
60 Provincial St
Welland, ON L3B 5W7
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