Volunteer Opportunities

Twin Cities Pet Rescue is a small animal rescue organization that is predominantly run by dedicated volunteers. Volunteering with TCPR is a rewarding experience because your volunteer work directly helps animals in need. We are always in need of volunteers to join our rescue team. If you are interested in volunteering, complete our volunteer application.

We currently need volunteers for:

We are looking for some amazing individuals to join our team of volunteers! The following positions are available. If any of these sound like a good fit please apply online! If you have questions you can always email volunteer@twincitiespetrescue.org.

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Transport Coordinator

We are seeking one or more Animal Transport Coordinators to help support our foster animals by coordinating transportation to veterinary appointments, adoption events, and other locations. This position will require approximately 5-10 hours per week. Transport Coordinators should have strong communication skills, be well-organized, and be familiar with the Twin Cities area. No experience necessary. Training will be provided.

Home Visit Coordinator

We are seeking one or more Home Visit Coordinators to help support our Foster and Adoption Coordinators by arranging home visits for potential foster and adoptive families. This position will require approximately 5-10 hours per week. Home Visit Coordinators should have strong communication skills, be well-organized, and be familiar with the Twin Cities area. No experience necessary. Training will be provided.

Pack Walk Coordinator

The Pack Walk Coordinator will oversee our Pack Walk Program and help us educate pack walk participants about proper socialization, training, and exercise in a safe and fun environment. The Pack Walk Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling, promoting, and facilitating monthly pack walks. Strong written and verbal communication is necessary. Dog training knowledge based on positive reinforcement is preferred.

Communications Manager – Cat Team

We are seeking one Communications Manager for our TCPR Cat Team. The Communications Manager will be responsible for scheduling regular check-ins with TCPR cat fosters and adopters regarding the health and behavior of their cat. The Communications Manager will review responses and provide support and/or a reference to the appropriate point of contact.

SUPPORT POSITIONS

Home Visit Volunteers

We are seeking Home Visit volunteers to help us ensure a safe, healthy, and appropriate environment for TCPR animals in their foster and adoptive homes. Home Visit volunteers must be 18 years or older and have reliable transportation. No experience necessary. Training will be provided.

Transport Volunteers

Transport volunteers provide transportation for TCPR foster animals to and from veterinary appointments, special events, adoption centers, and other locations as needed. Time commitment is variable, but reliable transportation is required. Daytime/weekday availability is particularly helpful.

Special Events Volunteers

Our Special Events Team plans and hosts a number of fundraising and adoption events each month. As a Special Events volunteer, you will become an ambassador for TCPR as a day-of event point of contact and will be responsible for set-up, tear down, and event participation. Special Events volunteers should have strong verbal communication skills to educate the public about TCPR’s organizational goals, campaigns, and mission. Special Events Team members can also get involved by assisting team leads in the planning of events.

Graphic Design Volunteers

Help us engage the community by creating visually appealing and dynamic graphics to feature adoptable pets and promote special events. Graphic Design volunteers will work with the Social Media Manager and Marketing Coordinator. This is a remote position. Along with application, please submit sample work by emailing info@twincitiespetrescue.org.

Online Content Volunteers

We are seeking Online Content Coordinators to research and write engaging content for our social media accounts and blog. Topics will be related to companion animal care, training, and health, as aligned with TCPR’s philosophies and mission, and may be geared toward a specific online platform. Creativity, strong writing skills, and attention to detail are required. This is a remote position.

Cat and Dog Fosters

We are always seeking foster homes for our adoptable dogs and cats. We can only take in as many animals as we have homes for. We will work to make an appropriate match given your preferences and lifestyle. Fosters especially needed who are comfortable providing a home for animals with behavioral or medical needs. Training, support and supplies are provided. Learn more about how to foster here. If you are interested in fostering, please submit an application for dogs here or cats here.

If any of these sound like a good fit for you, apply or email us at volunteer@twincitiespetrescue.org for more information!

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