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Volunteers needed (store events, baking, fundraising and more)

Organization: Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 100

Location: Flexible

Deadline: May 10, 2019

Description

Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue is looking for volunteers to help with weekend store adoption events, baking, driving, and overall fundraising initiatives! If you love cats and want to get involved, please https://www.oscatr.ca/volunteer to fill out a volunteer application.

OSCatR helps get cats off the streets and into homes. We also run a TNR program for feral cats. For more information about OSCatR, please visit helpcats.ca.

Contact

Aubrie

please email

volunteer@oscatr.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Various locations across Ottawa area

Details

Good for people interested in: Food preparation and services; Fundraising; Event planning and participation; Arts, Crafts and Photography

You will be working with: Animals

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue is an organization made up entirely of volunteers, and its ability to continue helping stray cats is dependent on the strength of the volunteer team. There is no commitment required to volunteer with OSCatR. Some volunteers are consistently helping out, while others contribute less frequently and as they are able. Every contribution is appreciated.

In addition to helping save the lives of homeless cats, volunteering can be a rewarding experience for any individual. Volunteering is an excellent way to learn new skills and get work experience. Opportunities are available to coordinate events, work with a team, manage paperwork, manage media and databases, assist with finances, and learn new skills. Volunteering letters are provided which are useful when applying for employment.

Volunteering is a great way to meet people that share the same passions and interests. You can make lifelong friends, all while making a difference in the lives of cats in need and having a sense of satisfaction knowing that lives were saved.

In short, volunteers are the heart and soul of the rescue organization. By volunteering with OSCatR, you can make a big difference in the lives of stray cats in the community, while enjoying an enriching personal experience.

Organization category: Environment

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability; Youth under 16; Groups

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes