Parent and Me Volunteer Program - 8-15 years 

Thank you for your interest in serving Cat Depot as a Parent and Me Volunteer. We are currently recruiting for the following positions, and ask that volunteers applying be 8-15 years or older. This youth/adult team goes through all training together and works together; the youth is not permitted to volunteer alone until they reach the age of 16. Thank you for your support of Cat Depot!

Weekday Volunteer Positions Available


Socialize the cats and help increase their chance of finding a homeCat Socializer

Volunteers spend 50% of their time working with the cats most in need of attention, listed on the socializer board. The other 50% of the time, socialize with all the other cats who call Cat Depot their temporary home. 

Current openings:

11 AM to 1 PM - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
1 PM to 3 PM - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
3 PM to 5 PM - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
5 AM to 7 PM - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


Weekend Volunteer Positions Available

Costume Character

Volunteers have the opportunity to help at events by playing Cat Depot's mascot Petunia. This is a great volunteer position for high school volunteers who are able to volunteer in the evenings and weekends through the year.

Current openings: Times Vary - Saturday, Sunday

Outreach Assistants

Volunteers have opportunities to help at outreach events, including informational table displays at places like New College and Whole Foods. Educational materials are provided by Cat Depot. Any additional display items or handout material must be approved prior to the event.

Current openings: Times vary - Saturday, Sunday


Ready to Apply?

Apply for our volunteer program today by clicking here: Volunteer Online Application Form

After an in-person interview and participation in our orientation, selected volunteer applicants will begin their service and complete on-site training with experienced volunteers and staff.


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Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at Cat Depot!