High-School Volunteer Program - 16-18 years 

Thank you for your interest in serving Cat Depot as a High School Volunteer!

Socialize the cats and help increase their chance of finding a home

As a High School Volunteer, we require a minimum commitment of 4 regular one-hour shifts per month for at least 6 months. Volunteer shifts are offered 7 days a week based on availability, from 11 AM to 7 PM Monday through Friday and 11 AM to 5 PM Saturday and Sunday.

Your hours are tracked and recorded with our Volunteer Program and are easily accessed by you when or if you need them for school!

Some of the areas you can volunteer as a High School volunteer are:

  • Cat Socializing
  • Costume Character Appearances
  • Outreach table at events like:
    - Holidays Around the Ranch
    - Boofest
    - Sarasota Winter Carnival & Bazaar
  • Fostering (after two months of volunteering)
  • Cat Care (if 18 years old)


Information sessions are limited to 20 people and will be held on:

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4 PM
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10 AM
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4 PM


Please note there is a $20 Volunteer fee to cover all training costs, volunteer t-shirt and name tag. Fee is payable at time of orientation.

Ready to get started?

To apply as a volunteer at Cat Depot, please click "Apply Here" and fill out the application. Once completed, you will be contacted by the Volunteer Department via email with more information regarding orientation.


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