The animals at Caring For Creatures need you! There are many ways in which you can give of your time, expertise, and energy here at the sanctuary. It is our goal to assist you in finding the best way for you to participate in our Volunteer Program. You can assist by taking a few moments to provide some information about you, your schedule, preferences and time constraints! Thank you.Name(Required) First Last Address(Required) Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Home Phone(Required)Cell Phone(Required)Email(Required) Emergency Contact(Required) First Last Emergency Contact Phone(Required)Age if under 18 Please note that volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times unless other arrangements have been made with Caring For Creatures.Please review the following categories and indicate your preferencesI’m most interested in working with...(Required) Cats only Dogs only Both Cats and Dogs CATS (select all that apply)(Required) Socializing shy/timid cats Socializing/playing with social cats Assist with cleaning cat living areas Washing dishes (10:30 a.m. – 12:30p.m.) Transport to/from vet appointments Pick up food/supplies from Charlottesville and bring to the sanctuary Grooming/Brushing Take photos/create videos for our use on social media & website I am trained in animal massage and/or Reiki, and would like to donate those services Other If other, please explain:(Required) DOGS (select all that apply)(Required) Leash walking Socializing/Working with shy dogs Learn training techniques & help our dogs learn basic manners Grooming: brushing, assist with baths Help with off-site adoption events Transport to/from vet appointments Pickup food/supplies from Charlottesville and bring to the sanctuary Take photos/create videos for our use on social media & website I am trained in animal massage and/or Reiki and would like to donate those services Other If other, please explain:(Required) EVENTS & FUNDRAISING (select all that apply)(Required) I can help with events I’m a great organizer and can help with event planning tasks I can help at off-site adoption outings & small community events I have seamstress skills – we need help with bandana making and cutting down and hemming blankets for the animals I’d like to discuss other ways I can assist with fundraising/marketing New volunteers may assist with events without attending an orientation. We recommend a tour if you have not been at the sanctuary.GROUNDS & MAINTENANCE (select all that apply)(Required) Grass cutting, weed eating, weeding planting areas Basic carpentry: building tables, porches, shelves, etc. General Fix-it Tasks: repairing fences, gate latches, basic plumbing/electrical & other similar tasks Use of power equipment Any other skills, areas of experience, or professional expertise New volunteers may assist with Grounds & Maintenance without attending an orientation. We recommend a tour if you have not been at the sanctuary.Please advise what power equipment you are trained to use and/or comfortable using:(Required) Please indicate any skills, areas of experience, or professional expertise you possess which could be helpful and that you are willing to share:(Required) When are you available?The best time of day for me is... (select all that apply)(Required) 10:00 a.m. – Noon Noon – 3:00 p.m. Whatever times are needed for events/off-site activities Other If other, please explain:(Required) The days that are most convenient for me to volunteer are... (select all that apply)(Required) Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Note: The sanctuary is closed Sunday & Monday, but open to volunteers who have had some experience. We do not have office staff available to assist on Sunday or Monday.Someone will be in touch with you soon to schedule you for our Volunteer Orientation which is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month and/or, provide information about scheduling a tour with our office staff. Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you to the sanctuary.