Temporary Changes to Volunteer Policies

Updated 4.22.2020 – Animal Friends Alliance is currently operating with a closed campus and we are not offering on-site volunteer opportunities.  All volunteer trainings and orientations have been postponed.  We hope to resume onboarding and training as soon as it is safe to do so. 

If you are interested in other ways to support Animal Friends Alliance during this time, we have some ideas listed on our blog.  Thank you for your support!

If you have questions about volunteering with Animal Friends Alliance, please email volunteer@savinganimalstoday.org.

Your Impact

The Animal Friends Alliance Volunteer Team has over 900 of the most passionate individuals in Northern Colorado! Our Volunteer Team donated over 70,000 hours of their time in 2018 to help animals and people in our community. Volunteers help make improve the lives of animals by caring for the cats and dogs in our shelters, the pets that come through the clinic, and fostering animals in their homes. Thank you for your interest in joining the Animal Friends Alliance Volunteer Team!

Volunteer Opportunities

Animal Care Volunteer

Animal Care Volunteers care for adoptable cats and dogs at our shelters. They are responsible for cleaning, feeding, assisting with medical care, and enrichment, including walking, playtime, and socialization. 

Community Outreach

Community Outreach Volunteers improve the lives of animals and people in our community by getting the word out about our great services including adoptions, spay/neuter, and Community Pet Resources. Community Outreach volunteers also help run supply drives and events. Responsibilities can include posting fliers, asking for wishlist donations, or educating community memebrs at an outreach table.

Foster Volunteer

Foster Volunteers provide temporary shelter and care for animals in their homes. They also transport fosters to and from the shelter for veterinary appointments and adoptions. Foster volunteers must be at least 18 years old and have a home check. Please visit the Foster Volunteer page for more information.

Service Projects

Is your service club or company interested in volunteering at Animal Friends Alliance? Animal Friends Alliance allows clubs, service groups, and corporations the opportunity to develop valuable team-building skills while lending their time and expertise to a great cause – helping Animal Friends Alliance! Service projects could include: making dog toys or cat beds, hosting a supply drive, or cleaning our shelters.