Category Archives: Volunteering

Now Interviewing – Austin Pets Alive! Volunteer Coordinator

Summary Under general supervision, this employee will coordinate all activities of Austin Pets Alive!’s volunteer program including recruiting, training, recognizing, and supporting volunteers, maintaining volunteer records, and performing related work required to achieve APA!’s No-Kill mission. The ideal candidate is … Continue reading

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February 2015 Volunteer of the Month- Ranelle Meroney

Thank you to February’s Volunteer of the Month, Ranelle Merony. A dedicated volunteer in the neonatal nursery, Ranelle never leaves a feeding shift unfilled and is an asset to the team. This is what her peers have to say about … Continue reading

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Big Sisters – Big Impacts

Austin Pets Alive! isn’t the only place that uses big brother and big sisters to make an impact. The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America has been matching mentors with human “Littles” for over 100 years. The relationships formed … Continue reading

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January Volunteer of the Month- Karen Hardwick

A warm thank you to January’s Volunteer of the Month, Karen Hardwick. If you have ever visited Town Lake Animal Center, you have undoubtedly seen her snapping photos or walking dogs. An indispensable part of the APA! team, Karen was … Continue reading

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December Volunteer of the Month- Amy Heil

This December, Austin Pets Alive! wants to thank and congratulate our next Volunteer of the Month- Amy Heil. Here is what her fellow APA!-ers had to say about her: “Amy is constantly at Parvo taking care of the pups. She … Continue reading

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November Volunteers of the Month- Susan and Rhyan

Austin Pets Alive! is fortunate to have hundreds of dedicated volunteers. And this month we want to give extra thanks to our volunteers of the month: Susan and Rhyan, an incredible mother-daughter duo. Here’s what others had to say about … Continue reading

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October Volunteer of the Month- Leora Orent

Thank you to October’s Volunteer of the Month, Leora Orent. Leora is one of those volunteers with the passion, energy and thoughtfulness that make her an asset to the APA! team as well as a favorite among our canine residents. … Continue reading

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September Volunteer of the Month- Jen Cohen

Austin Pets Alive! is proud to recognize our volunteer of the month for September, Jen Cohen. Jen is an integral part of the Adopt@ Team and shines as a volunteer in several ways. Here is what fellow APA!-ers have to say about … Continue reading

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