Orientation and onboarding is required before you can begin volunteering within a specific program of Austin Pets Alive!. Our Volunteer Matching Team will be in contact with you within 24 hours of your application being submitted to help guide you to activities that best fit your commitment level, availability, and interests, all while helping us meet our organizational goals. At this time you will also receive the link to register for the online volunteer orientation session. Orientation will cover the goals and policies of the organization, as well as explain volunteer opportunities.
There is a non-refundable registration fee which includes an Austin Pets Alive! volunteer t-shirt. Regardless of whether you are volunteering or accompanying a minor, everyone must register. If the reservation fee constitutes a financial hardship for you, you may request a fee waiver by contacting us.
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If a volunteer is between the ages of 12-17:
Both youth and parent/legal guardian must each submit an individual online application, complete an online general volunteer orientation, and provide a parent waiver prior to volunteering. Youth may volunteer without a parent/legal guardian once the above steps are completedOnline Application Parent Waiver
Both youth and parent/legal guardian must each submit an individual online application, complete an online general volunteer orientation, and provide a parent waiver prior to volunteering. Youth will need to volunteer with said parent/legal guardian at all times after the above steps are complete. Volunteer activities are limited for the purpose of safety.Online Application Parent Waiver
You must complete our Volunteer Application prior to being able to complete an online orientation. After submitting the application, you will receive an email with more information.Apply Now
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