Thank you for wanting to help us save lives!
This application is for individuals who are ready to volunteer now. Submitting an application does not guarantee approval to volunteer. If you are interested in fostering or adopting, please complete the relevant application.
Helpful tips to expedite the processing of your application:
How did you hear about SOS Animal Rescue League?
We use a private Facebook Group to facilitate most of our communications, supplemented with emails. Do you have Facebook and email accounts that you access regularly? If not, are you willing/able to create and use such?*
What is the email address associated with your Facebook account? [If you do not have a Facebook account, please create one if you wish to volunteer with SOSARL.]*
Why are you interested in volunteering at this time?*
Do you have any pets who currently reside in or frequent your home?
If you have other pets in your home (or have had other pets in your home in the last 5 years), please list each pet by name, species, breed, temperament, and current status.
My pets, including all past pets, are:
(Please select all that apply.)
What is your availability to volunteer? (Please select all that apply.)
Approximately how many hours per week do you have to commit to volunteering?*
Select the task(s) that you feel would be a good match for your volunteer efforts and your skillset:
Have you ever volunteered or fostered for another rescue or shelter?
If you answered Yes to the above question - which rescue/shelter have you volunteered for and who is their volunteer coordinator? Please provide name and contact info.*
Please provide the name and phone number for the veterinarian who can provide us with the most comprehensive record of wellness, vaccinations and heartworm medications for all current and recent pets. To avoid delays, please note the person's name under which the pet record(s) is listed at the vet, and please also call your vet to give them permission to speak with an SOS representative. Applications with current/recent pets who are not up to date on recommended vaccinations and do not receive regular heartworm preventative, except per medical exception, will not be considered. *
Personal Reference 1 Name*
Personal Reference 1 Relationship (no relatives, please)*
Personal Reference 1 Phone Number*
Personal Reference 1 Email
Personal Reference 2 Name*
Personal Reference 2 Relationship (no relatives, please)*
Personal Reference 2 Phone Number*
Personal Reference 2 Email
By submitting this application, I affirm that all information is true and complete and that no one in my household has ever been convicted of animal cruelty or abuse. I agree to give permission for a representative of SOSARL to call my references. I also understand that a home visit by an SOS representative may be required before I am approved to volunteer. I will review and sign a Volunteer Agreement that will outline my roles and responsibilities while I am entrusted with the care of animals and also while acting as a representative of SOSARL.
If you are under 18 years old, enter the full name and phone number for your parent or legal guardian.*
I affirm that I have discussed my volunteering intentions with my parent or legal guardian and s/he consents to allow me to volunteer services for SOS and will sign the SOS Volunteer Contract if I am approved to volunteer.