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Volunteer Opportunities Web Image: Volunteer Banner

Volunteers play a vital role at Animal Rescue Foundation of Louisiana, ARF-LA. The hundreds of animals under our care have so many needs to be met; we couldn’t possibly do it without the assistance of our volunteers. If you have some extra time and love to give, we can use your help! Below are some of the areas in which we can most use assistance:

Click here to complete a Volunteer Application:

Web Image: Pawprint RedAdoption Events

Help is needed by holding the dogs for adoption on leashes for meetings with potential adopters; setting up & cleaning up. 

Adoption Events are held:

  • Saturdays at Petco, from 11am to 2pm  
  • Sundays, at Pet Smart from 1pm to 4pm.

Web Image: Pawprint RedBe a Foster Parent - Foster Dogs 

Do you have a love for dogs?  How about caring for homeless animals temporarily in your own home. Dog kennels and crates are often available for loan to volunteers.  Download the Foster Application below, completely fill in and fax to 337-662-5978.

Complete Foster Application Here

Web Image: Pawprint RedFundraising

A s sisting and/or leading various events as needed, selling fundraising items or working on a committee to put on an event or fund-raiser.

Web Image: Pawprint RedHumane Education

Coordinate and/or Assist our Humane Educational Program.  ARF-LA promotes responsible dog ownership by educating the public in the selection, care, and training of dogs.  This would involve research and possibly attending seminars to educate yourself and other volunteers.  We sometimes offer presentations to school children on pet care and other important topics.

Web Image: Pawprint RedPhotography

If you have a knack for digital photography, please consider this opportunity.

ARF-LA is always taking pictures of new animals for the website. And it is useful to have pictures of ARF events and activities for the website and the newsletter.

Web Image: Pawprint RedPromotions/Newsletter

Do you have a talent for writing and creativity?   We need individuals to help write newsletters, press releases, advertisements, fliers, and brochures for our events and activities.

Help promote adoptions and events by posting pictures & bulletins on social media sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, Etc.)

Web Image: Pawprint RedSpecial Events

We often participate in special events in which we have booths that are staffed by ARF volunteers. This includes talking with people and general public relations. We also need help planning volunteer celebration events.

Web Image: Pawprint RedSpecial Projects/ Office Duties

Creating flyers for events, photography, videography, data entry, etc.

Web Image: Pawprint RedTelephoning

Telephone work requires anywhere from a minimal to extensive time commitment, e.g. calls to volunteers as reminders of events, returning calls which come in to the ARF message center.

Web Image: Pawprint RedWeb  Site Updates

Websites need continuous updating; we need assistance with creating web pages and keeping website info up-to-date.

Click here to complete a Volunteer Application: 

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