We depend solely on the time, dedication, and passion of our volunteers to fulfill our mission of helping homeless, neglected, and abused cats. Would you like to be a part of that mission? There are many ways you can help to make a difference in the life of the cats we rescue.

Ways to volunteer:

  • Shelter Assistant: clean litter boxes, wash bedding, sweep, vacuum, feed/water, give medications, play with/socialize cats.
  • Foster Care: provide safe, stress-free, healthy home environment to socialize and love kittens and cats while you prepare them for a forever home.
  • Weekend Adoption Events: Time commitment varies; transport cats and equipment to local events; be friendly, outgoing and professional with public and prospective adopters. Also, fundraising, senior visits/pet therapy visits, voicemail and email support.

Interested? Complete the online application or download the PDF and fax the completed form to 1-800-353-1686.

Volunteers needed sign with multi-colored hands waving

While we have many positions open, we have a higher need for the volunteer positions listed listed here!  If you are interested in any of the following positions, please contact us. Or, when filling out an online application, please let us know in the comments box what position(s) you're interested in. Thank you!

HALFWAY HOUSE ASSISTANT: We need people for Tuesday, Thursday or Friday morning shifts. Volunteers must follow house procedures and protocols; must be dependable (the cats rely on you); clean litter boxes; wash/dry bedding; sweep/vacuum/mop; feed/water; give medications; play/socialize cats. Shifts last from one to two hours.

FACILITY MANAGER:  We are looking for someone to oversee the maintenance of our Halfway House. Duties would include overseeing or performing handyperson jobs; scheduling maintenance for the furnace, roof cleaning; and other things as needed.  We are also looking for handy people to do assorted tasks both large and small according to your ability.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT: We are looking for a medical assistant to gently restrain cats for medical exams.  You will be interviewed by Sandy Bush, our vet tech, before being accepted.  You do not need a medical background, but you do need to be good at following directions. You can’t be afraid to hold cats still and you need to have enough strength to restrain cats for blood draws. You can work as much or as little as you want.

ASSISTANT VET TECH: We're looking for a licensed vet tech to volunteer for 2 - 4 hours a week to help our primary vet tech, Sandy Bush. Learn More.

HANDY PERSON: We are looking for people to assist our Facility Manager with assorted jobs at the Halfway House. Jobs vary from putting up a shelf to construction projects to pouring concrete. Please contact us with what type of project you would be willing to help with.

GRANT WRITER: We’re looking for experienced grant writers to help us with some important projects. If you’re interested, please contact us.

Be a Foster Hero!

Love cats but not ready for your own? If your lifestyle doesn’t allow for longtime pet care, fostering is a great alternative! Get your kitty fix by welcoming a litter of kitties into your home for a few weeks or few months while they wait for their forever home. Fostering is a great way to help on your own time, in the comfort of your own home.

Kitten Buttercup, and Boysenberry in a kitty bed

Furry Friends is a nonprofit cat adoption organization. Its mission is to help homeless, relinquished and abused cats by providing spaying and neutering, medical care, and foster shelter for as long as it takes to find their forever home. Copyright © 2013 – 2020 Furry Friends. All rights reserved. Website design and development by Christina Roberts.