SNKC Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteer opportunities cater to various interests and skillsets, and make it easy for people to get involved.

With a developed training program and the availability of continuing education classes and on-the-job training, our volunteers are given the support they need to be a successful and integral part of Team SNKC.
There are many opportunities to volunteer for Spay and Neuter Kansas City and help provide pet care and end pet homelessness in Kansas City.
Spay and Neuter Kansas City relies on volunteers and animal lovers of all skill sets to provide important pet wellness and education services.
By volunteering for Spay and Neuter Kansas City, you will help end pet homelessness and help provide affordable pet care services in Kansas City.

Surgical Operative Support (SOS)

Work with veterinary clinic staff in the surgical spay/neuter clinic to sustain high-volume productivity and high standards of quality and care. Help wash surgical instruments, create surgical spay/neuter instrument packs, assist with post-surgery recovery and monitoring of patients.

Mobile Clinic Assistant

Work with a team of staff and volunteers to provide off-site preventative services and microchipping to pet owners in the community. Assist with customer service, line control, tag assignments and vaccination services.

Transport/Delivery Assistant

Work with SNKC staff and/or independently to provide support to clients with limited transportation. Ensure pets are happy and healthy by transporting them to and from spay/neuter or vaccination services and delivering much needed pet resources. 

Internship and Job Shadowing Opportunities

For internship and job shadowing inquiries, or for more information, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteer@snkc.net.

Wellness Care Clinic (WCC)

Work with other volunteers and staff in our Wellness Care Clinic to help provide vaccination services to walk-in patients. Assist with client check-in, performing data entry, customer service and WCC prep.

Resource Maintenance

Volunteers assist in creating and maintaining all resources needed for the success of SNKC’s spay/neuter clinic and Wellness Care Clinic. Assist with prepping pill bottles, and assembling e-collars, creating humane live trap covers and microchip packs.

Event Ambassador

Work with a team of volunteers and/or staff at special off-site community events. Help spread SNKC’s mission to end pet homelessness and provide the resources and information needed by pet owners and SNKC supporters.

Pet Food Pantry

Volunteers distribute approved resources and supplies to clients and assist with pantry food preparation and organization. Experienced volunteers may move into Pet Food Pantry Coordinator opportunities.

Community Service Program (CSP)

Spay and Neuter Kansas City may accept court-ordered community service hours for nonviolent charges except theft. SNKC will not accept any violent charges under any circumstance. The acceptance of Community Service Program participants is at the discretion of Spay and Neuter Kansas City. For CSP inquiries or for more information, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteer@snkc.net.

T-N-R Ambassador

Work with T-N-R coordinators and feral cat caretakers to provide spay/neuter and vaccination services to targeted free-roaming feral cat colonies. Assist with Trap-Neuter-Return efforts to stabilize feral cat colony populations.

Families Better Together™ Pet Resource Officer

Become a P.R.O.! This is a perfect opportunity for volunteers who need more flexibility in their schedule. Pet Resource Officers (PROs) work on their own time as a representative of SNKC’s community outreach program and work in their direct neighborhood to help coordinate the needs of their community to the Families Better Together™ team.

Street Team

Volunteers work with coordinators in a “boots on the ground” effort to end pet homelessness and provide education, wellness and resources to pet owners in underserved communities.

Kennel Attendant

Assist the spay/neuter clinic team in kennel care and sanitation.

 

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Potential volunteers must complete a volunteer application as well as pass all application processes before attending orientation.
  • Volunteers must have access to a computer with internet and must have valid email address
  • Volunteers must commit to a minimum of 6 service hours monthly
  • All volunteers must be 14 years of age or older:
    • Volunteers 16-17* years of age must obtain signed parental consent to participate in volunteer services
    • Volunteers 14-15* years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during all volunteer activities. Both the volunteer and the parent or legal guardian must complete a volunteer application and attend an agency orientation.

*Volunteers under the age of 18 are not allowed any contact with animals

Volunteer Perks

SNKC offers Volunteer Perks to active volunteers. These perks include:

  • One complimentary SNKC Volunteer shirt
  • Discounted flea and heartworm preventative and Seresto collars
  • Discounted vaccination services for personal pets
  • Discounted spay/neuter services for personal pets
  • Invitations to special SNKC events including quarterly Meet n’ Eat volunteer socials and team celebrations
  • Access to the Volunteers of SNKC Facebook group
  • Biweekly newsletters
  • Free Continuing Education classes

Ready to join the movement?

Please email us at volunteer@snkc.net