Other Volunteer Opportunities

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Foster care

Foster care volunteers take Dakin animals into their home and care for them while they grow up, get well, or get ready for adoption. Foster volunteers must be able to travel regularly to our Springfield location. For more information on becoming a foster home, visit our Foster Care page.


Pet Food Aid Program Delivery Driver 

Want to help both people and animals through a program that allows people and pets to stay together? Then volunteering for Dakin's Pet Food Aid Program is the right position for you. We are seeking volunteers that are able to deliver food from Dakin's Springfield Adoption Center to survival centers and food banks throughout the Pioneer Valley. This position requires the ability to lift 65 lbs. and a vehicle (preferably a truck)  that can carry lots of food.
Interested in volunteering or learning more?  Sign up for one of the orientations listed below:
Monday April 29th at 6:30pm
Thursday May 2 at 10am