Become a Volunteer for Our Rabbits

Position Description
  • Set up hopping areas and pens to provide exercise and socialization for rabbits.
  • Using safe rabbit handling techniques and designated training protocols, transport rabbits to hopping areas and pens.
  • Interact with potential adopters to screen for suitability and to identify those rabbits that provide the best match for that adopter and their home.
  • Monitor interactions between potential adopters and rabbits.
  • Greet visitors to rabbit area and provide information about our facility and adoptable rabbits in a friendly, professional manner.
  • Maintain clean rabbit cages during shift.
  • Monitor rabbit health and behavior and report any issues or changes to staff.
  • Provide fresh water as needed.
Special Capabilities and Requirements
  • Must be able to learn and use safe rabbit handling techniques and practices when interacting with the animals.
  • Must be able to learn and retain various protocols and follow direction of staff.
  • Must be able to provide friendly, knowledgeable customer service and to answer questions in a professional manner, deferring to staff if guidance is needed.
  • Must be able to pick up and carry rabbits to and from hopping area.
  • Attend General Orientation Session.
  • Attend training session with experienced rabbit volunteer.

Ready to Become a Volunteeer?

Fill out the volunteer application here

Expectations of Pet Project Foundation Volunteers:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit an application and attend appropriate orientation and training sessions
  • Be able to make a commitment of at least 6 months to your volunteer position
  • Report to assigned shift on time and stay until the end of your shift
  • Notify the volunteer coordinator if you are unable to come in for your assigned shift
  • Follow the direction of paid staff at all times
  • Learn and follow the policies of the shelter
  • Wear clothing appropriate to the season and to your assignment
  • Report accidents and bites promptly to staff
  • Interact courteously and professionally with staff, guests and volunteers
  • Become a member of Pet Project Foundation by paying the annual dues - a volunteer t-shirt is included with initial fee