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Become a TVAR Volunteer!

Are you interested in becoming a TVAR volunteer?
Please follow the steps below to get started!


STEP ONE: You must first attend our general orientation. This session provides an overview of our volunteer opportunities and explains the next steps for each opportunity so you can decide if volunteering with TVAR is a good fit for you:
If you are a member of the National Charity League (NCL), click here (link coming soon!)
If you are a general public volunteer, click here for the New Volunteer Orientation Schedule

STEP TWO: Whether you decide to volunteer with TVAR or not, there are a few things you can do to help us out long-term, and it just takes 5 minutes of your time now:
Like Tri-Valley Animal Rescue on Facebook and share our events and animals
Follow us on Instagram @tri_valley_animal_rescue and share our photos
Follow us on Twitter @TVARtweets and retweet
Register with www.escrip.com and name Tri-Valley Animal Rescue as a beneficiary. Every time you shop with a registered card at a participating retailer, that company will donate a portion of your purchase amount to TVAR
Register with smile.amazon.com and name Tri-Valley Animal Rescue as a beneficiary. Every time you shop at Amazon using the smile.amazon.com link (don't worry - they remind you!), Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase amount to TVAR

STEP THREE: If you decide you want to volunteer with TVAR after attending orientation, you must fill out and sign our waiver/code of conduct form (link coming soon!). NCL NOTE: moms must sign this as the adult. Daughters can sign the same form if desired, but not a separate form since mom will be the responsible party.
If you are going to be a shelter volunteer, bring the signed form with you to your buddy session
If you are going to be a foster, administrative, or events volunteer, bring your signed form to the first meeting with your program coordinator

STEP FOUR: this step will vary depending on how you would like to volunteer. Please follow any/all of the below, as applicable:

If you would like to socialize animals at the shelter, you must attend a buddy training session for the species (dog or cat) that you wish to socialize. If you plan to socialize dogs AND cats, you must attend one of each session:
Shelter Cat Volunteer Buddy Schedule
Shelter Dog Volunteer Buddy Schedule

If you would like to become a foster volunteer, read more about our programs at the links below and contact the coordinator to get started:
Fostering kittens
Fostering bottle baby kittens
Fostering dogs and puppies
Fostering adult cats

If you would like to be an administrative or events volunteer, click here (link coming soon!) for information on how to contact the coordinators

If you are not an NCL member and your 10-17 year old child would like to become a TVAR volunteer, click here for information about our award-winning Teen/Junior Program

If you are an existing volunteer, click here for volunteer resources and forms