Passion and a love for animals and people alike. That's what our volunteers have in common. If you have some time and would like to help further our cause, we welcome your help! Below are the current opportunities we have available. Be sure to check back as opportunities will often change.
Volunteer With Your Pet (Across the US and several other countries)
Explore becoming a Pet Partners team - visit people in hospitals or assisted living centers, help children learn to read, and more. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Volunteer at our Bellevue, WA Office
Pet Partners is seeking volunteers in our headquarters office. If you have a passion for animals and people, this is an excellent opportunity to utilize your individual skills and talents to contribute to Pet Partners’ mission of providing the healing benefits of human-animal interactions! All in-house volunteer positions require:
♦ A minimum of one, 3-hour volunteer shift per week and a 6-month commitment
Front desk / Receptionist area:
♦ All prospective in-house volunteers are subject to background check
If you’re friendly, outgoing, sharp, and share our passion for the healing power of pets, we could use your help with answering and routing calls and emails and greeting office visitors. Please complete and submit our Front Desk Volunteer Application by clicking here (please note: some browsers do not support online completion of the form. Those that will support it include Internet Explorer version 10 and Google Chrome)
Therapy Animal Program / Program Operations:
Volunteers will assist staff by answering inquiries from prospective and existing therapy animal handlers, Instructors, Evaluators, and human-animal bond enthusiasts. If you are interested, please complete and submit the volunteer application form for our therapy animal program by clicking here (please note: some browsers do not support online completion of the form. Those that will support it include Internet Explorer version 10 and Google Chrome) .
General phone calls and email inquiries include:
♦ How to become a therapy animal team
Other Program/Operations tasks include:
♦ How to become a licensed Pet Partners instructor or evaluator
♦ How to start a therapy animal visiting program
♦ How to start a therapy animal group or affiliate
♦ Answering inquiries on Therapy Animal Team registration packets
♦ Contacting volunteers to resolve incomplete packets issues
♦ General administrative tasks such as data entry, scanning, filing, etc.
Volunteer in Portland
We don't have any specific volunteer positions at this time, but please let us know of your interests and we'll see if we can match you up with another need we have. Volunteers help us with a variety of projects - filing, mailings, event planning, writing articles, research, database work, etc. To explore opportunities, please contact Lisa Zeiner at (360) 566-7486 or firstname.lastname@example.org.