Application for use by Lancaster Animal Shelter, Lancaster SPCA and LASS (Lancaster Animal Shelter Supporters of SC). We encourage the participation of volunteers who support our mission to facilitate the rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of homeless pets. Volunteers should be 18 years of age or older. Those under 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian and completely supervised throughout their volunteer service. Minimum age is 16. Note that due to COVID19, the number of volunteers will be limited at any given time and facial coverings will be required on the shelter premises.
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State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Are you 18 yrs of age or older?
If No, how old are you?
Name & Phone Number of Parent or Guardian (if under 18).
Are you interested in volunteering to satisfy a community service requirement?
What is the reason for the community service requirement? What organization or school is sponsoring your service (include organization contact name, phone and email address)?
Do you have any allergies or physical restrictions? Please explain.
Why are you interested in becoming a volunteer?
What days and hours are you usually available?
Do you prefer to work with dogs or cats?
Either is fine
Do you work now or have you ever worked with any other shelters or rescues?
If yes, what organizations have you worked with?
Animal Experience: (check all that apply)
Animal Control Officer
None of the above
Please tell us what kinds of experience or special skills, strengths or talents you have (check all that apply)
Be on-call to run errands on weekdays (take animals to the vet, pick up/deliver items in the Lancaster area, etc.)
Coordinate and/or assist with education program with school children at local elementary schools
Bottle-feed kittens and/or puppies
Foster Care (Please fill out the foster application)
None of the above
What computer programs and social media platforms are you comfortable with? (check all that apply)
If you'd like to join our volunteer Facebook group where we post volunteer opportunities, please request to join the group: Lancaster SC Animal Shelter Volunteer Network
I plan to join the group
I am not planning to join on Facebook
I understand that before volunteering I (or my parent or guardian) will be required to sign a liability waiver which I will receive in advance of my service.
Yes, I understand
Please add any comments or anything you'd like us to consider:
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