Volunteer

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon! We have helped over 88,000 cats, relying on the help of many volunteers. Your participation is key to ensuring that FCCO's services continue to be available for feral and stray cats and their caregivers.

We are currently seeking volunteers for the following weekly positions and request a 3-month commitment. Priority will be given to filling these roles, however other positions may be available in the future - please let us know if you have specific skills to share!

Administrative Assistant

Log incoming phone messages, confirm caregiver appointments, and assist with trap cleaning and office projects as needed.

SHIFTS: Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday mornings from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. or Monday or Thursday afternoons from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Clinic Check-In

Greet and check-in caregivers as they drop off their cats and assist in cleaning and prepping for next clinic. Some office duties or trap cleaning are part of this position. 

SHIFTS: Available Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Clinic Closing

Assist with surgical instrument prep, monitor cats during recovery, and help with checking cats out and clinic clean-up. 

SHIFTS: Available Tuesday or Wednesday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

STEPS TO VOLUNTEERING

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Application.

  2. Within a week, receive an email or phone call about interviewing from Dawn, an FCCO team member.

  3. Phone interview with Dawn.

  4. Attend an FCCO volunteer information session.

  5. Follow up confirmation and placement.

Please note that additional training will be required for all clinic volunteers, and other positions as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 16 years old.

  • Able to make a weekly volunteer commitment for at least 3 months.

  • Able to commit to scheduled volunteer times.

  • Work well with people - all volunteer positions work directly with the public, staff, and other volunteers.

  • For positions at spay/neuter clinics: able to squat, bend, twist, lift and stand for long periods of time, and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

If you are interested in volunteering please click here to fill out our Volunteer Application. You may also print the application and mail it to us at: FCCO - PO Box 82734, Portland, OR 97282.

For more information call 503-797-2606 or email us.