Groundskeeping Volunteer Form

PURPOSE: Assist the animal shelter staff and animals by maintaining the grounds around the Humane Society.

SHIFTS:
Volunteers in this role may volunteer any day of the week between the hours of 8:00-5:30 p.m.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Mowing the lawn
  • Weed-wacking
  • Trimming overgrowth on dog walking trails
  • Planting flowers
  • Power-washing dog play yards
  • Cleaning doggy play pools
  • Other outdoor projects as needed

SKILLS AND QUALITIES NEEDED:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Professional, motivated, passion for animals, strong communication skills
  • This role requires a regular commitment to maintain our landscaping, ideal candidates will be able to volunteer a minimum of one day a week
  • We are hoping for this to be a long-term commitment; we request the ideal candidate commit to volunteer in this role for a minimum of 3 months.

SUMMARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Exposure to loud noise, odors, fumes, chemicals, and animal waste.
  • Walks on tiled surfaces and flooring that may be wet or dry.
  • Exposure to outdoor elements such as rain, heat, cold, etc.
  • May require standing for long period of time, bending, operation of machinery such as a riding lawn mower and/or weedwacker, etc.

TO APPLY: Please complete and submit the online volunteer application for this position.

*All volunteers must abide by all health and safety requirements enforced by the shelter

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