Rescue Village relies on hundreds of volunteers
every year to keep our life-saving programs running strong.
URGENT NEED FOR FOSTER FAMILIES! to learn more, click here
Group volunteers needed -- Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21st
We are looking for groups of volunteers to assist with setup at Holden Arboretum the day before Woofstock on Saturday (9-1pm) and breakdown after Woofstock on Sunday (3-5pm). This is a great opportunity for team-building and group service hours. Call 440-338-4819 x 49 for more information.
Individuals 16 and over may apply to train for an animal care volunteer position.
Students ages 8-15
can volunteer with an adult partner through our JR TLC Teams. These student/adult teams focus on animal enrichment (ages 8-11) and socialization of cats, dogs, and/or small animals like rabbits, ferrets, and guinea pigs (ages 12-15).
Community service positions in housekeeping and shelter maintenance are reserved for individuals age 21 and older who have court-ordered service hours to complete.
volunteers have the following training requirements:
- Animal Care Class
- On the job training with a mentor volunteer (typically two shifts
at two hours each) for each volunteer level
Shelter volunteers are asked to commit to a regular
weekly shift of two hours.
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Geauga County Dept. of Emergency Services, Geauga County Dog Warden's Dept. and Geauga Humane Society have partnered to
form the A-CERT program.
Emergency Response Team is a team of volunteers, through
training prepares you to help yourself, family, and your neighbors and the
animals in the community in the event of a disaster.
may help by:
immediate assistance in animal resources
animal needs assessment info
and coordinate A-CERT response teams
and staff emergency animal evacuation shelters
with and coordinate animal & owner evacuations
lost animals with their owners
animal emergency preparedness
Click here to view the Spring 2014 Schedule!
2104 A-CERT classes are set for May on Monday and Thursday evenings. Stay tuned, as the modules to be covered will be posted soon!
becoming a trained A-CERT volunteer you will acquire the skills necessary to
rescue, capture, shelter & save the lives of animals in the event of a
Standard Operating Guidelines.
more information, or if you are interested in becoming an
A-CERT member, please
call Ken Folson of the EMA at 440-279-2173.