Volunteer Position


This position is great for animal lovers that are also "people persons". This is ideal for anyone interested in focusing on animal advocacy or public relations.


Reception is responsible for welcoming visitors to the adoption center. This position has the opportunity to be the public face of HPAC and requires strong people skills.

Duties include:

         Greeting each visitor in person

         Answering the phone in a pleasant and helpful manner

         Answering questions about the adoption center processes, including adoption, volunteering and fostering

         Directing visitors through the adoption process, from viewing the animals, to filling out the applications, to working with an Adoption Counselor

         Assembling adoption packets

         Keeping the reception area clean and attractive

         Assisting with adoption center laundry

         Additional projects as needed.



Volunteers are scheduled for the same 2-3 hour shift each week. There is a 3 month minimum weekly commitment. Dependability is essential.


   Monday-Friday 11am 7pm
   Saturday-Sunday 9am - 6pm


All volunteers must attend a volunteer orientation before starting their position. The orientation covers each of the volunteer positions at HPAC in detail and explains the overall objectives of HPAC as an organization. HPAC trains all volunteers. No previous experience is necessary.


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