VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Thanks so much for your interest in volunteering with Project MEOW. Below are various ways that you can get involved. Please remember to complete the volunteer application, and we look forward to hearing from you!

Fostering

Temporarily take care of adoptable cats and kittens in your home, providing attention and love. Learn more about fostering.

Short-term Recovery

Hold a cat for two weeks or less while they await transfer; can be in a provided cage.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Provide administrative support for foster and adoption management. All roles have flexible schedules, require 2-5 hours/week, a computer, and the use of project management software.

TRANSPORT

We have various needs for transporting cats. Most needs are during weekdays but there are infrequent evening emergency trips and some need for transport on weekends.

CARE OF RECOVERING CATS IN PROJECT MEOW SPACE

We hold cats in traps at our recovery space before and after their surgery. Volunteers clean traps and feed the cats. There are two shifts/day: morning and afternoon/evening. Volunteers receive thorough training and sign up for shifts using an online calendar. Must be able to lift 20 pounds.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH/EVENT PLANNING

  • Be an Event Ambassador at events where we table and talk to people about PM
  • Arrange for tabling at events (e.g. Clark Park May Fair) or set up adoption or fundraising events
  • Join our Slack group where events are announced and discussed

FUNDRAISING/CROWDFUNDING

  • Research, apply, and write grants that are appropriate for us
  • Crowdfund on social media
  • Come up with ways to fundraise and make them happen

COLONY CARE - Vehicle needed

Feed cats with supplied food at our adjacent colonies (located less than 2 miles from Clark Park) at least once a week between 4-7 PM; takes about an hour.

TRAPPING - Vehicle preferred

At this time, we do not need help with trapping. However, if you have found cats that need to be helped, please contact  rfa@projectmeow.org.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Help support our social media team.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

We need various materials designed and produced including flyers, t-shirts, etc.

IT SUPPORT

IT support of internal and external communication tools like our website, e-mail, Trello, etc.​

CREATE ITEMS WE CAN SELL AT EVENTS

Make items we can sell when tabling. These can be cat-related or not. Things we have sold include: cat toys, greeting cards, small pottery items, etc. Please make your own proposal of what you would like to make and donate! 

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