Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities
We are a 100% volunteer organization and we NEED YOU! The rewards are endless, find your niche and join us!

The following volunteer opportunities are available.  Please complete the Volunteer Application indicating your area of interest.  

  • PetSmart Adoptathon Counselors 
    Adoptathons are held every weekend from 11:30 – 3 pm. This person will sign up to help for 2-hours and work at one of our PetSmart Adoption Centers in Wake Forest or in Raleigh at Six Forks Station or Capital Crossings. You will be the face of Purr Partners and interact with the public, being flexible and friendly is definitely a plus!  Showing the cats to potential adopters, discussing their bio/personality, health records, explaining the adoption process and accepting applications. Tasks may also include setting up/taking down cages, adding food & water, giving the cats potty breaks and answering basic questions from PetSmart customers. Oh, and the cuddles and purrs are FREE! 
  • Fostering – keeping cats and/or kittens in your home until adoption; caring for them, transporting to the vet, supply days, PetSmart Adoption Events, etc. We need regular fosters for both kittens and adults, quarantine fosters, temporary fosters, and medical fosters. 
  • Cat Cuddling and Adoption Center Maintenance  – Cuddling the kitties and cleaning their condos one evening a week at our PetSmart Adoption Centers (Wake Forest, Six Forks Station and Capital Crossings in Raleigh.)
  • Fundraising  – Annual fundraising events include: Silent Auction and Wine Tastings, 5K and Fun Runs, local festivals, dining for dollars and more!
    • Special Event chairs for annual events:  Halloween Ball, Casino Night, Pints for Purrs, Kitten Palooza,
      Black & White Prom, etc.
    • Donation coordinators request donations from area businesses for events.
  • Marketing & Publicity Committee – help spread the word out about the wonderful work we do!
    • Advertise events by distributing posters and flyers to area businesses in Wake Forest and Raleigh.
    • Internet Contributor to submit press releases, advertisements and events on area websites and community calendars.
    • Graphic designers to make posters, flyers, social media posts, etc.
    • Purr Partners Website Editor – WordPress experience needed.  
    • Photography/videos – helping fosters get good pictures of their foster cats and kittens, photographing events, producing videos.
  • Development –  help raise funds through capital campaigns, major corporate and business gifts, foundations, major individual gifts, grants.
  •  Transportation– organize freedom rides from shelters, transporting to the vet, and other transportation needs.
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