List of volunteer opportunities
"We are the ones we've been waiting for." - Nathan Winograd
Brother Wolf loves its volunteers! Have a special talent, skill, or interest? Let us know how you want to help! In addition to the ongoing activities listed below, we have fun and exciting fundraisers and events happening all the time. Sign up to join our Volunteer Team today and you'll be notified when new opportunities come up!
*** All new volunteers must fill out a BWAR Volunteer Application Form and go through an orientation, held at our adoption center, before they may begin. All volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
*** If you are interested in bringing a group to help at the adoption center or at a special event, or if you are looking for a BWAR representative to visit your school or church, please DO NOT fill out the Volunteer Application Form below and email email@example.com directly with your needs. Thank you!
Join our Volunteering Team
(1) Click the link below to complete your volunteer application. Note: If you are a parent filling out the application for your child who is under 16 years of age, you must fill out a form as well, and secure 2 spots in the same orientation. Or if you are a child under 16 years of age then you must have your parent fill out the form as well and secure 2 spots in the same orientation. Thank you.
(2) After you receive an acknowledgment that your application has been received, attend the volunteer orientation. We look forward to getting you started!
Please contact Lauren, our Volunteer Coordinator, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 828-423-2954 with questions regarding our volunteer program and how to get involved.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
••••• COME BY THE ADOPTION CENTER and help in keeping it a happy and healthy home for all of our animals... pick up some laundry to take home, give a puppy or two a bath, let the cats purr as you give them love, wash some dishes, play fetch in the yard, or take a lovely dog on a walk around the neighborhood. The choices are abundant, and the animals will be happy to see you!
••••• Come join our PETSMART CAT TEAM in caring for our cats and kittens while they spend a week in the Adoption Center at PetSmart. Volunteers scoop litter, provide fresh food and water, clean, and spend time loving and socializing the babies. Morning and evening shifts available. Must be 18 years old or older. Please contact Peggy at email@example.com with questions or to sign up.
••••• Be a FOSTER PARENT. Everything you need to care for a puppy or kitten, cat or dog is provided, as well as all medical care; it won't cost you a thing! Be that most vital link for a pet while it goes from homeless uncertainty to a loving, forever home! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
••••• OUTWARD HOUNDS HIKING CLUB. Help enrich the quality of the lives of our adoptable dogs while exploring beautiful WNC. Every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 10am (switches to 9am June-September) we meet at the Adoption Center, leash up our furry friends, make sure we have plenty of water, and head out! (Note: You must be 18 years or older if you want to walk a dog alone). Email email@example.com for details on this week's hikes! We ask that you please leave your own pets at home - sorry!
••••• ADOPTION DAYS. We are always looking for volunteers to come to set up, hang out, and break down at these events! You and a few other volunteers help for a 2 hours shifts. Adoption events are held throughout town at locations like PetSmart, Petco, Mast General Store, Patton Avenue Pet Company and many others places, on weekends mostly.
••••• SECOND CHANCES THRIFT STORE is located right next to our adoption center. Thrift store volunteers are needed to greet and help customers, take in donations and help keep the store organized and running smoothly. Shifts will generally consist of a few hours in length, but you may work as many shifts or days as you would like. We need volunteers on all days right now so please stop by call 828-505-2017 or email Zach at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
••••• HELP TRANSPORT. Our dogs and cats need a ride to the vet or local spay and neuter clinic Monday-Friday and we need volunteers to make sure they get their on time and get picked up too.