Volunteer at North Country Animal League


You can make a difference!

Calling all animal lovers and good Samaritans! The work NCAL does and the lives we save would not be possible without the dedication of our volunteers! We have volunteer opportunities at the Pet Adoption Center, Equine Center, and with our community outreach efforts. We welcome volunteers across generations, from six-year-olds volunteering after school to retirees looking to get involved and give back. What all our volunteers have in common is their love of animals and a desire to help. Learn more about available opportunities and apply below to join our team of volunteer superstars!

Please consider NCAL’s volunteer requirements before applying:

  • Minimum 3 month commitment

  • Must meet age limit for the volunteer role

  • Must have an email address

  • Volunteers must fill out an application below

  • Must complete orientation and any applicable training

Make a Difference at North Country Animal League

Volunteer Opportunities

Please take a look at the available volunteer opportunities to see which position might be the best fit for you before registering below.

Available opportunities:

Morning Chore Assistants (ages 16+) Read more

Enrichment & Socialization (ages 16+) Read more

Dog Walker (ages 18+) Read more

Junior Volunteer (ages 6+) *Check back soon for available opportunities*

Reading Buddy (ages 6+) *Check back soon for available opportunities*

NCAL Equine Assisted Therapy Program

Available opportunities:

Equine Care Volunteer (ages 14+) Read more

Equine Program Volunteer (ages 14+) Read more

Available opportunities:

Events & Outreach (ages 16+) Read more

Want to help another way?

If you have a special skill that you would like to contribute to NCAL or are interested in a potential volunteer role that is not listed, please email us.

Submit an Application

*All volunteers must submit an application form and attend an orientation and any online training (if applicable) before signing up for their first in-person shift. The in-person orientation originally scheduled for March 9th has been canceled. We are currently restructuring our volunteer program and initial orientation will be offered online in small groups instead of in-person quarterly.
**Applications will be deleted after one year of inactivity.
Read more about our training process here. 


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