There are many ways to volunteer for Whiskers - the three most common being caring for cats at our shelter in Albany, fostering cats and/or kittens in your home, or working at our adoption center at PetSmart.
Please click here to complete our volunteer application online - tell us about yourself and what kind of volunteer activities you are interested in.
Shelter Volunteer: Whiskers needs volunteers to help out at our shelter in Albany. This would require a commitment of about 2 hours Once a week, every other week or once a month.
- Whiskers is also in desperate need of volunteers for several specific shifts. In particular, we need people for Wednesday and Thursday mornings and Thursday and Sunday nights. If you're available to work any of these shifts, please be sure to mark them on your application.
Foster Home: Foster parents give a temporary home to rescued cats until they are adopted. We need fosters for pregnant cats, moms with kittens, orphaned kittens, and adults. Fostering FAQs
PetSmart Adoption Center: Whiskers is looking for volunteers or substitutes for our adoption center at PetSmart in Clifton Park and desperately needs volunteers for Monday and Friday mornings. This requires a once every other week commitment of about an hour to care for the cats and kittens waiting for adoption.