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Volunteer Opportunities

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 in Clifton Park.

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. Shelter volunteer applicants will be contacted in January. Thank you!

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. This requires a once every other week commitment of about an hour to care for the cats and kittens waiting for adoption. 

Clicke here to apply, or call 518-458-2287 and leave a message, or email for more information.


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