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Ready to Aid The Animals?

The Junior Volunteer Program

DURATION

1-2 hours

WHERE

350 South Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02130

WHEN

This program will take place select Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5p and select Saturdays and Sundays from 7:45-9:15am. Participants must register for each session individually, but may sign up for as many as they like.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Kids ages 11-15.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Activities will include a combination of animal care chores and support chores. Depending on the session, these may include cleaning cages, sorting donations, washing dishes, folding laundry, giving veggies to our small animals, washing floors – whatever is most needed!

DESCRIPTION

The Junior Volunteer program allows kids ages 11-15 to see what it is like to volunteer at the MSPCA Animal Care and Adoption Center.  Sessions take place select Tuesday, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays and are 1.5 hours in length. 


ITEMS NEEDED

All materials provided by MSPCA.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Kids must be at least 11 years old.


NEXT STEPS

  • Register for a session online. 
  • All registered participants will be contacted via email one week prior to the session with additional program details, including safety tips.
  • Dates are posted one month in advance on the first Tue or Thursday of the month. If you are trying to register for a date and it does not display as an option to choose, that means the date has either sold out, or is not yet available for purchase.
  • Although this is a staff supervised program, we are more than happy to sign off on volunteer hours, or provide a reference letter for participants.

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  • In order to participate, you must register online.
  • The program fee is $15 per session, which helps support our many animal care and adoption programs!
  • This fee is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable and non-transferable.
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