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Adult volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Angel’s Wish! As an all-volunteer organization, we always need plenty of help and we’d love to have your time and talents! Please review the opportunities to help and complete the application form below to let us know your interest(s).  We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online: Adult Volunteer Application or Download the Adult Volunteer Application Here

Adult volunteer orientations are usually held the 3rd Sunday of the month at 11am. The remaining orientations for 2018 are September 16, October 21 and November 18. If those times do not work out, please email to see if we can make other accommodations.

Top 10 Adult Volunteer Needs

  1. Feline foster homes-provide the daily care for a homeless cat(s), take to veterinary visits, and bring to adoption locations to meet potential adopters. We pay for medicals and food. Click here to learn more about fostering.
  2. Adoption center volunteer-work at our Verona Center on weekends to keep cats and kittens happy and healthy during their stay including important cleaning and help connect families with a new pet. Saturday shifts are 9:30am to 12pm, 12:00pm to 3:00pm, and 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Sunday shifts are 12:30pm to 2:30pm and 2:30pm to 4:30pm.
  3. Customer service volunteer-for pros at multi-tasking! Welcome weekend visitors to our Adoption Center, help retail customers, cashier, process adoptions, and answer phone calls.
  4. Saturday morning cashier-help us during our busiest shift of the week with processing adoptions and checking out customers. 9:30am to 12:45pm, one day a month minimum commitment.
  5. Microchipper-microchip animals one Saturday a month for pet parents in the community to help their pet get home safely should they become lost or stolen.
  6. Veterinary care provider-one Saturday a month, provide routine vaccinations, check for parasites, microchip, and more! Veterinarians, vet techs, human medical providers, or people willing to learn welcomed!
  7. Retail committee member-work as part of a team to redesign our retail area, order product, and provide overall  direction for our retail store. All proceeds go to our mission.
  8. Workshop coordinator-help us plan workshops for our volunteers and the general public on animal related topics. Identify topics, find presenters, handle registration and coordinate the day of workshop.
  9. Donations processor-help us process and deposit donations and thank donors in a timely manner. Bi-weekly, six-month commitment.
  10. Public relations coordinator-help us raise awareness of Angel’s Wish by submitting events to community calendars, writing and sending press releases, and other activities.

Featured leadership opportunity: Board member

Angel’s Wish board members provide leadership and strategic direction to an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing animal overpopulation, rehoming companion animals, and raising awareness of animal welfare issues in South Central Wisconsin. The board is the legal and fiduciary authority for the organization, comprised of a cross section of people dedicated to the mission of Angel’s Wish. Angel’s Wish has a “working board” that is deeply committed to the work of the organization and provides active leadership for committees, day-to-day oversight, and direct volunteer hours.

Youth Volunteers

Kids are welcome as volunteers as well! Please refer to our Youth Volunteer page for more information on how kids can volunteer, including with their families!

Download and return: Youth Volunteer Application

Volunteer orientations are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 11am. You must submit your application ahead of time or bring it with you. Please email if you plan to attend but haven’t yet submitted your application so we know to expect you. Upcoming orientation dates are:

October 14

November 11

December 9

Group Volunteers

No group volunteer opportunities are available at this time.

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