How old do you have to be in order to volunteer at a pet store or shelter?
you can ether get in or help by being 16 or if your younger and the owner is nice you can be a little younger
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12-year-olds can sometimes volunteer . Depending on what animal shelter you want to volunteer at depends if they allow 12-year old volunteers. Most animal shelters will allow only 16 year olds and older because of insurance and health reasons. However, the youngest age I've seen be able to volunt…eer at an animal shelter is 14 years old. Again, it's different at every animal shelter and this is ONLY from my experience.but yes 12 year olds can help out ( Full Answer )
you have to be 14 and nine months, but it depends on what you would have to do
At the age of twelve you could find an animal shelter, but a lot require you to be older. You should contact your local animal shelter, have them talk to your guardian and work something out.
I think you can be any age, but you might want to call the animal shelter just to make sure. you really have to be 16 to volunteer with out an adult
It totally depends on the animal shelter itself. Some say 14, others say 16, still others, I'm sure, say 18. Contact your local shelter and ask if they would allow you to volunteer there.
Yes they can, but not like the Humane Society. Find a different kind of animal shelter, and search online, for animal shelters. But, yes, an eleven year old can volunteer at an animal shelter. You will find one eventually.. Maybe. Most places have specific rules about working with animals, often co…nsidered a hazardous job. While some may allow you to work cleaning empty cages and such, they may not allow you to have contact with the animals. You'll have to check the local laws and the rules for the places you hope to work. ( Full Answer )
Contact an animal shelter near you to ask about volunteer openings.The volunteer's age is important when considering the type ofshelter to contact.
In some of them, you can. But not like the Humane Society though. You have to be eighteen to volunteer there. But if you find just some plain old animal shelter, I am very sure you can volunteer there. Hope This Helps!!! :). Also if a animal shelter has a cat room kids can volunteer there if there …is an adult supervisor but to volunteer with dogs you have to be 18. This is in most animal shelters ( Full Answer )
At certain shelters yes you can, I am glad you are looking into it! Volunteering at an animal shelter is the best volunteer work anyone can do!
yes as long as they have a parent or grown up with them at all times
Well First you have to go to the animal shelter ask them about applying your daughter or son for animal shelter job and then see what they say but if they say no they cant apply you should understand. because some young under 14 dont need a job because their parents provide them but try this
Yes, just call the shelter and see if they have a volunteer program and see how old you have to be. I have seen quite a few animal shelter accept 11 year olds.
You have to be at least 16 to volunteer at an animal shelter.. You have to be at least 16 to volunteer at an animal shelter.
Some of the dogs at the pert store are cuter but it is better in my opinion to get a pet from the animal shelter because the dogs in the animal shelter don't get treated very nice. So make their lives better :)
call the shelter that you want to work at and they will be able to tell you. it is different for all shelters.
At the human society in Pleasanton, CA, kids have to be 16. At the Animal Shelter in Dublin, CA, kids have to be 10.
this may not be helpful, but i know that in the Animal Refuge League in Maine, you have to be 13 to volenteer and you need a parent to be there. But i have no idea where you are so...
"irrelevant. sorry that's not helpful" ^-----Dont be a jerk. Im sorry kid, but i'd have to agree with the jerk, in the time you turned on your computer, opened the internet, go to wikianswers, log in, ask the question, and wait for an responce, you could have already opened a phone book and calle…d the place and asked...I have no idea where The Hayward Animal Shelter is, you do, apparently. Of course by the time I typed this messaged and clicked SAVE, I could have went to Google typed in the name and found out the info you needed, but hey, humans are made to be hypocrites. ok that was a weird answer but i do agree i don't know where the hayward animal shelter is but i do know that you probably can't and won't find a volunteer job at an animal shelter until you're 14 or possibly in some places 18. sorry but it's the law. ( Full Answer )
usually a volunteer will be asked to clean out kennels, orcattery's sometimes prepare food for the animals. Mainly tasks that don't need expertise. If any chores needing to be done need expertise, the volunteer will usually watch, or be taught prior to the chore being undertaken (example:a dog being… given a worming solution which has to be measured according to dogs weight.) In animal shelters there is always a quarantine area. No volunteers should undertake any work ininside the quarantine area due to barrier care used. Barrier care is a specialised care routine, to ensure that disease is not spread. I would advise the parents of the 13 year old to check the animal shelter out first prior to their child attending, just to make sure that you are totally aware of what your child will be doing there. It is also important for you or your child to understand that working in an animal shelter isn't always fun... there are cruelty cases being looked after and bought into the shelter. The volunteer may witness distressed and very poorly and malnourished animals which can be quite traumatic to see if your not used to it. Never the less though, it is a very rewarding job, and is very enjoyable if you are an animal lover, and you want to make a difference to an animals life. Working in an aniamal shelter is very educating, and may lead onto other job prospects if the volunteer in confident in what they do. Good luck xx ( Full Answer )
It all depends on your local shelter. But most times you need to be a teenager before you can volunteer at most organizations.
there are many local animal centers where you can voluenteer at. try looking up some humane societies or shelters near you. I have a younger sister who is 13, and she vollenteers at one right now. once you find one, you will most likely have to take a few classes before you can actually get started
No you cant be eleven and work in a pet store.They sent me away (im twelve) but the lady in the flower shop said she would pay me and i could help in the back but its not a full time thing and i only got 30$ but it could happen. Try little buisness work your way up!=]
yes if you know how to treat a animals and if you can emagen what that animal is going through
From my mum, we are from New Zealand and she has lived in Aussie for along time so from her thought she said, that 14 or 13 you probaly can volunteer by cleaning cages, washing animals and everything. Im 10 and I would love to work at a animal shelter etc Sorry If this answer is bad but that's …what I have, by you probaly can but only basically clean cages and wash the animals. ( Full Answer )
Usually to volunteer in an 'interactive' environment, you need to be sixteen years of age. You can check with your local employment office to get the particulars for your state.
Depends on the animal shelter, but probably if your parents sign a whole bunch of papers.
Some animal shelters only allow 16 and older volunteers but if you have a guardian, certain animal shelters will allow you to volunteer there.
it could be the animal resue Boston it lets 12 years up to 30 years to volneeter kk hope you volinteeer
As part of a local volunteer group, probably yes. (In America) Why not go to or call your local animal shelter to verify? sorry but in most states u need to be 16 or older to do any volunteer work Well then I guess the laws have changed: when I was 11 years old, I was in Boy Scouts of America & th…e local animal shelter let us help out (as a group, not individually) yes ur right about that as a group but hey i think if the 11 yr old wants to help and volunteer there time that's great i wish them the best and give them a high five ( Full Answer )
some times you might have to be at least 13 or 14 years old! it also depends on where you live.
Sometimes. Most will only take 16 year old people, and the lowest I've heard about is 14 years old.
Boy, I bet a lot if you have a legal guardian either present or sign something.
you can volunteer in the local humane society. lol i am 12 and i volunteer at my humane society
You can go to grammars school, library, and if a relative works at a office or something , go there !.
You can volunteer at a pet shelter at the age of 12 or 13. But at that age the only things you can do are: feeding, watering, combing and brushing. If not, they may not let children volunteer at Shelters because the fear of animals being aggressive and having the children be hurt by the animals. Jus…t look into it and see. :) ( Full Answer )
In may places you can only be a volunteer at an animal shelter if you are over the age of 18, but sometimes they let you if you're over 13. Look on an animal shelter's website and find out, or call and ask.
Rags Rabbit and Guinea Pig centre need lots of help with their small wildlife, as well as rabbits and guinea pigs. The centre is placed in Keresley, in Coventry. You would have to log onto their site and give them a call to tell them you will be over. You can stay as long as you want to: you get to …do whatever you want, like sit down for hours on end and stroke them or clean out hutches and runs, sort food and water, be more helpful in many other ways and you get to meet new people there too. I know all this because I am a volunteer worker, I am 12 and I love it there! It's a great chance to meet some amazing animals and give them confidence before they get new homes with great (hopefully) owners in the future! ( Full Answer )
A ten year old can volunteer at places like the RSPCA, but you must be around 15 before you can volenteer alone. A ten year old must be supervised by an adult or a responsible Orrin over thee age of 16... So a ten year old can volenteer at the RSPCA but just not by themselves.
The age groups are diffferent for each shelter, but the general answer is 15 without an adult, and 12 but with an adult
I think when it comes to being a volunteer at 11 yrs old, I'd try Best Friends Shelter.
There is not a single shelter that i have found, if anyone else has done other wise i would like to know too
Most animal shelters require volunteers to be 15 years or older. There are liability issues, trust issues, etc. If you want to help now, donate food and blankets, but be sure to check the ASPCA or similar websites to know what can and can not be donated. Certain ingredients are banned from shelter…s. You can also donate money if you have some to spare. ( Full Answer )
No any volunteering services could not services for 13 years Volunteers in Animal Shelter. Age should be min 17,18 years for applying in animal shelter.
Well, most shelters require you to be 16 years of age to volunteer. I am a couple of years older, and have tried to volunteer, but have been told that I was to young. But, all the shelters have told me, if my mum or dad worked with me, i would be allowed. HOPE THIS HELPED!
You would have to check with your local animal shelters to see the age at which you can volunteer. It's good to volunteer in your community, so ask!
It doesn't matter how old u r as long as u have a heart for the animals
I'm not quite sure of the name but my grandson goes to it and he gave me they're number, it's, 0800 789 321. Hope this helps!
I suspect they can't. Call your local animal shelter and ask if you want to be sure, though. I've looked at everything under the sun in AZ that has to do with animals and have had no luck. If your looking for something like feeding and handling animals I'm pretty sure your outta luck.
You can volunteer at the golden valley animal humane society center if you are in 5th or 6th grade. Or you can go to that summer camp
Definately you should adopt from a shelter. There are so manyanimals dying in shelters because people buy from breeders. Mostpet stores get there dogs from "puppy mills" which are horrificmass breeding facilities.