Volunteering Opportunities

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Thank you in advance for helping us help the animals in our care. Volunteers must be 18 years or older. Please see section below for Junior Volunteer opportunities.

  1. Fill out and submit a volunteer application by clicking here
  2. Sign up and attend a volunteer orientation by clicking below
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The above 'Sign Up!' button will allow you to sign up for orientation classes, adoption events, training sessions, and more! Please click on it and the select the class or event you wish to sign up for.


Junior Volunteer Opportunities

Junior MCAS volunteers must be 16 - 17 years old. Duties include dishes, laundry, cleaning, and enrichment. Junior volunteers are prohibited from handling animals. All shifts are 2 hours in length with one 15-minute break.


Junior MCAS volunteers must have the required parental consent and liability forms on file prior to starting the program. Click here for the forms or copies are available at the front desk of both adoption centers (see location addresses below.) Students are responsible for tracking their hours and having a supervisor sign any forms at the completion of each shift.


Junior MCAS Volunteer locations and shifts are as follows: Palmetto Adoption Center (305 25th St W, Palmetto FL 34221) on Monday - Saturday starting at 8  a.m. and 2 p.m. The Downtown Bradenton Cat Adoption Center (1002 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton FL 34205) on Tuesday - Saturday starting at 10 a.m.


For school or community groups, please contact 941-742-5933 ext. 8307 for more information.