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VOLUNTEERING

The ASTRO Foundation is urgently seeking volunteers for a variety of positions. Lend a helping hand at our new Adoption Center, Petco Riverbank Cattery, or the ASTRO Foundation Thrift Store!
Review our available positions below, and select the opportunity that sparks your interest! 

Call (209) 604 - 2649 or email info@astrofoundation.org for more information. 

 

Get started on your volunteer application today by submitting the form below!

Cattery Caretaker

Cat care and cleaning at the ASTRO Foundation Adoption Center

Duties: Assist with cleaning of cattery condos and communal areas (dishes, litter boxes, laundry). Help maintain overall cleanliness of adoption center. Administer medications as necessary. Socialize cats/kittens awaiting forever homes.

Commitment: 

One two hour shift per week. 

Sunday & Monday: 9:00am - 11:00am

Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am - 11:00am

Get Started:

Email info@astrofoundation.org to schedule your cattery caretaker orientation today! 

More information:

Click here to view a full job description for the ASTRO Foundation Cattery Caretaker volunteer position. 

Animal Administrator

Reception, adoptions, and customer service at the ASTRO Adoption Center

Duties: Greet incomers, show adoptable animals, complete adoption paperwork, use cash register, and share ASTRO's mission with visitors.

Commitment: 

One four hour shift per week: 

Tuesday - Saturday 

9:00am - 1:00pm or 1:00pm - 5:00pm​

Get Started:

Email info@astrofoundation.org to schedule your Animal Administrator orientation today! 

More information:

Click here to view a full job description for the ASTRO Foundation Animal Administrator volunteer position. 

Cat Socializer

Socializing cats and kittens at the ASTRO Adoption Center. Petting, brushing, playing and loving!

Duties: Spend time with the cats and kittens being housed at the adoption center. Give your insight to staff regarding each animal's unique personalities and help us help them find forever homes!

Commitment: 

No commitment required. Can visit

anytime during the ASTRO Foundation's 

open hours: Tuesday - Saturday 9 -5.

Get Started:

Come by the ASTRO Adoption Center during our open hours to complete your liability waiver and start cat socializing!

More information:

Click here to view a full job description for the ASTRO Foundation Animal Administrator volunteer position. 

Petco Riverbank Cattery Caretaker

Resetting the ASTRO cat condos at Petco in Riverbank. 

Duties: Sanitize cat condos at Petco in Riverbank; fresh dishes, litter boxes, bedding and toys. 

Commitment: 

For information on available shifts, 

contact Nina Smith, our lead Petco 

volunteer. (209) 404 7729

Get Started:

To get started, schedule a training session with lead Petco Volunteer, Nina Smith. 

More information:

Email info@astrofoundation or call (209) 604 2649 for more information on our Petco Riverbank volunteer positions. 

Thrift & Gift Sales Associate

Customer service and sales at the ASTRO Thrift & Gift shop.

Duties: Taking in donations, pricing, sales, decorating, and opening/closing the shop. All proceeds from the ASTRO Thrift & Gift shop directly benefit our rescue. 

Commitment: 

Please contact Mary Buchanan, Shop Manager, for details on current shift openings. 

mary@astrofoundation.org

Get Started:

Contact Mary Buchanan or visit the ASTRO Thrift & Gift Shop to submit your volunteer application. 

Location and Additional Information: 

250 East E Street, Oakdale, CA 95361

(209) 605-8100