Volunteers are the heart of C-SNIP

Help us fulfill our mission to prevent accidental and unwanted litters. Be a part of the solution. Consider volunteering your time and talents with C-SNIP. C-SNIP provides a number of different volunteer opportunities. Check out our volunteer information to see if there is an opportunity that works for you. 

Individual Opportunities:

Most volunteer tasks are completed at our clinic in Kentwood between 8am-4:30pm. If you are interested in learning more about any of these volunteer opportunities, contact Kendal at volunteercoordinator@csnip.org.

Office Needs

  • Reminder calls: Call clients to remind them of their pet’s appointment.
  • Prepare medical packets: Assemble materials into packets for the next day’s medical appointments.
  • English/Spanish translation: Assist staff with translation when contacting  Spanish-speaking clients. Translation can also include translating written materials from English into Spanish.
  • Check-in Greeters:  Help staff greet clients during the morning check-in period between 8am-9am.
  • Office tasks: Assist with data entry, recording inventory, filing, and other office tasks.

Kennel /Medical Needs

 

  • Laundry Assistant: With up to 70 surgeries per day, C-SNIP generates a lot of laundry! We need volunteers willing to do load the washing machines & dryers and fold the clean laundry.
  • Equipment prep: assist staff with sterilizing the medical equipment and preparing surgical packs

Community education/Outreach

 

  • Community Event volunteer:   Pass out educational spay/neuter and pet care materials at community events and help staff C-SNIP’s table at these events. 
  • Help staff distribute C-SNIP flyers and educational materials within targeted areas and locations in the community

We also have opportunities for volunteers to help at their homes on a schedule of the volunteer’s choosing:

Volunteer at Home

English/Spanish translation

Assist staff with translating written materials from English into Spanish.

Make Catnip Toys for C-SNIP patients

Do you sew or knit? Thanks to our handy volunteers, C-SNIP provides a home-made cat toy to each cat that comes for a spay/neuter surgery. We provide the instructions/pattern if you provide the talent.

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Are you and your co-workers or your church/civic group looking for a community service project? C-SNIP has some opportunities for you to consider. For more information about a Group Volunteer Project, contact Kendal at volunteercoordinator@csnip.org.

Outdoor clean-up projects

 Help us with yard-work and other outdoor clean-up projects.

Special Projects

 From time to time, C-SNIP needs help with indoor painting or interior clean-up or organizing efforts.  

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