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Volunteer Application

We’re always glad to hear from future volunteers who have a desire to make an impact in the life of an older adult . Explore the opportunities.

Then, please take a few minutes to fill out and submit our volunteer application! We will contact you soon after receiving your information.

To learn more about the ways FriendshipWorks promotes an inclusive and safe environment for all involved in our programs, please click here.

If you'd like other opportunities to join the FriendshipWorks team, please check our available positions -- we often post jobs, internships, and other volunteer opportunities.

Become a PetPals Volunteer!

If you are interested in becoming a PetPals volunteer you must be 18 years old and be able to commit to 2-4 hours a month for at least 6 months. Please first review the requirements for your pet and then fill out the form below.

Requirements for FriendshipWorks PetPals Dogs and Cats:

  1. Be at least 18 months of age
  2. Have lived for at least 6 months with volunteer applicant prior to the date of application
  3. Be able to obey basic commands including “sit,” “stay” and “heel” (dogs only)
  4. Be able to walk with a harness or a leash
  5. Comfortable around multiple people and enjoy being petted by them
  6. Comfortable with travel
  7. Be on flea and tick control
  8. Not on a raw diet
  9. Have had a physical exam within 12 months of screening
  10. Attend the PetPals Animal Assessment Screening to be scheduled by FriendshipWorks staff