Animal Care Volunteers

Provide Adoption Assistance

Adults can also volunteers at the Everyday Adoption Center located at 1101 S. Canal Street in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. Volunteers at this location provide adoption assistance and care to animals that are available at our Everyday Adoption Center satellite facility, which is located in the PetSmart store. Working alongside our EAC staff members, volunteers help with everything from grooming and spot-cleaning to adopter meetings and animal socialization. 

Everyday Adoption Center at the South Loop PetSmart store hours: 
Monday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
Program location: PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center 1101 S. Canal Street 

In addition to our basic volunteer requirements, successful candidates for this program will have:

  • An outgoing personality
  • Customer service experience
  • Basic animal handling skills
  • An eagerness to help adopters find an appropriate pet match