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Eleventh Hour Rescue - Volunteer

Become part of our Volunteer Team!

Feed your passion for saving the lives of helpless animals by joining our AMAZING volunteer team!
You will meet some of the most passionate animal lovers in our area that are deeply dedicated to save the lives of animals that almost didn't get a chance for a TOMORROW. 

We have opportunities for you to help as much as your schedule allows in EVERY area of our organization and even from your home!

Donate your Time and Talents

  • Care for our dogs & cats before they are adopted

  • Clean our animal kennels and crates

  • Exercise & socialize our dogs & cats

  • Transport animals to vet appointments and adoption events

  • Foster animals in your home

  • Attend Adoption days and promote EHR

  • Offer any services that benefit our animals or facilities

  • Organize and run a fund or supply drive

  • Greet and unload new animals from transports

  • Process adoption applications (can be done from home)

  • Participate in community outreach and education activities

  • Maintain and repair the kennel and grounds

  • Help at our Adoption Centers in Rockaway, Roxbury, or Kearny NJ

  • Inquire about our Junior Volunteer opportunities (12 yrs+)

Complete your application TODAY!

  OVER the age of 18, click here to complete a Volunteer Application

Between the ages of 12-17, click here to complete a Junior Application
(Must be a minimum of 12 years old to apply)

If your company or group is looking for a Volunteer Project email volunteer@ehrdogs.org and we will reach out to you.

Other than a small staff at our Kennel and our Rockaway Mall Adoption Center, we are run completely by our caring, overachieving, passionate, selfless volunteers.  Even our Eleventh Hour Rescue officers do not get paid - we all get paid in kisses, purrs, and tail wags! 

Watch this video about our Volunteer Team