Foster application

1. View our video to learn how animal lovers like you find fostering meaningful and rewarding.

2. Complete the application below - If your availability and interests coincide with available volunteer positions, we'll contact you to schedule you for a volunteer orientation.

3. Attend orientation -  Each volunteer attends a one-hour orientation where we provide an overview of our services, philosophies, an introduction to our volunteer program and a tour of the shelter.

4. Interview - Prospective volunteers interview one-on-one with a Dumb Friends League representative to discuss personal goals and determine the most suitable volunteer assignment.

5. Home inspection - PACFA required that all foster parents have an annual home inspection

6. Training - ongoing training classes for kittens, cats, puppies and dogs are offered for free to all volunteer parents

As part of the volunteer application process, there is a $25 volunteer application fee that covers the cost of administrative processing, background check fees and volunteer uniform.

Field Is Required Application fee:

Volunteer Information

Please read the volunteer agreement and confidentiality agreement. If you are under 18, you must have your parent or legal guardian read the agreement and submit the application

Foster Information

Payment Information

Credit Card Information:

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