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Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Cat Coordinator


Volunteer support is needed in the daily oversight and care of cats being fostered at Cat Zen on behalf of our non-profit rescue partner.  These positions are called Volunteer Cat Coordinators and are selected in collaboration with Cat Zen and our partner rescue.

We are currently accepting volunteer applications. Our volunteers will get first dibs as employment opportunities come available. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist Cat Zen staff in appropriately providing a safe, clean, organized, and pleasant experience for cats and customers.

  • Assist in monitoring customers in the cat lounge to ensure cats are being handled appropriately and complying with Cat Zen rules.  Notify Cat Zen staff of any issues or concerns.

  • Actively engage in communication with customers in the cat lounge and assist with questions.

  • Follow and maintain cleaning, sanitation, and disease prevention protocols in order to provide a safe, clean environment. This includes keeping litter boxes clean, sweeping and mopping, washing cat dishes, dusting, vacuuming, sanitizing surfaces, etc.

  • Provide cats with appropriate food and water.

  • Provide cats with mental stimulation and enrichment, social interaction with humans, and interaction with other cats in foster care.

  • Monitor the health of cats and rapidly identify any health issues and report to Cat Zen staff.

  • Monitor behavior of cats and rapidly identify any issues that may require special action and report to Cat Zen staff.

  • Provide basic grooming services to cats as needed.

  • Assist in facilitating good adoption matches through conversation and providing guidance on the adoption process.

  • Serve as adoption representative on behalf of the rescue and review adoption packet/information with adopters the day of adoption.

  • Update cat bio's and upload pictures in Rescue's online database.

  • (Optional) Transport cats to vet appointments or assist with transporting cats to the cafe for intake. (must have valid drivers license and insurance).




  • All prospective volunteers must be at least 16 years of age 

  • Must love cats!

  • Prior experience working with or caring for cats 

  • Must be dependable 

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to handle cats of all sizes, ages, temperaments and needs safely and appropriately.

  • Provide friendly, professional, and compassionate customer service with maturity and good judgment

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

  • Ability for frequent standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, squatting, carrying, and reaching

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