APF Volunteer Program

Thank you for your interest in the volunteer program at the Animal Protective Foundation! Volunteers are part of the family here and we welcome compassionate and generous individuals to join us! Our incredible volunteers give more than their time; they give their love which helps to make each pet resident at APF feel special every day.
Evelyn & Big BoyPercy GlenJanet & MJ Jank JOhsh

Exciting Opportunities

There are dozens of ways that you can help make a difference in the lives of homeless pets in your community. If you would like more information about any of the opportunities listed below or have an idea of how you can help, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us!


  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Puppies
  • Kittens
  • Small Mammals


  • Socialization
  • Training
  • Adoption Counselor
  • Enrichment
  • Off-Site Adoptions
  • Writing Bios for Website

Facility Maintenance

  • Dishes/Laundry
  • Grounds Keeping
  • Housekeeping

Community Engagement

  • Special Events
  • Fundraising Events
  • Community Outreach
  • Bottle Recycling
  • Dog House Donation Box Program


  • Socialization
  • Training
  • Adoption Counselor
  • Walking & Enrichment
  • Off-Site Adoptions
  • Writing Bios for Website


  • Data Entry
  • Mailings
  • Finance

Please Note: Due to safety concerns, the APF may only accept the assistance of volunteers who are 18 and older. Click here to check out the many other ways kids can help.

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in becoming an Animal Protective Foundation volunteer, please complete our online application, or download it and either mail it or bring it in.

Mailing Address:
Animal Protective Foundation
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302