What Is It?: A city agency that cares for and helps find homes for thousands of animals each year, and provides many other services.
Help Needed: Needs include animal care, help with adoption and other events, foster pantry organization, facility beautification, and administrative help.
Minimum Age to Volunteer: None, but those under age 16 must serve with a parent or guardian. Volunteers age 16 and 17 may serve independently, but a parent or guardian must attend the orientation with the teen. Volunteers must be at least 18 to handle adult dogs at BARC.
Volunteer responsibilities include animal care, adoptions at BARC or off site, special events at BARC, fostering, foster pantry organization, facility beautification/construction, and administrative help.
COLLECT NEEDED ITEMS
BARC is always in need of the items such as dog and cat food, dog and cat toys and treats, leashes and collars, flea shampoo, towels, and detergent. A complete list and information about dropping off donations are available on the BARC website. All donated supplies must be unexpired and unopened.