Note: At this time we are actively recruiting volunteers who have business hour, weekday availability. We have extremely limited availability for those with only evening and/or weekend availability.
Serving our community in these unique ways requires training and evaluation for both you and your pet to ensure the safety of our clients. The checklist below gives more information on the volunteer process to qualify for work in the General Program, where all teams begin and serve at least one quarter before starting any advanced training.
|Standard certification prepares teams for|
|*Hospital Patients||*Convalescent Centers||*Skilled Nursing|
|*Psychiatric Units||*Adult Day Health||*Rehabilitation|
|*Mental/Behavioral Health||*Developmentally Disabled Adults|
NOTE: Those interested in working with children and/or adolescents through Puppy Dog Tales and other occasional opportunities must complete Canine Good Citizen Certification (CGC) and fingerprinting and submit TB test results.
For information on the CGC go here . Handlers must have Live Scan fingerprinting results submitted directly to AAT. We are unable to accept prints sent to other organizations or copies of records from other sources without exception.
Thank you for your interest in sharing the love of your companion animal with those in need.
Please direct further inquiries to AAT@sfspca.org .