Monday, December 8, 2014

Opportunities 12/8/14 and forward


  • When: December 13th (Saturday) and December 14th (Sunday)
  • Where: The Village at Corte Madera (Marin)
  • What: Kitten Mobiles! Help staff kitten mobiles- get kittens adopted! Make sure these guys don't scurry away, talk them up, etc. Fun events at an action-packed mall! 2-3 people and a transporter to/from each day.

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift in San Rafael or Mill Valley
  • Where: Woodlands, San Rafael or Mill Valley (Marin)
  • What: Cat Care! Join our Cat Care Team as we adopt out kittens through December. This is one of our favorite places for adoptions- last year we did over 100 adoptions! These volunteers socialize kittens and help keep the place clean and healthy. Cleaning is involved :)

  • When: Saturday, December 20
  • Where: Pet Food Express, Rockridge
  • What: Regular dog mobile, 2-3 dog handlers

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays available) 
  • Where: The office
  • What: Cat care at the office. Come in one morning a week and help keep the kittens clean. Lots of mess and lots of fun!! Usually start between 9 and 10 and stay about an hour (longer if you'd like!)

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift 
  • Where: Emeryville or Alameda
  • What: Cat Cuddling! Hang out at our sites with our adoptable kitties! (Note: Emeryville is available 7 days/week, Alameda only M-F). Evening shifts available.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities December 1 and Forward

  • When: Saturday, December 6
  • Where: Bay Street, Emeryville
  • What: 2 1 person to help out at the Santa Paws event hosted by the mall. Represent Hopalong at this holiday event

  • When: Every Weekend in December
  • Where: Various pet stores in the East Bay and Marin
  • What: Kitten Mobiles! Help staff cat adoption events- get the kitties home for the holidays!

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift in San Rafael or Mill Valley
  • Where: Woodlands, San Rafael or Mill Valley (Marin)
  • What: Cat Care! Join our Cat Care Team as we adopt out kittens through December. This is one of our favorite places for adoptions- last year we did over 100 adoptions! These volunteers socialize kittens and help keep the place clean and healthy. Cleaning is involved :)

  • When: Saturday, December 20
  • Where: Pet Food Express, Rockridge
  • What: Regular dog mobile, 2-3 dog handlers

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays available) 
  • Where: The office
  • What: Cat care at the office. Come in one morning a week and help keep the kittens clean. Lots of mess and lots of fun!! Usually start between 9 and 10 and stay about an hour (longer if you'd like!)

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift 
  • Where: Emeryville or Alameda
  • What: Cat Cuddling! Hang out at our sites with our adoptable kitties! (Note: Emeryville is available 7 days/week, Alameda only M-F). Evening shifts available.

  • When: Saturday, December 6
  • Where: Pet Food Express, Berkeley
  • What: Regular dog mobile, 2-3 dog handlers

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities: November 5th and Forward!


  • When: Weekly- Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Where: The Office
  • What: Cat Care! We are looking for weekly volunteers to help with cat care- cleaning and caring for the cats here at the office. Right now we need someone on Tuesdays, but shortly we will need Wednesdays and Fridays covered. Shifts are in the morning, any time after 9:00 AM.

  • When: Saturday, November 15
  • Where: Pet Food Express, Rockridge
  • What: Regular dog mobile, 2-3 dog handlers, driver to/from mobile

  • When: Every Weekend in December: December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21st.
  • Where: Various pet stores in the East Bay and Marin
  • What: Santa Paws! Help staff fun events- people come and sit their pets on Santa's lap (you can also be Santa!) for a donation- we take pictures and give them out for fun holiday greetings!

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift in San Rafael or Mill Valley
  • Where: Woodlands, San Rafael or Mill Valley (Marin)
  • What: Cat Care! Join our Cat Care Team as we adopt out kittens through December. This is one of our favorite places for adoptions- last year we did over 100 adoptions! These volunteers socialize kittens and help keep the place clean and healthy. Cleaning is involved :)

  • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift 
  • Where: Emeryville or Alameda
  • What: Cat Cuddling! Hang out at our sites with our adoptable kitties! (Note: Emeryville is available 7 days/week, Alameda only M-F). Evening shifts available. 

  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Opportunities 10/29/14 and forward


    • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift in San Rafael or Mill Valley
    • Where: Woodlands, San Rafael or Mill Valley (Marin)
    • What: Cat Care! Join our Cat Care Team as we adopt out kittens through December. This is one of our favorite places for adoptions- last year we did over 100 adoptions! These volunteers socialize kittens and help keep the place clean and healthy. Cleaning is involved :)

    • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift 
    • Where: Emeryville or Alameda
    • What: Cat Cuddling! Hang out at our sites with our adoptable kitties! (Note: Emeryville is available 7 days/week, Alameda only M-F). Evening shifts available. 

    • When: Saturday, November 15
    • Where: Pet Food Express, Rockridge
    • What: Regular dog mobile, 2-3 dog handlers, driver to/from mobile

    • When: Every Weekend in December
    • Where: Various pet stores in the East Bay and Marin
    • What: Santa Paws! Help staff fun events- people come and sit their pets on Santa's lap (you can also be Santa!) for a donation- we take pictures and give them out for fun holiday greetings!
    • When: Whenever (Your schedule, but regularly)
    • Where: At home
    • What: Keep our adoptable animals up to date on the Adopt-a-Pet website. We'll show you how! (Very important job!)
    • When: Saturday, November 1st
    • Where: Pet Food Express, Berkeley
    • What: Regular dog mobile- 1 dog handler

    Monday, October 6, 2014

    Opportunities October 6th and Forward

    Check for opportunities and holler at me!


    • When: Saturday-Sunday, October 11-12th all day!
    • Where: Marin Civic Center
    • What: 15 Dog Handlers!! Dog handlers for a big adoptathon. Almost every dog gets adopted at this super fun event. Check out other rescues and lots and lots of schwag! Shifts are 10-1 and 1-5. We will "frontload" this event and it's likely that the shifts Sunday won't be needed. However, we REALLY need volunteers for Saturday


    • When: Thursday and Friday, October 16-17th all day!
    • Where: Office
    • What: Help set up for Furball!
    • When: Ongoing
    • Where: Wherever you'd like
    • What: Help get ready for Furball! Lots of office projects, research projects from home, etc. Walk your block with Furball posters or auction solicitation letters- you name it, we've go it!
    • When: Friday, October 17th afternoon/evening
    • Where: Cerrutti Cellars (Oakland)
    • What: 5-10 volunteers- staff the event! This is a really fun evening and we will need all kinds of event staffers. Help for a little bit or a long time!
    • When: Saturday, October 18th
    • Where: Pet Food Express, Rockridge
    • What: Regular dog mobile2-3 dog handlers, driver to/from mobile
    • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift in San Rafael or Mill Valley
    • Where: Woodlands, San Rafael or Mill Valley (Marin)
    • What: Cat Care! Join our Cat Care Team as we adopt out kittens through December. This is one of our favorite places for adoptions- last year we did over 100 adoptions! These volunteers socialize kittens and help keep the place clean and healthy. Cleaning is involved :)
    • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift 
    • Where: Emeryville or Alameda
    • What: Cat Cuddling! Hang out at our sites with our adoptable kitties! (Note: Emeryville is available 7 days/week, Alameda only M-F). Evening shifts available. 

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Opportunities 9/17 and forward

    Check for opportunities and holler at me!



  • When: Saturday, September 20th 12-3 

  • Where: Rockridge Pet Food Express

  • What: 2 dog Handlers for our regular mobile, 1 driver to/from


    • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift in San Rafael ** new!
    • Where: Woodlands, San Rafael (Marin)
    • What: Cat Care! Join our Cat Care Team as we adopt out kittens through December. This is one of our favorite places for adoptions- last year we did over 100 adoptions! These volunteers socialize kittens and help keep the place clean and healthy. Cleaning is involved :)

    • When: Ongoing
    • Where: Wherever you'd like
    • What: Help get ready for Furball! Lots of office projects, research projects from home, etc. Walk your block with Furball posters or auction solicitation letters- you name it, we've go it!

    • When: Saturday, September 27th 12-3
    • Where: Fenton's on Piedmont
    • What: 1-3 Dog Handlers for our regular mobile, 1 driver to/from

    • When: Saturday, October 4th 3:00-7:15
    • Where: Emeryville Wine Walk
    • What: 4 enthusiastic tablers- help us sell tickets, gather donations and talk up Hopalong!

    • When: Saturday-Sunday, October 11-12th all day!
    • Where: Marin Civic Center
    • What: Dog handlers for a big adoptathon, mobile coordinators, cat helpers! Almost everyone gets adopted- really fun event!

    • When: Thursday and Friday, October 16-17th all day!
    • Where: Office
    • What: Help set up for Furball!

    • When: Friday, October 17th afternoon/evening
    • Where: Cerrutti Cellars (Oakland)
    • What: 5-10 volunteers- staff the event! This is a really fun evening and we will need all kinds of event staffers. Help for a little bit or a long time!

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    Opportunities 9/3/14 and forward

    As we move into fall, Hopalong traditionally gets Very Busy! Lots of good stuff to sign up for, and more to come! Here it goes!




    • When: Weekly- pick a weekly shift in San Rafael ** new!
    • Where: Woodlands, San Rafael (Marin)
    • What: Cat Care! Join our Cat Care Team as we adopt out kittens through December. This is one of our favorite places for adoptions- last year we did over 100 adoptions! These volunteers socialize kittens and help keep the place clean and healthy. Cleaning is involved :)

    • When: Ongoing
    • Where: Wherever you'd like
    • What: Help get ready for Furball! Lots of office projects, research projects from home, etc. Walk your block with Furball posters or auction solicitation letters- you name it, we've go it!

    • When: Saturday, September 20th 12-3 
    • Where: Rockridge Pet Food Express
    • What: 1-3 Dog Handlers for our regular mobile, 1 driver to/from

    • When: Saturday, September 27th 12-3
    • Where: Fenton's on Piedmont
    • What: 1-3 Dog Handlers for our regular mobile, 1 driver to/from

    • When: Saturday, October 4th 3:00-7:15
    • Where: Emeryville Wine Walk
    • What: 4 enthusiastic tablers- help us sell tickets, gather donations and talk up Hopalong!

    • When: Saturday-Sunday, October 11-12th all day!
    • Where: Marin Civic Center
    • What: Dog handlers for a big adoptathon, mobile coordinators, cat helpers! Almost everyone gets adopted- really fun event!

    • When: Thursday and Friday, October 16-17th all day!
    • Where: Office
    • What: Help set up for Furball!

    • When: Friday, October 17th afternoon/evening
    • Where: Cerrutti Cellars (Oakland)
    • What: 5-10 volunteers- staff the event! This is a really fun evening and we will need all kinds of event staffers. Help for a little bit or a long time!