Community Service Days

Community Service Days

A quick and easy way to help our organization while having fun! This half-day volunteer program is for students ages 12 and up who would like to volunteer, but are too young to do so independently.

How Does it Work?

Youth Community Service Days are offered once per month for a 4 hour session at either our Oakland or Dublin Adoption Centers. Participants should enroll based on their age on the day of the session they are registering for. All program hours are eligible to be signed off as service hours (hours will be signed off at the end of the program). Community Service Days are an opportunity for youth to volunteer, without needing their parents/guardians to be present.

The fee for participating in a Youth Community Service Day is $50/student. This fee helps to cover the cost of staff supervision during the program.

What Will We Be Doing?

Particpants will be completing a variety of tasks to assist East Bay SPCA programs and the animals in our care. The tasks for each day are dependent on our organization’s needs at that moment. Some examples of potential tasks include making dog treats, assisting with shelter laundry, creating adoption posters, preparing for upcoming East Bay SPCA programs or events, making cat toys, assisting with shelter clean-up, providing attention for the animals in our care, etc. While completing their volunteer tasks, participants will learn about responsible pet care, the medical needs of animals, dog and cat behavior, training techniques, animal advocacy and more. Please note that this is a volunteer program–while all volunteer tasks will be centered around helping the shelter and the animals in our care, participants should not expect to spend the full session with the shelter animals. In order to make sure our animal-loving participants still get the dog and cat time we know they love, we will plan to include a minimum of one hands-on animal meet-and greet. As an animal shelter is a very dynamic environment, the planned daily tasks are always subject to change based on the needs of our staff, volunteers, and shelter animals.

If you have any questions, please email education@eastbayspca.org or (510) 564-2961.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  All of our Summer Youth Volunteer opportunities are now full. Registration for our August through December sessions opens on July 1st. Registration for our January and February sessions opens on December 1st. Registration for our March through May sessions opens on February 1st.  There are no sessions offered during summer months.

DUBLIN COMMUNITY SERVICE DAYS

Dublin Adoption Center
4651 Gleason Drive

Saturday, August 25th, 1:30pm-5:30pm

REGISTER NOW!

Sunday, October 21st, 1:30pm-5:30pm

REGISTER NOW!

Saturday, December 8th, 9:30am-1:30pm

REGISTER NOW!

Saturday, February 23rd, 9:30am-1:30pm

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC 1ST

 

OAKLAND COMMUNITY SERVICE DAYS

Oakland Adoption Center
8323 Baldwin Street

 

Sunday, September 23rd, 9:30am-1:30pm

REGISTER NOW!

Saturday, November 17th, 9:30am-1:30pm

REGISTER NOW!

Sunday, January 20th, 1:30pm-5:30pm

REGISTRATION OPENS DEC 1ST

 

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Where to Find us

Oakland

Adoption Center & Theodore B. Travers
Family Veterinary Clinic

8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11am - 6pm
510-569-0702

Veterinary Clinic Hours
Monday - Friday
(by appointment)
510-569-1606

Oakland Spay/Neuter Surgery Center

410 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621

Surgery Center Hours
By appointment only
510-639-7387

Dublin

Adoption Center & Spay Neuter Clinic

4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568

Adoption Center Hours
Wednesday - Sunday
11am - 6pm
925-479-9670
Spay/Neuter Clinic Hours
By appointment only
925-479-9674

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The East Bay SPCA is a local non-profit that is not affiliated with any national organization. We obtained a four star rating from Charity Navigator and we participate in GuideStar Exchange at the Platinum level. The East Bay SPCA's Tax ID number is 94- 1322202.