By: Sharon Aron Baron
If you are looking for ways to help animals in need, then here is your opportunity: The Humane Society of Broward County needs volunteers to help, especially with the dogs.
Current openings include animal care for dogs – cleaning and feeding, dog walking, and dog pal – spending quiet time with the dogs.
Other openings available are clinic assistant – prepare surgery packs, education outreach, foster care for pets too young for adoption or who need to recuperate from a medical procedure, adoption ambassador – take an adult dog or cat into your home and help them find their forever home, Kennel Guides and Customer Service Assistant – assist with adoptions and sending animals home.
Tamarac residents who would like to volunteer must be 18 years of age and complete a criminal background check. Orientations are held several times a month. To learn more, call Linda Sanders at 954-266-6814 or visit www.humanebroward.com and go to the “Get Involved” tab.
The shelter is located at 2070 Griffin Road, a block west of I-95 and is open seven days a week.