Ways to find Volunteers and Foster Parents for Kitten and Puppy Season?

March 11, 2015

Finding volunteers and foster parents for kitten and puppy season can help take pressure off shelters having to handle all the litters of cuteness on their own. If you are wondering, what ways you can help find volunteers and foster parents for the season the five tips below will help you get a head start.
1. Post Flyers
Before kitten and puppy season even starts up, post flyers about the season around your local area and request help. Make sure the flyers have contact numbers so when volunteers or possible foster parents want to provide help during this season, they can reach you.
2. Place Ads in Papers
Placing Ads in newspapers requesting volunteers and foster parents for your local shelter is another way to receive the extra help you need when kitten and puppy season approaches. Ads in the newspaper should include contact information such as phone numbers and your shelters local address so possible helpers can contact you with ease.
3. Hold an Open House
One of the best ways your shelter can help find volunteers and foster parents for kitten and puppies is by holding an open house and speaking about what the season is and why extra help is necessary. Make sure you serve refreshments and show your appreciate to those who come to the open house.
4. Have a Bake Sale Fundraiser
Holding a bake sale fundraiser to help raise money for kitten and puppy season weeks before it occurs is another great way to help get the word out that volunteers and foster parents are needed. You can place little labels or notes on the baked goods that even say, “Volunteers and Foster Parents are needed for Kitten and Puppy Season Call This Number.”
5. Send Out a Newsletter
Sending out newsletters to all the people in your local community is an outstanding way to bring in volunteers and foster parents to help take care of litters of kitten and puppies during the busy season. The newsletters should explain what kitten and puppy season is and the ways people can help during it to make it easier for your shelter to handle.
End Notes
These are only a handful of ways that can help you find volunteers and foster parents for kitten and puppy season. Other ways is just to speak about it as you do task in your local community or post posters.

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