Interested in making a difference in your community? You can join a network of hundreds of thousands of people working to make the world safe and more humane for all living creatures. You’ll make the jobs of everyone working for animals a little easier by lending a hand. When working at an animal shelter you can make lots of new friends—and not just the four-legged kind. Working side by side with people who share similar interests can forge lifelong friendships. Working with an animal shelter You’ll learn things that may lead you to the career—or career change—of your dreams. Employers and college admissions officers look favorably on time spent in volunteer service.

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Top Reasons to Volunteer at your local Animal Shelter

Infographic by Westchester Animal rescue