Medical Room Volunteer

(Furry Friends Animal Shelter, Barrie)

Position ID: V-BAR0188
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2023
Last Full Update: 29 May 2023

Opportunity Details: Medical Room Volunteer

Contact Katie Montgomery, Board Member and Med Room Scheduler, Furry Friends Animal Shelter Inc; Phone: 705-792-4911; Email:
  • Follow regiments and medical chart instructions for each cat in the medroom.  This may include giving medications, syringe feeding, giving sub-q fluids, giving insulin, general cleaning of cats eyes, noses ect 
  • Check off that treatments have been done and document any changes in cats condition
  • Clean and refill water bowls
  • Cleaning and filling food bowls, taking note if any cats that require a special type of food
  • Keeping the cats cages clean, change any dirty or soiled linens, wipe down cages
  • Scoop litter boxes and clean them as needed 
  • Ensure Med Room is kept clean. Weep and mop floors, put clean linens away, remove garbage.
  • Socialize with the cats and kittens; play, brush, pet ect
More Info Link
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Animal Services
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; We ask for at least a 6 month commitment
Interaction Level One-on-one - Only two people scheduled on each shift ; There are two people scheduled in the Med Room each morning and evening.
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Accessibility Not Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; The Med Room is located up one flight of stairs.
Location 25 Hart Drive Unit 15 Barrie
Number of Positions Barrie ; Simcoe County 
2 individual(s) needed in total. 
We are actively recruiting for two permanent shifts. The expectation is that a volunteer will fill one shift per week (approximately 3 hours in length) at a set day and time.  
We also like to have float volunteers available to pick up shifts when we need extra coverage. You would not have a designated day of the week but would pick up shifts as they become available.
Training Training is provided - One-on-one hands on training is provided until you feel comfortable with the medical tasks
Police Check Not Required
Start Date On or after 26 May 2023

Agency Details: Furry Friends Animal Shelter, Barrie

Office Phone 705-792-4911
Address & Map
25 Hart Dr, Unit 15
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R8