Canine Support Teams loves helping others and making people’s lives easier. Join us by becoming a volunteer.
There are many volunteer opportunities open to the public, everything from assisting with keeping our facilities clean and organized and sewing vests and jackets for our pups to photography, graphic design, and serving as an ambassador to the community. These are just a few of the ways that you can help out. To find out the full list of volunteer opportunities, please contact us at (951) 301-3625. To become a volunteer today, please complete the volunteer application.
Cleaning/Organization – We could use some help organizing our supply storage units and hauling away items to be discarded. This volunteer opportunity is available weekdays only.
Sewing – we always need vest/jacket repairs, sewing on patches, and replacment of “Puppy Capes”
Photography and Videography
Graphic Design – help with artwork for programs, flyers, infographics
Fundraising – be an ambassador in your network! Take up a collection, host a fundrasing activity, collect IN-KIND donations for both dog care, and raffle baskets for our special events.
Special Events (Granduation, Fundraisers) Assist with registrations, preparing programs, event set-up & clean-up
Office/Administrative – Do you love filing? data entry? answering phones during busy times? This volunteer opportunity is available on weekdays only.
Community Outreach – CST is always looking for volunteers to support our community outreach efforts. Volunteers for community outreach must demonstrate knowledge about Canine Support Teams’mission and programs. Volunteer activities include working in the information booth at various community events – usually on weekends. Community Outreach volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis throughout the year.
Catering* – for Team Trainings, Appreciation celebrations, Special Events
Grooming* – we have oodles of poodles and doodles that require regular grooming during their training period.
Landscaping/Beautification* – We always appreciate help with landscaping and beautifying our outdoor property. Hauling away debris, too!
(*Due to liability restrictions, volunteers must be licensed, bonded, insured professionals)
Due to the highly specialized handling and training of our working and future service dogs, we do not have volunteer opportunities to work with CST dogs apart from Puppy Raising. If you love dogs, please consider being a volunteer Puppy Raiser.