Volunteer Year-Round

The Sacramento Area Animal Coalition (SAAC) currently has the following volunteer opportunity:

Board Member

Do you love animals and want to prevent them from ending up in area shelters? Join the Sacramento Area Animal Coalition Board of Directors and help eliminate pet overpopulation through low-cost spay/neuter programs.

Ideal candidates are proactive, self-motivated, collaborative, and comfortable using computers and Internet technology. The Sacramento Area Animal Coalition is 100 percent volunteer run with no paid staff. Board directors take an active role in shaping policies, running programs, raising funds, and building relationships with area animal shelters. Board members do not engage in hands-on animal care.

Founded in 2000, the Sacramento Area Animal Coalition has provided more than 22,000 low-cost spay/neuter surgeries through its three spay/neuter programs.

We welcome board members who are compassionate toward animals and want to help both pets and their owners. We are in particular need of people with the following skills:

  • Leadership
  • Fundraising
  • Social media
  • Public relations
  • Marketing
  • IT and SQL programming
  • Legal


  • At least age 18
  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • One-year commitment preferred
  • Willing to take an active role in the annual Spay Day event
  • Access to computer with an Internet connection

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest to volunteer@sacanimal.org. Please include relevant skills, personal reasons for interest in SAAC, and any nonprofit and animal related experience.


Other Area Volunteer Opportunities

The following organizations offer volunteer opportunities that may involve hands-on animal care:

City of Sacramento Animal Care Services
2127 Front Street (916) 808-8166

Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulation
4290 Bradshaw Road (916) 875-5848

Sacramento SPCA
6201 Florin-Perkins Road (916) 383-7387

Yolo County SPCA
(530) 304-2041http://www.sacanimal.org/get-involved/volunteer-year-round/

Friends of Placer County Animal Shelters

Placer SPCA
150 Corporation Yard Road, Roseville (916) 782-7722


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