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Community Service

Lend a paw and help change the lives of dogs and cats in your community!

There are many fun and interesting things youth and teens can do in their communities to help animals at ARF. Community Service projects are a fantastic way to get volunteer credit for community service requirements, build job skills and gain work experience, or for inclusion on applications for college or scholarships. View our Youth and Group Community Service Guide to learn more.

Looking for more ideas? D.I.Y. Cat and Dog Toy Manual

Getting Started
Once you are ready to start your project, please contact ARF’s People Connect staff, youth@arflife.org, (925) 296-3142. Our staff can provide guidance and encouragement and/or help develop other project ideas.

Getting Credit
Once your project is completed, please arrange with People Connect staff a time to bring the final product to ARF. Our staff can also sign any paperwork and acknowledge your donation. ARF requires all volunteers requesting credit for community service requirements to track and record their hours. Please use the ARF Volunteer Hours Log to document your service hours.

For more information, contact us or phone (925) 296-3142.

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