There are many ways in which you can donate your time. The Shade Tree needs volunteers to help with:
If you would like to volunteer your time or talent, please contact our volunteer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-385-0072 ext. 107, or please complete the following steps to become a registered volunteer:
A confirmation will be sent to you verifying receipt of your application.
If you have any questions prior to completing an online application, please visit our frequently asked questions lower on the page. You can also give us a call at (702) 385-0072, ext. 107 or fill out the form above.
The Shade Tree does not accept volunteers needing court-ordered community service for any felony or misdemeanor.
If you would like to volunteer your time or talent, please contact our volunteer coordinator at 702-385-0072 ext. 107, or fill out the contact form above.
The minimum age to volunteer at The Shade Tree/Noah’s Animal House is 10 years of age. Volunteers 10-15 years old must volunteer with their parents at all times. Anyone that is 16+ can volunteer without a parent. However, anyone under the age of 18 must have their minor consent form signed by their parent or legal guardian and returned to the Volunteer Coordinator prior to beginning their volunteer service.
The Shade Tree does not accept court ordered community service, however, if you are needing to complete hours for educational purposes, we may be able to accommodate this request.
There are many different ways to volunteer your time at The Shade Tree! Here are just a few examples: serving meals, helping at Noah’s Animal House ( M-Sun), teaching a life skills class, helping out in the Children’s Activity Center, job development, Touro Clinic, client advocate, sorting donations/dock helpers, greeters, cleaning, data entry, filing and more!
Background checks are mandatory prior to volunteering, interning and employment. All volunteers, interns and employees are required to complete a CANS (Child Abuse and Neglect) Background Check through the Division of Children and Family Services. We will need your application, a copy of your ID, Background check completed form prior to orientation for our records. Once you are cleared and approved, you will be invited to the Volunteer Orientation and Tour.
All volunteers must show a positive attitude and have appropriate personal grooming. Short shorts and tops that reveal bare skin such as halter tops and tank tops are not appropriate. Also, volunteers must wear closed toed shoes at all times (no flip flops/sandals).
Yes, you are able to volunteer as a group. There is no minimum or maximum number, however all groups will need to be approved beforehand.
No, we do not have a minimum or maximum number of hours. We accept any amount of hours a volunteer will serve.
Yes, with approval. Please email the Volunteer Department at email@example.com to discuss your situation.
Yes, with approval. Please email the Volunteer Department firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your situation.
Yes. Please email the Volunteer Department at email@example.com to discuss what opportunities are available for internships.