Volunteer With Us


We Can't do it Without You!

Join our compassionate team of volunteers at Chicago Rescue Authority, dedicated to making a difference in the lives of animals. Our volunteers are the backbone of our rescue. Whether you have a few hours or a whole day to spare, your commitment can help provide support to animals in need. Become a part of our community, where every contribution, no matter how small, makes a significant impact on our overall mission. We can't wait to introduce you to our organization and the team that makes it all happen. When you're ready, please fill out our VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

Join Our Pack!

Pick from multiple Volunteer opportunities below.

Adoption Team

Help process applications and match families with the adoptable dog that's best suited for them. 

Foster Team

Help process foster applications to add new members to our family of foster homes.

Medical Team

Help input medical records and schedule veterinary appointments for our foster dogs.

Transport Team

Help transport our foster dogs as needed to appointments, adoption meetings, foster homes, events, food to foster homes and more.

Events Team

Help plan, prepare, set-up/breakdown and work events.

Fundraising Team

Help create and run fundraisers to help us save more dogs. 

Social Media Team

Help create content and drive engagement on our social media platforms. 

Grooming Team

Experienced groomers needed to help bathe and de-mat/shave extreme neglect cases or long-term dogs in our care. 

Join Our Pack!

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