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Out of the Cage! The Blog of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

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A volunteer shows off an adoptable dog at a Mayor's Alliance Adoptapalooza event in Washington Square Park. (Photo by Dana Edelson)

Photo by Dana Edelson

Volunteer Application

We are delighted that you want to volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. Volunteers are key to our success in saving lives of homeless animals in New York City.

Most volunteer opportunities with the Alliance involve helping us at events: Please provide the requested information about yourself in the form below. Once you have submitted your application online, your name will be added to our Volunteers mailing list, and you will be notified by e-mail when volunteer opportunities at our events arise.

Note: Due to the nature of the work we do, the Alliance does not utilize volunteers under 18 years of age.

Fields marked in red are required.


Contact Information

First Name   

Last Name   




Zip/Postal Code   


E-mail Address   


  Phone Number(s): At least one phone number is required:

Cell Phone   


Other Phone   


Emergency Contact

First Name   

Last Name   

Phone Number   



Professional Training & Experience

What special animal education, training, or certifications do you have? (Please check any/all that apply)

  Veterinarian   Veterinary Technician   Trainer/Behaviorist

What other professional training, experience, and skills do you have?

How did you first learn about the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals?


Terms of Agreement

By checking these boxes you are agreeing to these terms:

  I understand that the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, Inc., does not use volunteers who are under 18 years of age, and I verify that I am 18 years of age or older.

  I understand that I volunteer at my own risk. I hereby hold harmless the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, Inc., the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, its employees and volunteers from any claims which could in any way be associated with my services with the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, Inc., including but not limited to animal bites, accidents, injuries or exposure to parasites or germs.

  I understand that public relations are an important part of volunteering with the Alliance, and I consent to allow the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, Inc., to use any photographs taken of me for use in public relations materials.

Note: By submitting this volunteer application, you agree to receive e-mails regarding Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals volunteer opportunities and news, plus other occasional announcements and action alerts.


Please only click the "Submit Application" button once and wait for the thank-you page to appear.