Volunteer Training

Thank you for volunteering at the ARL to help us CHANGE LIVES!
You will find all of our current volunteer training classes listed below. Click on the date to register for a class. If you have any questions, please email volunteer@arl-iowa.org 

  • Please sign up each volunteer attending the training individually.

Cat Companion Mentorship Shifts   (Training held at ARL Main) 1-3 Hours Sign up for shifts using Volgistics

  • 7-10 a.m. everyday
  • 1-3 p.m. everyday

Dog Companion Mentorship Shifts   (Training held at ARL Main) 1-3 Hours  Sign up for shifts using Volgistics

  • 7-10 a.m. everyday
  • 1-3 p.m. everyday

DOG COMPANION TRAINING   (Training held at ARL Main) 2.5-3 Hours

To get involved with dogs at the ARL, sign up for a dog companionship training. Email the volunteer coordinator once you have signed up for more instructions!

CAT COMPANION TRAINING (Training held at ARL Main) 1.5-2 Hours

To get involved with cats at the ARL, sign up for a cat companionship training. Email the volunteer coordinator once you have signed up for more instructions!

VOLUNTEER AT SATELLITE LOCATION TRAINING

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES  (Trainings held at ARL Main)
  • Transport Trooper Training ~ 3 hours
    Preferred Dog & Cat Companion Training; 18+ (email volunteer@arl-iowa.org)
  • Animal House Store ~2 hours
    Email Megan to coordinate 1-on-1 Trainings: (mprimrose@arl-iowa.org)
     
  • Second Chance Ranch Barn Volunteer 
    Prerequisites: Must be 16 with a trained adult or 18 to volunteer alone.
    Please email a summary of your experience and comfort level with handling/caring for different barn animals volunteer@arl-iowa.org.