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Helping Hands are Needed

Become a Volunteer with 4P4L

Are you passionate about animal welfare? Do you want to make a positive impact in your community? Join our dedicated team of volunteers at 4P4L and help us in our mission to provide care, support, and love to animals in need. We have many ways in which you can use your skills and get involved.

Whether you’re walking dogs, assisting with adoptions, helping run events, providing sweat equity, or helping with administrative tasks, your time and skills will directly contribute to improving the lives of animals and increasing their chances of finding forever homes.

As a volunteer, you truly have the power to change lives.
None of this would be possible without you!

Ready to Make a

Pawsitive Impact

We welcome volunteers aged 15 to 18 to handle dogs, provided they have a completed application on file. However, for volunteers under 18, a guardian must be present when working with animals. 

If a minor is interested in tasks such as dishwashing or other non-animal related activities, the presence of a guardian is not required.

All prospective volunteers must fill out the volunteer application, go through online training, and attend one of our volunteer orientations to be fully onboarded as a volunteer.

We typically hold volunteer orientations 1-2x per month at our kennel in Sedalia, where you will get a full tour of our facility as well as more information on our volunteer program as a whole.

We utilize a simple and user-friendly volunteer software where you can sign up for shifts as well as track your hours!

Ways to Get Involved

There’s endless ways to get involved. But here a just a few examples:

Calling All Handy Helpers

After a decade of operations, it’s time to give our facilities the update it (and the animals) deserves. Our animals have brought so much joy, love, and companionship into the lives of countless individuals, and it’s only fitting that we provide them with some extra TLC to their environment.

Our Facilities Improvement Campaign aims to enhance the living spaces, amenities, and overall comfort for the animals in our care. By investing (monetarily or through time) we will create an environment that promotes the animals’ well-being and ensures they have the best possible quality of life during their stay with us.

Why does this campaign matter and how can you help?

Because it’s what the animals deserve! Our plans include upgraded and secure kennels, larger recreational play areas, facility lighting upgrades, and an overall enrichment of their environment and facility. We cannot accomplish this alone.

We rely on the support and generosity of our community, donors, and animal lovers like you.

If you would be willing, we are looking for donations and volunteer contributions to our Facilities Improvement Campaign. All skill levels are welcome in assisting us on-site with tasks such as painting and clean up. If you are a more skilled contractor, we would love to talk!