Currently accepting applications for patient care areas from registered pre-vet students ONLY. VMC volunteers work between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and must have medical insurance coverage.

Direct patient care volunteers

Must have prior experience or training in animal care, be current with rabies and tetanus vaccinations, and complete a VMC-sponsored animal handling class prior to working with our veterinary technicians. These volunteers commit to a regular schedule.

Veterinarians using a computer during surgery on a dog

Support service volunteers

Around animals but do not work directly with them. These volunteers can volunteer on a one-time basis or on an ongoing basis with no minimum commitment required. Experience or training in customer service, or familiarity with PCs, fax machines, and phone work are preferred skills.  

Interested in volunteering?

Email: vmctlc@umn.edu