Maddie's® Kitten Lifesaving Apprenticeship

July 8 - 12, August 12 - 16 and September 9 - 13, 2018

Maddie's® Kitten Lifesaving Apprenticeship at Humane Society Silicon Valley

Are you passionate about saving the lives of kittens? Do you want the opportunity to learn how to best care for kittens utilizing thoughtful space and volunteer power?

Who Should Apply?
These apprenticeship opportunities are for shelter/rescue organization directors, staff and volunteers who are interested in learning how to be most effective at implementing this type of program in their organization.

How Does it Work?
Student will experience 5 days of hands-on training at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.

To learn all aspects of setting up and managing several vital programs including:

  • Kitten nursery, used to house under socialized kittens as well as nursing mothers with their litters.
  • Kitten foster program, which sends out 2,000 kittens annually.
  • Ringworm and URI treatment rooms, used to quarantine and treat kittens with URI and other treatable but contagious diseases.

A $1,500 stipend to cover travel and lodging will be awarded to the organization of each student chosen.

Applications May 15 - May 25, 2018 - Application Closed

Applications are currently closed. Please check back for future opportunities.

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