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Oakland Animal Services

Due Date: 2025-05-02T21:00:00.000Z
We provide sheltering thousands of Oakland’s stray animals each year and responding to animal-related calls for service in Oakland. We are a city agency that proudly provides public safety and animal welfare services as well as human health and social services. We are here to serve our community’s residents, and promote responsible pet ownership and humane care. With the assistance of a dedicated group of volunteers and the support of nonprofit Friends of Oakland Animal Services, OAS saves the lives of more than 5,000 companion animals each year. Volunteer Position Descriptions Each volunteer role requires a minimum commitment which is described in the position descriptions. We currently do not have a youth volunteer program and can only accept volunteers over the age of 18 yrs. On occasion, volunteers who are 17-18 yrs old may be considered for the Enrichment Volunteer or Foster Program Assistant role. If you want to apply as a volunteer, please, go to page Our website is, contact phone is 510.535.5602

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