SAVANNAH, GA (February 8, 2016): In a push to increase volunteer numbers, Savannah-Chatham County Animal Control will host an orientation class for new volunteers, Thursday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. at the animal shelter at 7211 Sallie Mood Drive.

Animal Control seeks volunteers to serve as: greeters, office assistants, animal photographers, event coordinators, groomers, property maintenance workers, kennel assistants, dog walkers, cat socializers, play area monitors, off-site adoption managers and veterinary service supporters.

No prior animal shelter experience is necessary. Newly trained volunteers will be authorized to serve immediately after orientation.

Potential volunteers are asked to notify Jodi Lewis prior to orientation; though, walk-ins are welcome. Volunteers must be at least 17-years-old.

Lewis can be reached at (912) 525-2151 or jlewis01@savannahga.gov.

For a complete list of volunteer positions and the volunteer application please visit http://animalcontrol.chathamcounty.org/Volunteer.