Tree House has numerous ways you can volunteer! Click below to find out more about our various volunteer opportunities. When you’re ready to join our team of cat lovers, submit your volunteer application. Our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you within one to two weeks to schedule an interview. 


Are you part of a group interested in a one-time activity to help the cats at Tree House? Learn more about the various ways your group can help make a difference in the lives of homeless cats!merrick team standing by tree house front desk


Individuals ages 18 and older are welcome to apply to volunteer independently at Tree House!


Children ages 8-13 are welcome to volunteer alongside a parent/guardian in the Caregiving role. Teen volunteers ages 14-18 may apply for an upcoming session of the Junior Volunteer Program.


Become a Foster Family – You Supply the Love. We Supply the Rest!


Interested in gaining professional experience in the animal welfare field? Learn more about internship opportunities at Tree House!

Vet Externships

Are you a veterinary student seeking hands-on experience in the field? Find out if our externship program at Tree House might be the right fit for you.

At this time, Tree House cannot support fulfillment of court-ordered community service hours.


Questions? Call us at 773-262-4000 or email