Unit 652, 4974 Kingsway Burnaby BC V5H4M9

(604) 724-7652

Action for Animals in Distress Society

Welcome to Action for Animals in Distress Society animal rescue




Action for Animals is privately funded and run by responsible caring animal lovers. Our Society is always in need of volunteers who are willing to donate some of their time on weekdays, evening or weekends to help in the daily management, rescuing, fundraising and rehabilitation of the animals in our care.What you'll receive from volunteering:

  • Volunteering is very rewarding
  • You will meet others who share in your interest in animals
  • Experience and training in how to work with, and care for different breeds of animals
  • Above all... UNCONDITIONAL LOVE!!

If you have what it takes to be a volunteer, we would like to hear from you.If you feel that volunteering is for you, please fill out and send in a Volunteer Application.

  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Special Programs

Volunteering Application

Volunteering Opportunities

  • Administrative: Assist with filing, phone calls and other office projects.
  • Adoption Assistant: Assist with adoption procedures and encourage people to adopt.
  • Animal Care Assistant: Feeding, cleaning, bathing, grooming, etc., in order to help the animals feel better and have a greater chance of being adopted.

Special Programs

  • Education Assistants: Assist with programs at community events to educate about the importance of spaying & neutering, and general care of pets.
  • Friends for Seniors: Arrange visits to Retirement Centres, Nursing Homes, and Hospitals to allow residents and patients to interact with animals for therapeutic and social reasons.
  • School Program Coordinator: Arrange visits to Schools and Child Care Facilities to educate children on the responsibilities of owning and caring for their pets.
  • Fundraising & Events Planner: Plan, coordinate and arrange local fundraising events, such as food drives, yard sales, walkathons, dinners, dances, barbecues, contests, car washes, plant sales, bake sales, etc.