Volunteering Makes a Difference

Do you love animals? Do you want to make a difference? Volunteer with us! Whether you have a special skill you want to share or you want to show up and help us spread the word — we'd love your help! 

Explore available opportunities below. Once you come on board as a volunteer, we'll add you to our volunteer Facebook Group where we post about current needs. Do you have an idea for us? We're all ears!


Director of Donor Relations

 The Director of Donor Relations will work to communicate the mission and work of NOVA Pets Alive in an engaging, passionate and professional manner. This volunteer position will focus on cultivating, advancing, and promoting long-term relationships with donors. S/he will bring passion for the work of NOVA Pets Alive to speaking engagements at outreach events and other public settings. The Director of Donor Relations is responsible for initiating, maintaining, and growing individual support and achieving fundraising goals. 

Event Coordinator

Are you self-motivated, detail & task oriented, able to manage a team of event staff, and thrive on operating in a busy, fast-paced setting? Then apply to be an Event Coordinator with our growing rescue! You would be responsible for coordinating and managing semi-monthly adoption events and ad hoc special fundraising or tabling events. This is a key leadership position within our rescue, reporting directly to the Board of Directors. 

Volunteer Photographer

Whether you're a professional photographer or enjoy taking photos as a hobby, help market NPA's adoptable animals by taking their pictures, either at fosters’ homes or at a locale of your choice! Set up photography events or meet fosters for walks and photo sessions.

Transportation Support

Cruise the open roads and give our rescued animals their freedom rides! Help steer pets on their way to a better life by joining our Transport Team! You'll be a crucial part of getting pets from shelters to their foster homes.

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4094 Majestic Lane #138

Fairfax, VA 22033



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