From adoptions to community events, our volunteers are the reason we exist. Thanks for your interest in joining the BAPBR team!


I’ve been a BAPBR volunteer for over 7 years and I wholeheartedly support what they stand for. Whether my schedule allows me to help a lot or just a few hours here and there, the BAPBR group is always so grateful and accommodating. They are a family I’ve grown to love over the years and am proud to be a part of their mission.
— Amber, BAPBR Volunteer

Long Term volunteer opportunities

Pit Stop & Adopt Program Director

The Pit Stop & Adopt Program Director is responsible for overseeing BAPBR's owner and shelter support programs, including managing BAPBR's Petfinder and Adopt-A-Pet accounts, serving as a liaison for BAPBR's partner shelters, and fielding rescue requests from the general public. This position serves as part of BAPBR's Leadership Team and works closely with the Board of Directors. This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Learn more.

Volunteer Manager

The Volunteer Manager is responsible for fielding all volunteer applications in a timely manner,including holding phone screenings and volunteer orientations; actively recruiting for additional volunteers, particularly in key areas of management as identified by the Leadership Team and Board of Directors; and assisting the Portland and Salem Event Managers in staffing all events with the proper number of volunteers. This position works closely with the Portland and Salem Event Managers, in addition to monthly meetings with the Leadership Team and Board of Directors. This is a non-paid, volunteer position. Learn more.

Portland Event Manager

The Portland Event Manager is responsible for overseeing fundraising and community events in Portland and the surrounding areas and acts as the point person for all relevant community partners and event vendors. This position serves as part of BAPBR's Leadership Team and works closely with the Board of Directors. This is a non-paid, volunteer position. Learn more.