Thank you so much for expressing interest in volunteering with CRA! Our work is only possible through the support of dedicated community volunteers, who allow us to make a real impact on animals in need. To begin the application process, please complete and submit the appropriate form below. If you would like to foster an animal, please use the “Foster Application.” Otherwise, complete the “General Volunteer Application.” A CRA representative will reach out shortly.

Those with questions regarding the application process or with interest in becoming a Board member should reach out to us directly at or 202-240-2882.

Upcoming Events

Below are some upcoming CRA event and activities that require additional volunteer support. For a complete list of events, check out our page on Point. If interested in supporting, please complete the General Volunteer Application and sign up for the activity through our profile on Point or below, if it is listed, to get up-to-date communications for the event. Thank you so much for helping us to realize our mission to meaningfully support the local animal community possible!