The Maryland Animal Adoption Center (MAAC) is a volunteer foster based, non-profit animal rescue. We depend on our volunteers to help us save the lives of homeless dogs and cats.

Opportunities to volunteer include:

Foster Applicant Recruitment and Application Review
Spread the word that we need foster homes

Assist in approving fosters by reviewing applications, conducting phone screens, answering questions.

Assist with animals and paperwork the day animals arrive
Help unload the animals from the transport van

Help situate animals in crates

Monitor the food, water and bathroom needs of animals

Assist with paperwork for each animal and foster caregiver

Assister fosters with taking their animal home

Adoption Assistance
Assist in finding homes for our animals by:

Marketing available puppies, dogs, kittens and cats ready for adoption.

Reviewing applications, conducting phone screens, and completing adoption paperwork.


Matching Animals with Pre-screened adopters

Answering questions for adopters already through the pre-approval process.


Contract Reviewer

Help us review our dog, cat, puppy, and kitten contracts with our soon to be adopters! We are looking for a handful of detail orientated, customer service focused volunteers to walk our adopters through their contract as well as their animal’s medical records prior to adopting.


Volunteer Liaison

Ensure that all new volunteers are trained, safe, and enjoying our adoption events.


Social Media

Assisting to upkeep our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts with relevant and important rescue information.

Help us with fundraising events, or general fundraising activities.



Help to transport animals from foster homes to veterinary appointments.