Student Community Service Projects

If you are a student and are unable to commit to six months of volunteering or looking to fulfill less than 20 hours of service, you may complete one of our student community service projects*. Each project listed below has an approved hourly equivalent.

Download the Service Project Log to track your progress and turn in with your completed projects. Please email spcaLA Volunteer Services (volunteer@spcaLA.com) to arrange a time to drop off your projects (see service project log for locations and times). A service letter of completed hours will be emailed to you once we have tallied your items. Please allow up to one week to receive your service letter. We will only accept and sign off up to a maximum 20 hours of student service projects.

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Donation Drive for Animals

10 donated items = 1 hour of service

Create a donation drive and collect always needed items* for spcaLA. (*We will only accept the following unopened items for this project. One case = 1 item)

  • Dog/Puppy food
  • Cat/Kitten food
  • Cat litter
CATerpillars

Provide enrichment and fun for our shelter cats! The plastic grocery bags inside the toy creates an interesting sound for the cats.

TIME FRAME: This cat toy will take between 6-8 minutes to make.

*6 toys will count as one hour of service.

 

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Cat Felt Toy

Provide enrichment and fun for our shelter cats! This gives them something fun to do and adds something new to their environment.

TIME FRAME: The first time you make the toy, it will take about 15-20 minutes. After you get the hang of things, you can expect to spend about 10-15 minutes making each additional toy.

*3 toys will count as one hour of service.

 

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Cat Sock Toy

Provide enrichment and fun for our shelter cats! This toy adds a new scent into our shelter cats’ environment and is a fun toy to play with.

TIME FRAME: This cat toy will take between 5-8 minutes to make (not including shopping/gathering supplies).

*8 toys will count as one hour of service.

 

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Cat Tent

Cats love to hide and these cat tents allow cats to have a comfortable place to hide and sleep!

TIME FRAME: 30-40 minutes (not including shopping/gathering supplies)

*1 cat tent will count as one hour of service.

 

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Dog Rope Toys

Provide enrichment and fun for our shelter dogs! This gives them something fun to do and adds something new to their kennel.

TIME FRAME: The first time you make the toy, it will likely take about 10-15 minutes. After you get the hang of things, you will likely spend no more than 10 minutes making each toy after.

*4 toys will count as one hour of service.

 

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Pet Bed

To provide a soft and comfortable place for our shelter pets to sleep.

TIME FRAME: 45 minutes – 1 hour (not including shopping/gathering supplies)

*1.5 service hours granted per bed

 

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*Please note we are unable to verify service hours for court mandated community service hours.