PAAW is dedicated to saving the lives of all those dogs and cats in need.


Volunteers Needed

Pet Adoption Alternative of Warren (PAAW) is seeking Volunteers for a variety of positions. Please be advised that you must have a completed Volunteer Application Form on file before you will be considered for any of these positions.

  • Petfinder Assistant
  • Photographer
  • Administrative
  • Grant Writing
  • Cat Care Specialist (Troy, Warren Petcos, Farmington Hills Pet Valu)
  • Fund Raising
  • TNR Program Volunteer (Trap, Neuter, Release)
  • Foster Homes
  • Event Coordinator
  • Special Events Volunteers
  • Humane Education
  • Research/Writer
  • Adoption Counselors
  • Pet Transportation

Opportunties at Warren Petco

We are seeking Volunteers for the Warren Petco location for the following shifts:

  • All morning cleaning shifts
  • All evening cleaning shifts
  • All mid-day cat socialization shifts are open Monday – Friday
  • Saturday adoption show
  • Sunday adoption show

Other Opportunities

We also have volunteer opportunities to do Home-visits and Dog Adoption and Cat Adoption Opportunties which include processing paperwork and sending the animal to it’s new home.

This would be a great opportunitiy for “Community Service” day projects for adults and students alike!

For more information, email us at or call us at 586-825-3350.

Volunteer Match