TNR Assessment Team Member

Time commitment: 

  • Time varies on number of assistance request we receive. The assessment usually takes at least one hour including travel.


  • Must be responsible, nonjudgmental, and have desire to help cats and kittens in need as well as their caretakers.
  • Must be comfortable meeting new people who might have different views than you.
  • You will also need to be comfortable getting dirty while possibly looking for cats in hard to reach places.


  • Reliable transportation.


  • One on one with TNR coordinator to include follow up phone calls to answer questions.
  • Meeting with lead volunteers for our TNR programs.
  • In-field training while you shadow other team members.
  • Training by the Assessment Lead on what to look for at assessment, how to fill out the assessment checklist, and how to decide on which program to use.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • This job will take you to people’s houses, barns, and possibly commercial properties to assess different situations involving community cats or kittens.
  • Once you receive the TNR assistance request form from TNR Coordinator, you will call the caretaker listed on the form and schedule the assessment.
  • Work in pairs with the other TNR Assessment team members.
  • Visit location sites and talk with caretaker if they are available.
  • Take pictures of any injured or sick cats or kittens.
  • Fill out assessment checklist (in Caretaker packet) to report back to the TNR Coordinator. This will include deciding on what program the cats will need to be referred to.
  • Report any issues to TNR Coordinator and/or Loudoun County Animal Services.

Interested in this volunteer position? Please fill out the interest form and we'll get back to you with more details.