If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, you will need to attend orientation and training. This is held the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 P.M. We do not hold an orientation and training in December. If you have any questions or would like information, please contact Stacey by email at Stacey@qcawc.org or by calling 309-787-6830 ext. 12. A parent must accompany volunteers under 16 years of age.

We currently have volunteer opportunities at these upcoming events:

  • Administrative
  • Mobile Pet Adoptions
  • Clinic Assistance
  • Foster Care
  • Fundraising
  • Visit Nursing Homes
  • Walking Dogs
  • Socialzing with Cats
  • Education
  • Special Events


The Quad City Animal Welfare Center (QCAWC) is seeking retired people from the medical or veterinarian field to volunteer in our low cost spay/neuter clinic. Volunteer opportunities will include checking in clients, assisting at our front desk, sterilizing surgical instruments, cleaning, assisting with client pick up, recovering, and other duties as assigned under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Volunteer hours are Monday through Friday during the hours of Noon to 5:00 pm., half days are available. If you are retired and have experience as a nurse, nursing assistant, veterinarian technician, veterinarian assistant, or related fields and are interested in more information, please contact Stacey Teager at 309-787-6830 ext. 12 or email stacey@qcawc.org.

Contact Us

Quad City Animal Welfare Center
Address: 724 W 2nd Avenue Milan, IL 61264
Phone: (309) 787-6830

For a map to our shelter, click here