Le Cat Café - Volunteer Duties
Below is a guideline of things that need to be done daily at the cafe. Check-in with the front desk manager to determine what things on the list needs to take priority for your scheduled shift once approved to volunteer.
DownstairsTake a cat countFeed the cats wet food - split up 8 cans and put into 12 dishes on the trays - use clean dishesWith the existing dishes on the floor - put leftover food in one big bowl and put outside for the feral catsClean and dry the prior feeding dishes. Put on top of the washer for the evening feedingThoroughly wash out cans and lids and put in recycle binWipe the trays cleanScoop all litter boxes - sweep up around them, replenish with more litter if neededClean up any accidents on the floors downstairs - look under the air conditioning unit and near the front of the roomMop up any messesSweep up the area that the cats are going into the roofDo laundry (collect all soiled linens, cushions, etc and run the washer, fold any linens that are in dryer and put away).Put fresh water out - use filtered water from upstairsRefill the dry food - make sure you are using the cafe cat’s food and not feral cats foodOrganize the food,litter and cleaning suppliesClean out cat cages (replace litter boxes, remove dirty dishes, wipe down cages, and line with fresh towels for new cats)Assist front desk manager with any additional daily tasks UpstairsTurn on all lightsOpen up door to front window so that the cats can go out - make sure the area is tidyVacuum and mop the floorsWipe down all benches, ledges, table and counter with cleanerVacuum the chair cushions with the Dyson - replug in to charge afterWipe down the wall baseboards and look for cat accidentsRefill all dry food and water (upstairs bowls)Clean Kuerig, Refill k cups & suppliesOrganize cabinetsTake inventory of supplies and let manager know of any restocking needsYou can find our volunteer application on our website. www.lecatcafe.org. Please fill out and submit on line and we will be in touch.