The Passaic County SPCA is always looking for new members to help us carry out our mission.
Membership in the Society
Applications for membership in the Society are accepted at any time. Anyone interested in joining PCSPCA must fill out a membership form, and turn it in for review along with a check or money order made payable to the ‘Passaic County SPCA’ for $25.
We also are currently working to create a junior members program for those under the age of 18. Stay tuned.
Monthly Member Meetings
Our meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 8:00 p.m.
They are held both in person at PCSPCA Headquarters at 794 Lafayette Avenue,
Hawthorne, NJ 07507 and online via Zoom.
We hope to see you there!
What do members do?
Membership in the Society involves helping to run the pet pantry programs, participating in community outreach, making public appearances, assisting with educational programs and activities, and helping to run fundraising events and food donation drives.
Members may also help with the day-to-day operations, such as donor recognition, social media, graphic design, and much more.
Society members are also eligible for leadership roles within the organization.
Here are some specific examples of member volunteer activities, including:
- Pet Food Pantry
Join the day-of team (distribute food to clients), advance pantry team (ensure pantry is well-stocked) and donation processing team (inventory donations and stock shelves).
- Mobile Pet Food Pantry
Join the day-of team (distribute food to clients) and advance mobile pantry team (ensure van is well-stocked ahead of distribution days).
- Food Donation Drives
Organize your own pet food drive to benefit the pantry and get more friends and family members involved.
- Community Outreach
Volunteer at the PCSPCA table at different community events to talk about good pet ownership, what to do if you suspect animal cruelty or abuse and collect food donations for the pantry. Help out in advance of events to set up all needed supplies in the van.
- Education Events
Meet with youth groups and their leaders either at HQ or in school to talk about good pet ownership, what to do if you suspect animal cruelty or abuse and the work of the PCSPCA in the community.
- Facilities Management
Help keep the building and grounds looking ship shape.
- Social Media Support
Be a top PCSPCA fan on social media – follow us, like us, share our posts and comment. Encourage other family and friends to do the same. Use our key hashtags: #PCSPCA #PCSPCA Pet Pantry #Pawsitivity #Dogs #Cats
- New Member Recruitment
Volunteer to present at new member recruitment events about why you are involved with PCSPCA or share applications with family and friends you think might be interested in getting involved.