The Pottawattamie County Shelter Volunteers coordinate the activities at the Shelter under the supervision of the Pottawattamie County Animal Control Officers. Your willingness to serve the needs of the Pottawattamie County’s citizens and the animals is greatly appreciated.
Mission Statement – “To help as many animals as we can.”
“We envision a world in which the Pottawattamie County Animal Shelter is no longer needed.”
“To lead the way and set standards of excellence for the humane treatment of animals across a broad spectrum of human/animal interactions, thus fostering a community where all lives are respected and treated with compassion.”
Mail, fax or bring the application and a copy of your driver’s license to:
Pottawattamie County Animal Shelter
18670 Applewood Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
The Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors is announcing a volunteer opportunity as a team member with the Pottawattamie County Disaster Animal Response Team (PCDART).
Essential Job Duties:
To provide animal control rescue and shelter services in case of local disaster which would include, but not limited to, tornadoes, floods, toxic/chemical release, building collapses, train/truck transportation accidents, blizzards, terrorism, or any other disaster, natural or otherwise; and to provide assistance to the Animal Control Department when requested.
The following minimum requirements must be met to be accepted on the Pottawattamie County Disaster Animal Response Team (PCDART).
PCDART applications must be accompanied by certificates of completion for the following Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) courses before an interview will be scheduled.
FEMA Courses: All courses are available online on the FEMA website at no cost at: http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp.
Applications may be obtained from and submitted to the Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisor’s Office, 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501. Click here to download a fillable application.
Applications will be reviewed for qualifications and experience. All applicants will be notified of their status in the selection process.