Volunteer Opportunities

Join Shelter Animal Counts’
Data & Technology Committee!

There are a lot of exciting things ahead at Shelter Animals Count for The National Database! We have developed a committee comprised of both animal-related and data/tech industry leaders to provide guidance on growing and advancing these areas of work so that we can continue to share credible and accessible data to positively impact animals and communities:


  • Basic Animal Data Matrix (updated in 2021)
  • Community Services Data Matrix (currently in Beta)
  • Animal Level Data Matrix (finalizing 2 year feasibility study & pilot with Tufts University/Center for Shelter Dogs at end of 2021)

If you are interested in joining this committee, please e-mail Stephanie Filer, Executive Director at stephanie@shelteranimalscount.org with the following:


  • Which need you are interested in supporting and which type of provider you would like to be
  • Projected hours needed and deliverable date (if applicable)
  • Desired compensation*

*Shelter Animals Count is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and fee-waived or fee-reduced services are appreciated and will be receipted as an in-kind donations for tax deduction purposes.


Committee Needs

Update existing Tableau dashboards on website with new data sets Develop new Tableau dashboards for new initiatives Custom data set creation to respond quickly to media and animal welfare partners’ inquiries on industry trends. Experience using ETL software and SQL queries required.


Data Analysts

We are seeking Data Analyst candidates in any of the following capacities:


  • Volunteer
  • Intern
  • Project-based contractor

We may also be hiring for part time or full time positions in the future, so please indicate if you would also like to be notified as employment positions are announced.

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Contact Us

If you are interested in joining Shelter Animals Count as a volunteer, please send us a message!