Learn how the ASPCA’s Los Angeles Pee Wee Foster Program used online orientation to train more than 400 foster volunteers to care for nearly 3,000 kittens in two years. The program, which has no adoption center or clinic of its own, thrives through innovation that includes programs such as an on-deck foster system. The result: A more-than-doubled kitten live release rate from 2016 to 2018!
You’ll discover how to:
Host online foster training sessions
Create an on-deck foster program
Use some tools not typically thought of to increase your lifesaving
Anyone looking to create a more effective training program for potential foster caregivers and keep them engaged in the program once they are on board.
Director, Los Angeles Volunteer & Kitten Programs, ASPCA
Tina Reddington has been with the ASPCA for over 10 years, holding various roles on the Direct Response, Fundraising, Member Communications, and now on the ASPCA Los Angeles team. Tina developed the ASPCA Volunteer Program in Los Angeles and launched the ASPCA L.A. Kitten Foster Program in Fall of 2016. Her foster and diversion program has cared for nearly 3,000 cats since its inception, and the program continues to grow.