Meet Alisson! She is one of Mission Animal Hospital's most dedicated long term volunteers. She has volunteered more than 140 hours in 2023. She can be found not only in the Hospital Support Volunteer role, but also volunteering with our Advanced Surgery Practice.
Alisson's hard work behind the scenes helps ensure that things run smoothly, and Mission can provide accessible veterinary care to as many pets as possible. We are so grateful for her dedication to Mission Animal Hospital. Learn more about Alisson and why she generously gives her time to help pets in need!
Why do you volunteer with Mission Animal Hospital?
I'm interested in vet medicine so volunteering at Mission allows me to get first hand experience. I also just really love spending time here and it's nice getting an opportunity to give back to the hospital that has been taking care of my pets for years.
What's your favorite volunteer task in the hospital?
I actually am quite fond of washing the instruments and packing them as well.
What do you do when you're not volunteering here?
I mostly go to my classes but hobby wise, I enjoy reading and painting when I have free time.
Do you have any pets?
Yes! I have a dog named Pewee and a cat named Hazel :)
Tell us about a pet that had a big impact on your life.
My dog ♡ he's been part of my family since I was in the 2nd grade. He's 11 yrs old now and my best friend, he means the world to me.
As a long term volunteer at Mission, what’s the most memorable moment in your time volunteering with?
My favorite and most memorable thing about volunteering here are the friends I've made, the staff are so kind and fun to talk to. They make my time here much more enjoyable :)