Volunteer Information

Without our volunteers, Greenhill could not provide its current high level of service to the animals and people of our community!

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After payment is processed you will receive an email to initiate your background check or with next steps (for those under 18).

Volunteer Spotlight

October 2021

Amanda Cote

Meet Amanda, our Volunteer of the Month for October!

Amanda started volunteering in October 2019 and has already contributed over 127 hours of service to Greenhill. She volunteers on the Central Laundry Team, the Dog Enrichment Team, and the Special Event Squad. Previously, Amanda volunteered with the Humane Society of Huron Valley in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Amanda’s favorite aspects of volunteering are, “I love seeing animals improve so they can find their forever home! Whether it’s getting more comfortable with people, giving snuggles, or becoming better walkers. It’s fun to help animals show their best side to adopters.”

From volunteering at Greenhill Amanda has, “gotten so much faster at doing laundry! But learning positive reinforcement techniques for working with dogs has been my favorite. I grew up with cats, not dogs, so it’s been nice to learn the best techniques for training my future pups.”

Amanda grew up in Connecticut and moved to Eugene in 2018 when she was hired at the University of Oregon. She has been in higher education for the past eleven years, as a Ph.D. student, postdoctoral, and then professor. Amanda is currently an Assistant Professor of Media Studies/Game Studies in the UO School of Journalism
and Communication.

Amanda enjoys reading, crocheting blankets and toys for friends, and is training for
the spring 2022 Eugene Half Marathon. While in college she participated in competitive ballroom dance. Amanda says, “Don’t ask to see my moves now though – they’re rusty!”