We are hiring!!

We are looking to hire a full time/part time responsible person in the Cat Building.  Qualified applicants are 18 years or older, be dependable, have their own reliable transportation and driver's license, and have the ability to lift 50lbs. Position may include Holidays and weekends and you must be Local as you may be on call at times.

Qualified applicants can send their resume to Info@IllinoisValleyAnimalRescue.net

**Please no phone calls or walk ins. 


Some of the duties of our volunteers include:

Cleaning kennels and enclosures, feeding and watering animals, restocking supplies, washing dishes, washing bedding, walking dogs,​ socializing animals and fundraising events.

​If you would like to be a part of our team just stop by the shelter during open adoption hours and ask to fill out an application or email info@illinoisvalleyanimalrescue.net for more information.

Upcoming events

mission & vision

Illinois Valley Animal Rescue's mission is to rescue, provide care and comfort for abused, neglected and homeless animals in the Illinois Valley Area through our care center, foster homes and veterinarian sources. To promote responsible pet ownership through spay/neuter and animal behavior education. To unite the animals we care for with people who need the love and comfort the appropriate pet can bring them.  We are a not-for-profit 501 C3 corporation formed in 1999.