Animal related

Voorhees Animal Orphanage Inc

Quick Facts

Voorhees, NJ


Voorhees Animal Orphanage will provide compassionate shelter and adoption services for the animals entrusted to our care with a goal of safely reuniting them with their owners, or finding them suitable and permanent new homes. As part of our role in the community at large, we also support pet owners, animal lovers and companion animals through humane education and outreach.

Ruling Year


President, Board of Directors

David Semless

Main Address

419 Cooper Rd

Voorhees, NJ 08043 USA


animal shelter, animal control, spay/neuter, animal welfare





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

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Pets for Vets

Seniors for Seniors

Humane Education

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What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

1. Provide food, shelter, and vet medical care for stray, abandoned, and surrendered dogs entrusted to our care.
2. Find safe and permanent homes for dogs and cats in a timely fashion.
3. Set the standard for innovative, cooperative, and effective animal welfare work in Camden County.

1. Care of Animals: Manage an effective and thoughtful organization that exceeds best practices in animal care and control.
2. Adoptions: Increase number of successful adoptions through coordinated efforts of staff, volunteers, and supporters.
3. Develop and maintain beneficial relationships within the local and professional community.

1. Shelter facility that safely and effectively houses more than 200 animals.
2. Strong and dedicated volunteer, trustee, and employee community.
3. Municipal contracts with fifteen local townships.

1. Adoptions: Increased live outcomes for dogs and cats, flat or decrease occurrence of returns.
2. Support: Increased fundraising and donations, increased volunteer activity, successful capital campaign.
3. Community: Improved and strengthened relationships with local partners and national professional organizations.

Successes: Longstanding and effective animal welfare and control agency, loyal and supportive staff and volunteers, reliable donor base.
Challenges: Capital campaign.

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Voorhees Animal Orphanage Inc

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

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Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

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Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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