Be the change – become a volunteer.
You get to choose how you can help. We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Read through the different service positions to find out which is the best fit for you…then join us – you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the difference you can make! Interested parties will need to submit a volunteer application, which can be done below!
Dog Advocate: Dog advocates help to socialize, walk, and train our dogs, as well as provide enrichment, take animals on outings and to events, and assist in kennel maintenance. Volunteers must be over 18 and be prepared for a 4 hour monthly time commitment. Children must be 8+ to participate with a dog advocate (One child per one volunteer 18+).
Cat Advocate: Cat advocates help to socialize and exercise our cats, as well as provide enrichment and assist in kennel maintenance. This position has a requirement of 2 hours per month, and is open to anyone 18+. One child 8 years or older is also welcome to help within our cat advocate program! (Accompanied by a volunteer 18+)
Small Animal Advocate: The shelter frequently sees small animals such as rabbits, guineas pigs, hamsters, and more. These furry friends benefit from socializing with our advocates as well as cage maintenance. This position has a flexible commitment and is open to anyone 16+. A child 8 years or older is also welcome to help within our small animal advocate program! (Accompanied by a volunteer 18+)
Housekeeping: Our housekeeping volunteers assist in cleaning and upkeep throughout the shelter, as well as laundry and dishes. This position has a flexible commitment requirement, and is open to anyone 16+.
Special Skills: Do you have any special skills that could benefit the shelter? We’d love to have you on our volunteer team! Lawn maintenance, handiwork, fund-raising, photography- you name it, we can use it!
*Service Learning Hours/Projects for students will be based on staff/task availability. We unfortunately will not be able to accommodate everyone but will do our best! Volunteers must have access to email as this is our primary means of communication.
Community Service hours are not completed through our Volunteer Program. Community Service hours are on a case by case basis subject to availability. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator directly in regard to your Community Service needs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that we have an open enrollment process for accepting new volunteers to allow appropriate time for processing applications and completing orientations. Are you visiting the page only to find that the applications are closed? No need to worry, check back during one of our open enrollment periods!
*January 1st *April 1st *July 1st *October 1st (the first 30 applicants will be accepted during each period)
*Applications are currently closed*
We can’t wait for you to join us in making humane treatment possible for all living creatures.