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 Buddy: Dog buddies help to socialize and train our dogs within the shelter through a variety of interactions. This position has a commitment requirement of 2 hours per month, and is ideal for seniors, 16-17 year olds who are not yet eligible for our Dog Advocate program, or those with a busy schedule. A child 5 years or older is also welcome to help within our dog buddies program! (Accompanied by a volunteer 18+). *Dog Buddies cannot also be a Dog Advocate
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 5-hour monthly time commitment. Children must be 10+ to participate with a dog advocate (One child per one volunteer 18+). *Dog Advocates cannot also be a Dog Buddies
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 flexible commitment requirement of 2 hours per month, and is open to anyone 16+. A child 5 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 requirement of 2 hours per month, and is open to anyone 16+. A child 5 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 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
*We have currently suspended applications to our volunteer program given the current COVID-19 situation.*
We can’t wait for you to join us in making humane treatment possible for all living creatures.