Volunteers are needed to walk/socialize dogs, socialize cats, clean, work offsite events, do laundry and/or administrative tasks, help with photography and video of shelter animals, foster, and much more!
To start the online volunteer process, each volunteer will need to complete the steps below:
- Create an online account HERE.
- Read and pass the online orientation.
- Make a small donation to the shelter to fund our volunteer program.
- Complete and submit your background check form and liability form.
- Review the Volunteer Handbook.
- Sign up for a tour.
***You must complete the background check, liability form, and donation prior to signing up for a tour. Failure to do so could result in being rescheduled.
More information will be given throughout the volunteer onboarding process. Depending on schedules, it can take up to 2-4 weeks to complete the whole on-boarding process and training before you can handle animals.
Active Volunteers can log into their account and sign up for shifts below:
New volunteers needing their tour and animal handling class can sign up below:
YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 12 YEARS OLD TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER, AND ALL VOLUNTEERS AGE 12-15 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN WHILE AT THE SHELTER.
BOTH ADULT AND CHILD MUST BE VOLUNTEERS OF THE SHELTER AND TEAM-VOLUNTEER TOGETHER.
For court-appointed community service, details can be found on our How To Help page.