Be part of a team dedicated to helping homeless and abused animals in our community
Meet people with similar interests
Share special skills and develop new ones that benefit both yourself and the organization
Enhance your resume with valuable experience
Acquire references for educational or employment interviews
OVERLOAD ON UNCONDITIONAL LOVE AND WET KISSES!
How Can I Help?
Help us enrich the dogs and cats with exercise
Groom cats and dogs
Help us with Outreach Adoption Events & educating the community
Match lost & found records
Clean kennels between 8 and 11 am
Assist in feeding and watering pets
Become a Volunteer Coordinator
Bottle-feed the very young animals
Take pets to nursing homes
Assist at the Thrift Shop
Assist in developing humane education programs
Afternoon Care for animals
Make dog collars
Graphic Design, Marketing and Social Media
Help with fundraisers
Assist potential adoptees in kennel area
Become a board member
Bathe dogs in our large bathing tub
Help with dog training
Help with paperwork and administrative tasks
Transport Feral Felines to get spayed or neutered
Sign Me Up!
To become a volunteer or for more information, please stop by HSSV or call us at (360) 757-0445 Orientation is approx 1 hour includes a tour.
We hold a volunteer orientation most months on the second Saturday at 10:00 am at the shelter (please call to register or email at firstname.lastname@example.org). Please check our Upcoming Events Calendar on the bottom of our homepage to confirm volunteer orientation dates.
All volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Even the youngest helpers can share their love and compassion with our pets, but parents must be able to commit 100% attention to helping young volunteers.
Please read our Volunteer Manual and fill out and turn in the Volunteer Application/Liability forms on pages 9 and 10.(Directions: From Google Docs, click on the Download button to move the document onto your computer. Then you can type in your information, print pages 9 & 10, sign, and bring them to the volunteer orientation.)Download the Volunteer Manual/ Volunteer forms