Without volunteers our job would not be
possible. Volunteers lend their time, energy,
and talents to keep this shelter operating.
At the shelter volunteers work with the
animals and may be call upon to walk, clean,
feed and dip the animals. Other duties may
include photographing the animals, grounds
keeping, coordinating animal rescue groups,
arranging for transportation of animals and
working in the office.
Volunteers also assist with organization of
and participate in special events such as animal
vaccination clinics, dip day, the annual shelter
cleanup day, our bi-annual pet fair, blessing of
animals and various fund raising projects.
Volunteers Must Be
- Sixteen (16) years old or older
- Able to provide 4 hours of service per
- Able to commit to
one scheduled shift per week if volunteering
to walk dogs.
- Able to commit to scheduled volunteer
- Able to squat, bend, twist, lift, or
stand for long periods when working directly
with the animals
- Able to work efficiently and
with the public, staff, and other volunteers
To become a volunteer, you must first fill
Volunteer Profile and Waiver and mail it (PO Box 1665) or drop it
off at WHS (2801 Sullivan.).
After receiving your application, one of the
volunteer coordinators will contact you to
schedule your volunteer orientation.