Shelter Volunteers

If you have thought about making a difference in the lives of animals, the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter could use your help!  Watch our video about volunteer opportunities (animal behavior assessments is the first half of the video, volunteer opportunities are in the second half).

What are the requirements to volunteer?

  • 18 years and up.
  • Youth volunteers 16 - 17 years old require adult guardian supervision, we do not accept volunteers under 16 years old.

You can fill out the application and the volunteer coordinator will contact you with orientation date. 

You must be able to pass a background check!

Volunteers are needed in the following areas: 

  • Adoption Counseling
  • Dog Walking
  • Dog Care
  • Cat Care
  • Off Site Events
  • Pocket Pet Care
  • Adoption Follow-up Caller
  • Fostering
  • Transporting
  • Laundry & Dishes
  • Pet Photography
  • Socializing

Some levels of volunteering require additional training and classes.

Volunteer Walking-Dog
Volunteer Sitting with Dog