Ready to Join Our Volunteer Team?

Delta Humane Society SPCA depends on our dedicated volunteers to help care for our homeless animals. Volunteers are the backbone to happy dogs and cats at the shelter. Join us and you’ll receive lots of love from our animals, head-butts from our cats and tail wagging from our dogs!

Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to volunteer on your own.
  • Teens can volunteer if a legal guardian is present.
  • Volunteers must be able to read and comprehend directions given.

Volunteer Activities

Adoptions Host

Assist the public at the shelter and offsite locations with questions and help facilitate introductions between potential adopters and animals.

Adoption Counselor

Review applications from potential adopters and conduct an interview to determine a good fit. Additional training is required for this activity.

Reading to Paws

Reading to Paws is a program where volunteers will read to animals and interact with them in a calm environment. This activity helps prepare animals for their future homes and lets them come out of their kennels in a more “normal” setting.

Cat Castle Assistant

In the cat castle, volunteers will be assisting staff with their daily routines such as cleaning kennels, prepping meet and greet rooms, and making enrichment items. Volunteers will also be socializing cats by reading with them, petting them, or playing with toys.

Dog Walking

Volunteers will take dogs from their kennels and bring them for walks around the DHS SPCA campus. They can also utilize designated dog runs to let dogs off leash to play or have a potty break.

Puppy Nursery Assistant

Volunteers will assist staff with prepping the puppy nursery for the day. They will also assist the potential adopters with puppy interactions.

Photographer/Photographer’s Assistant

The photography team works together to photograph all of our animals in the facility. Assistants will help bring animals from their kennels to the photographer.

Offsite Events

Volunteers will go to select offsite adoption locations and help the public with any questions they have an also help facilitate meet and greets between animals.

Fundraising Team

Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for the organization. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organization’s work, goals, and financial needs.

Fort Dog Assistant

In the fort dog, volunteers will be assisting staff with their daily routines such as cleaning kennels, prepping meet and greet rooms, and making enrichment items. Volunteers will also be socializing dogs by reading with them, petting them, or playing with toys.

Community Outreach (block walking / Healthy Pets healthy streets)

A team assembles with staff to walk to educate and enhance the community’s awareness of responsible pet ownership and promote spay and neuter initiatives.

Working with DHS SPCA

Media Relations

Volunteers are specifically prohibited from speaking on behalf of DHS SPCA & Adoptions any representative of the media. All media questions are handled by Lance McHan. Contact Lance: Lance@Deltahumanesociety.org 

Wait!
Before You Leave

Please consider using our Amazon smile account when you shop.