Whether you are playing with kittens, walking dogs or fostering an animal in your own home, you make a huge difference in the lives of animals in our care. Volunteer time with the animals contributes to a positive experience with our organization, ensuring the animals are happy and well socialized. This improves their chances for adoption and reduces their time waiting for their forever homes.
More About Volunteer Opportunities
The following categories of volunteer opportunities are available with the Victoria Humane Society. Please review the descriptions below.
Dog Walkers : Dog Walkers assist with socializing and exercising dogs that are staying at our partner kennel. Dog walking volunteers are partnered with experienced walkers and receive training for the proper handling of shelter dogs.
Events: VHS hosts several events during the year including merchandise pop ups, parades, Christmas Santa photos, puppy adoption events etc. These events are only possible with the assistance of numerous volunteers.
Home Checks: Home check volunteers visit homes of potential adopters and foster parents and assist with determining if the home will be a right fit for the animal in question. Home check volunteers receive training on the proper way to conduct a home check.
Transportation: Often animals need to be escorting to events, vet appointments, grooming appointments etc. Transportation volunteers assist with this activity,