Our Volunteer Positions

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Bringing People and Animals Together

There's a certain magic when people connect with animals in need. Help bring animals and people together by volunteering in our Adoption Center, writing profiles for adoptable animals and helping reunite lost pets with their families.

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Animal Care and Comfort

Provide comfort and care to the thousands of animals in need that come to DCHS every year. Volunteer in these hands-on positions which provide animals with clean surroundings and enriching activities.

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Behind the Scenes

It takes a lot of coordination and fundraising in order to support the care of thousands of animals every year. Be a part of the behind-the-scenes work that gives DCHS the ability to help so many animals in need.

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Outreach & Education

Help provide one-of-a-kind experiences that teach the public about the shelter and how they can make our community a better place for both people and animals.

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Wildlife Center

Help take in and provide care for the over 4,000 injured or orphaned wild animals that come to DCHS's Wildlife Center every year.

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Foster

Open your heart and your home to DCHS animals in need of temporary care outside of the shelter.

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Volunteer Veterinarian

Become a Volunteer Veterinarian for DCHS and help us provide medical care for animals in need, from those needing spay/neuter surgery to special procedures like ophthalmology and dentistry.

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Special Events

Volunteer at fundraising events like Bark & Wine and Toto's Gala or represent DCHS at a variety of independently held fundraisers that benefit the shelter.

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Youth

Youth volunteers can help support DCHS by providing comfort and care to animals at the shelter, completing service projects or helping in many other ways.

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Secondary Opportunities

DCHS has a variety of infrequent opportunities for current volunteers who would like to broaden their participation.

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Group Volunteering

Community Volunteering

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