When you are ready to apply to become a volunteer, click below to find a step-by-step guide to walk you through the process.

Steps to Volunteer

Administrative Assistant with Development & Marketing Team — [pdf]

Helping thousands of animals ever year takes a lot of coordination and funds. Assist our Development & Marketing Team with a variety of activities that support the great work at DCHS.

Administrative Assistant with Volunteer Team — [pdf]

Assist our Volunteer Team as they support over 900 active volunteers at the shelter.

Barkins' Donation Assistant — [pdf]

Help sort and distribute donations: for our use, to sell in our west side Thrift store or to the public on our Barkins' display at the main shelter.

Building Maintenance & Grounds Assistant — [pdf]

Assist in keeping the DCHS grounds safe and looking great.

Photographer — [pdf]

A stunning photo helps homeless animals find loving families more quickly. Use your photography skills to capture great snaps of all of our adoptable animals.