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Do you want to make a difference in the lives of the thousands of pets that come into Animal Services every year? Join our lifesaving volunteer program today to become a shelter pet hero! Our Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping with our adoption office.

Please bring a photo ID when you attend the orientation. Text Rose at 487-7596 when you arrive, and if you arrive late, please reschedule. Volunteer applications will be available at the orientation, and there is no cost to join the VIP Volunteer program.

DRESS CODE: For your safety and the safety of our pets, no shorts, no yoga pants, no leggings, no heels, no dresses, no dress boots, and no opened-toed shoes. There is a possibility of getting wet, so please make sure you dress appropriately.

  • Adoption Volunteers should be:
  • 17 years old and must be able to complete a background check
  • 14-17 years old must volunteer with a parent or guardian that will also become a volunteer
  • Have great customer service
  • Must love and enjoy being around animals
  • Available to volunteer Monday through Friday between 3 and 5 pm showing dogs or Thursday through Sunday between the hours of 11 am and 5:30 pm showing cats
  • Available to volunteer Tuesday through Saturday between 9 and 11 am and/or 2 and 4:30 pm for enrichment
  • Available any day or time/ or volunteer from home for data entry (18 years and older only)

You will schedule a Basic Animal Handling Training during your orientation, which you will need to attend before handling animals.

Want to learn more about our volunteer program? Visit our Volunteer page!


Date: January 5, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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El Paso, tx 79906 United States

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