Volunteers are Vital

Help us enrich the lives of our shelter dogs and cats and make their stays healthier and happier.

Quality time with shelter pets has a positive and long-lasting effect on their well-being. There are many ways for you to donate your time, energy, and talents to help.

Volunteer and dog

Join our Volunteer team

  • Find details about each open volunteer position in our Volunteer Opportunity Directory, including age and physical requirements.
  • Complete the Volunteer Application.
  • If you are interested in becoming a Foster fill out the Foster Application.
  • After we review your application, we’ll reach out to you to set an interview and schedule your introductory visit to the shelter.

Video created by Mingus High School students

If we’re not currently recruiting for your area of interest, contact us to discuss other service options or to be wait-listed for your preferred position.

The Verde Valley Humane Society exists to humanely care for unwanted, lost and abused animals and to promote animal adoptions and welfare through its policies and presence in the community.

By volunteering and fostering you help us achieve our mission. There are many opportunities for you to make a difference!