Current Volunteer Opportunities

View current volunteer openings below to learn more!

 

Please note, the Humane Society of Boulder Valley requires background checks of all volunteers who are 18 years of age or older. As part of the volunteer application process, we require a volunteer fee to help offset the costs of administrative processing, background check fees and other costs that leave a footprint in our finances so more can go toward animal care.

  

Our Animal Care Team is designed to support the daily care of the animals at Humane Society of Boulder Valley. Volunteers in this program provide care for shelter dogs through kennel cleaning and other cleaning tasks. This role is physically demanding. Volunteers should be capable of bending, scooping, lifting and standing for extended periods of time. Please click on the button to the left to view the full service description.

Age Requirement: You must be at least 15 years old to volunteer with the Animal Care Team.
Commitment: The Animal Care Team does not require a long-term commitment. 
Training: Volunteers receive on the job training with Animal Care Team staff members. 
Scheduling: Shifts are available seven days a week in the mornings and are 3-4 hours in duration: Monday-Friday shifts begin at 8:30am, and weekend shifts begin at 7:30am. Shifts will be scheduled with our Animal Care Team staff members. 

 


Thrift and Gift Shop Representatives assist the Humane Society of Boulder Valley's Thrift and Gift Shop to process donations and support store operations. The Thrift and Gift Shop provides critical funding to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley and its programs.  Please click on the button to the left to view the full service description.

Age Requirement: You must be at least 15 years old to volunteer independently, and volunteers between the ages of 7 and 14 must be accompanied by an adult as part of a Pets and Pals team.
Commitment: Thrift and Gift Shop volunteers are asked to commit to a regular shift of two hours weekly.
Training: Volunteers receive on the job training with Thrift and Gift Shop staff members.
Scheduling: Shifts are available during Thrift and Gift Shop business hours. Shifts will be scheduled with Thrift and Gift Shop staff members.