Mission Statement: The Heritage Humane Society serves as the compassionate steward of companion animals that are in transition from stray/surrender to forever homes. Heritage Humane Society will also educate the public about humane animal care and treatment, advocate animal welfare, and provide affordable adoption and spay/neuter services to measurably reduce overpopulation of unwanted
Please complete all applicable fields on the online form. All volunteers must be 16 years or older.
The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you with the next steps in training after the online application is submitted.
Volunteer Areas of Need:
Our biggest volunteer areas of need right now are:
Fido Field Trips
Read the “Areas of Interest” to learn more about these volunteer areas.
Adult Volunteer Application
Areas of Interest
Provide a temporary home for adult dogs/puppies, cats/kittens, and cats/dogs with special needs (sick, learn to socialize with humans and/or animals) until they are ready to be adopted (Additional application, screening, and training required). Read more >
PetSmart Cat Adoption Center:
We house cats at the location on Monticello and we always would love to have a volunteer to help clean the cages in the morning and evening and also spend some extra socialization time with the cats.
Transport animals either to our facility from other rescues or from our facility to another rescue or their forever home.
Help with offsites, humane education, school presentations, and fundraising events.
Petting, brushing cuddling, and playing with our cats/kittens to improve their temperament and quality of life while in the shelter.
Dog Socialization/Dog Walking:
Help the dogs in our care by taking them for walks, brushing them, playing with them, taking them on fido field trips, and making enrichment for them.
Clean-Up Crew (8 AM-11 AM daily):
Help clean kennels, cat cages, bowls, laundry, mopping, sweeping, etc.
Mowing the lawn, weeding, and gardening, assisting with general maintenance and repair.
Join the HHS Auxiliary and help with events, programs, and community engagement initiatives. (Additional application, screening, and training required). Read more >