Volunteers play a vital role in the day-to-day operations and success of the Humane Society of Sarasota County. Volunteers help in countless ways, from socializing animals to providing public relations at fundraising events.
If you feel you have the time, passion and dedication to work with a great organization, we would love to hear from you! Please contact Ginny Armington, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 941.955-4131 x113.
Click here to fill out our adult volunteer application.
If you are under the age of 16, please apply for our Teen Volunteer program.
Please note that we will keep all applications on file for 60 days.
Here are just a few of the incredible volunteer opportunities available at
The Humane Society of Sarasota County:
Provide enrichment along with companionship to shelter felines to maintain their health and well-being while in our care.
Provide enrichment and training, along with companionship to our canines through mental and physical activities.
Help potential adopters find their perfect pet.
Fundraising & Community Outreach Events:
Represent and help raise much-needed funds for the shelter and assist with offsite adoption events as well as promotions and fundraisers such as our annual Paws on the Catwalk Luncheon or Hot Dogs & Cool Cats – Laugh Your Paws Off Gala.
Doggie Bank Program:
Place and manage Doggie Banks in local businesses to with help raise donations for our shelter pets.
Volunteers assist with day-to-day office tasks such as data entry, answering phones, front desk support and other necessary tasks.
Assist with the cleaning, maintenance and upkeep of our buildings and grounds.
Upcoming Volunteer Orientation Dates:
Saturday, Jan. 9 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, Jan. 20 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 3 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Saturday, Feb. 20 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, March 2 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Saturday, March 19 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, April 6 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 16 – 12:30 – 2:00 pm