The Humane Society of Sarasota County's volunteers generously give their time and talents, which enables HSSC to continue to save lives and expand our services for our community. With so many resources required to provide care for our animals, it would be impossible to fulfill our mission as the area’s premier no-kill shelter without our volunteers.
To volunteer with the Humane Society of Sarasota County, you must be at least 18 years old.. Teens ages 12-16 can apply for Teen Program. Are you a current volunteer or a volunteer in training? Please visit the Volunteer Log-in Page.
Please review the essential capabilities listed below and follow the directions to get started. If you feel you have the time, passion, and dedication to work with our organization. You will need to create a VolunteerHub account.
After applying, the next steps include:
**Volunteers are allowed back on campus; however, we are limiting the total number of volunteers permitted at one time. If you applied to be a volunteer before the pandemic and have not completed orientation, you will receive instructions from Mandy Ray on when you can expect to begin your training. Thank you for your patience.**
Volunteering at HSSC requires certain skills and abilities. Essential capabilities include, but are not limited to:
Specific Volunteer roles may have additional requirements.
Please note that HSSC is not an approved agency for adult, court-ordered community service.
Volunteer Hours (During Non-COVID Times)
You may also be interested in these other HSSC volunteer opportunities: