Volunteers keep tails wagging 365 days a year. If you’re ready to make pets smile, follow the steps below:

1. Check out the current volunteer needs below. If you don’t see a position that’s a good match today, check back at a later date. CHS does not keep a waiting list.

2. See a position that interests you? Watch the Virtual Open House video to learn more about becoming a CHS volunteer. This is a requirement before you apply.

3. Watched the video? Liked what you saw? Now it’s time to Apply to Volunteer. Make sure to specify the role and shift that interest you. Selected applicants will be invited in for an interview. CHS is not able to process applications that do not meet the basic requirements.

You need to be 18 or older to volunteer. Under 18? Don’t worry! You can still get involved.

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Volunteer Opportunities at the Waterford Adoption Center
Updated  8/24/23

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Germ Busters
The Waterford adoption center needs volunteers to join the Germ Busters team. Volunteers help control the spread of harmful diseases by working to keep the building clean and disinfected. Duties may include cleaning cat cages or dog kennels, sweeping, washing floors and walls, etc.

Commitment: 2 hours per week on a set-schedule for at least 6 months

Open Shifts:
Mondays 9AM-11AM
Tuesdays 9AM-11AM or 2:30PM-4:30PM
Thursdays 2:30PM-4:30PM
Saturdays 9AM-11AM or 2:30PM-4:30PM