HOW TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER
- In order to become a registered volunteer, you must be 16 years old and attend an orientation and training.
- We also allow school and court mandated community service hours excluding the following charges: violence of any kind, DUI, drug, theft, and felonies. Please call 305-749-1843 or email [email protected] to determine eligibility requirements.
Orientation Sessions: The orientation sessions are held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 12 noon. No RSVP is needed for the orientation. Please arrive 20-30 minutes early as seating is limited. This is the only location available for volunteering. The address is: 16101 West Dixie Highway North Miami Beach.
Our Volunteer Program is currently under construction. Please note there will be NO Volunteer Orientations for the months of April or May. For any inquiries about the program, please email [email protected]
Foster Care Program and Foster Orientation Sessions: Click here to learn more about the rewarding experience of being a Foster Parent.RSVP is required for Foster orientation. Please RSVP to: [email protected].
Interview: After attending orientation you will be scheduled for a brief interview and/or training. The purpose of the interview is to help us become acquainted with you and determine your volunteer interests.
Training: Following the brief interview, you will be given a training related to your specific areas of interest. During hands-on training; volunteers learn about safety procedures, pet adoptions, animal behavior and other important information about the Humane Society’s many programs.
* Volunteer hours are flexible; we do not require you to commit to a schedule.