Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals (Ages 18+)

First step to becoming a volunteer for JHS:

If you’re considering becoming a volunteer, we invite you to attend a Volunteer Information Session or an Orientation. You can RSVP for an upcoming session below. You only need to attend one session or orientation. These sessions are for individuals who are over the age of 18, have graduated high school, and meet our essential capabilities for all volunteers.

Are you interested in spending one day with a dog? Learn more about our new Dog Day Out program. 

Please note, to volunteer with the Jacksonville Humane Society you must:

Essential capabilities for all volunteers:

Volunteering at the Jacksonville Humane Society does require certain skills and abilities. These essential capabilities are, but not limited to:

For any volunteers wanting to work with animals, there are these additional essential capabilities: