We are looking for outgoing volunteers that love engaging with others and are interested in inspiring compassion and sharing our mission throughout the community. Most of our community events take place between April and October, and mainly occur in the evenings and on the weekends.

Community Events may include:
  • Reading Fightin Phils Fiesta Friday & Bark in the Park games
  • Community fairs
  • Fundraisers
  • Table setups
  • Career fairs
  • HPA events such as our Walk for the Animals and Art for Arf’s Sake Auction

Your experience/qualifications include:

  • Reliable transportation to and from community events
  • Ability to lift and/or carry up to 20 pounds
  • Bilingual skills desired but not required
  • Must be over the age of 18 to volunteer unaccompanied (Teens between the ages of 14 and 17, must volunteer under the supervision of a parent/guardian at all times, OR they may volunteer without adult supervision at the discretion of Humane Pennsylvania staff following an initial training assessment with a parent/guardian present. Looking for opportunities for kids 13 and under? Visit our Kid Volunteers page!

Application Process:

  1. Online application (below)
      • Be sure to remember your login information – you will use this continuously while volunteering to sign up for shifts and log hours.
  2. Sign the digital Volunteer Handbook on MyImpact
  3. Wait for your application to be approved; applications typically take 1-3 business days to be reviewed.
  4. Download the MyImpact app on your mobile device.
  5. Online Learning – Complete your online learning modules from home via MyImpact and then schedule your initial training session. Every opportunity requires at least one online reading.
  6. In-person training – new volunteers complete an initial in-person training, provided by one of our HPA Staff or Veteran Volunteers.
  7. Start volunteering!

Your support will help the staff at our campuses focus on caring for the animals!

For more information, contact Events & Volunteer Coordinator, Nicole Koch at nkoch@humanepa.org.