Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Humane Pennsylvania! Our volunteer application is currently down for maintenance. We appreciate your patience as we work to enhance the volunteer application process. Please check back on or about March 6th to complete a new application.
All current and active volunteers should continue volunteering and using the Better Impact system as normal.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Humane Pennsylvania! Your support is critical to our mission.

Humane Pennsylvania can only do the work we do for animals with the help of hundreds who donate their time, expertise, and love every single day. Volunteers are helping Humane PA build the best communities anywhere to be an animal!

From animal care and dog walking, to event supportclericalfundraisinggardeningadoption promotion, or any other of the many volunteer opportunities we have to offer, every volunteer role makes a difference for animals and people in need in your community.

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities at the shelter, in the community, and from home! Every­one plays an impor­tant role in mak­ing sure all ani­mals have a lov­ing, safe home to call their own – thank you for becom­ing involved!

Additional Volunteer Options

  • Service DaysSer­vice Days are typically yard work projects or shel­ter cleaning/organizing projects. >> read more
  • Foster CareFoster families provide a life-saving second chance to animals in need. >> read more
  • Corporate SponsorsBecome a sponsor for HPA by supporting our special events, becoming a retail partner, or by displaying an HPA dog bank at a visible location at your business. >> read more

If you have questions or need additional information about volunteering for Humane Pennsylvania, contact our Events & Interim Volunteer Coordinator, Nicole Koch at