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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!

The Volunteer Process – Getting Started

  • If you are interested in volunteering at our Community Events, please click here.
  • If you are interested in volunteering at our Community Resource Center which includes Spike’s Pet Pantry and our Pay What You Can Community Vaccination Clinics, please click here.
  • If you are interested in volunteering at our Lancaster Campus, please click here.
  • If you are interested in volunteering at our Reading Campus, please click here.
  • If you are interested in a Veterinary student internship or externship at our Humane Veterinary Hospitals, please click here.

Your application will then be electronically submitted to our Volunteer Engagement Manager. Once your completed application has been received and reviewed, you will be contacted via email with the next steps.

Please note there may be restrictions or additional requirements for volunteers between the ages of 14-17.

For those under the age of 14 or who are unable to donate their time to volunteering directly with our organization, we have a list of Service Projects that can be completed at home or in our community and still help Humane PA and our shelter animals.

Community Service Volunteers

For those required to complete hours of Community Service (such as with a school, church, or organization), please complete the Community Service Application by clicking here. (different than the HPA Volunteer Application above)

Our Volunteer Manager will review your application and contact you if an appropriate opportunity is available.

Court-Ordered Community Service

Humane Pennsylvania accepts individuals with court-ordered community service on a case-by-case basis. Please complete the Court Ordered Community Service application by clicking here. (different than the HPA Volunteer Application above)

Our Volunteer Manager will review your application and contact you if an appropriate opportunity is available.

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 Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@humanepa.org.