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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP). By becoming a CAP volunteer you are making a difference in the lives of homeless animals as they wait to find their furr-ever homes!

Volunteer service hours cannot be used to satisfy court-ordered Community Service requirements. For information on how to complete court-ordered Community Service at CAP, visit our Community Service page.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Minimum volunteer age of 14 years old.
  • Attend a Volunteer Information Session and receive hands-on training.
  • CAP requires a minimum volunteer commitment of 4 hours a month for 6 months. 
  • All volunteers under 18 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian sign a legal release.
  • Youth volunteers age 14-15 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian at all times while in the shelter. 

Volunteers play a vital role in caring for the many animals in our shelter. Register for a Volunteer Information Session here.

View our variety of volunteer opportunities here.

Complete a CAP volunteer application here.

Students who wish to earn service hours for school, but do not meet the volunteer age requirement or cannot make a long-term commitment can download this PDF with ideas for service projects that can be completed from home.

Group/Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) offers group volunteer opportunities, please fill out a reservation form here.

Please review the following information to help determine whether a volunteer activity day at CAP is the right opportunity for your group. 

  • Volunteer opportunities must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Maximum group size of 15 participants.
  • Minimum time commitment of 2 hours, maximum time commitment of 4 hours.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years old; children may not accompany parents.

For additional information or to schedule a corporate volunteer opportunity, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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