Join us for our monthly Volunteer Orientation, held on the last Sunday of every month from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. at Animal Care and Control. Interested in becoming a volunteer? If you are 16 and older, please stop by for our monthly volunteer orientation! No appointment necessary. Call Tammy Roberts for information at (561) 233-1281. Orientation and interview are pre-requisites for volunteering at the shelter.
*Starting in January 2014 - our monthly volunteer orientation will be held on the first Sunday of every month.
There are three volunteer programs available:
The court appointed Community Service Program is available for adults ages 16 and older. See information below. A special program is available to students ages 12-17 required to provide court appointed community service hours.
Animal Care and Control operates seven days a week. The pet adoption program and business hours at the shelter are Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Volunteers working with customers should schedule their volunteer hours during business hours. Other positions working in the kennel with dogs and clinic areas have a more flexible work schedule throughout the day. Some volunteer positions require work-experience in handling animals.
Adult Volunteer Program: Complete a volunteer application and mail to PBCACC, Volunteer Program, 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33411 or fax to attention 'Tammy Roberts' at (561) 233-1234.
Student Volunteer Program for School Credit: Complete a student application and call (561) 233-1281 for more information. This program is for students ages 12-17 to earn school credit hours by collecting the pet food and supplies needed to support the 'Foster Care' program. For those students required to provide Court Appointed Community Service hours, the program is restricted to ages 12-17 only.
Foster Care Program: Complete the application and mail to the above address. Download an application
Adult Court Appointed Community Service
Volunteer Positions Available to Qualified Applicants:
West County Pahokee Facility: