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Volunteers play a vital role at Halifax Humane Society and contribute to the overall success of our numerous programs.

With three different service areas to choose from, we are sure to have a volunteer experience that is right for you!

To become a Halifax Humane Society volunteer you must be 18 years of age or older (or accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times while volunteering), be willing to make a commitment of time, and attend the volunteer classes at the shelter.

For any questions regarding volunteer opportunities please contact one of the following-

Volunteer Manager- 386-274-4703 ext. 319 

 

 

Download File (VOLUNTEER WAIVER.pdf)

Download File (Mutt Strutt Volunteer Training.pdf)

 

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IF YOU ARE COMMUNITY SERVICE, DO NOT COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION. CALL 386-274-4703 ext. 319, 327 or 386-322-7717

 

Click here for our Volunteer Application form

 

Some of the ways to volunteer at Halifax Humane Society include:

 Volunteer Programs

Adoption Lobby – requires completion of HHS101; CSV121.
Tasks: Greet & direct people, answer phones, and some administrative work

Location: HHS Adoption Lobby
Qualifications: Ability to multitask, communicate effectively, friendly, neat handwriting, computer skills. 

Receiving Lobby - requires completion of HHS101; CSV121.
Tasks: Greet people, answer phones, file, paperwork, making copies, etc. 

Location: HHS Receiving Lobby
Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively, friendly, neat handwriting, computer skills. 

Office Help - requires completion of HHS101; CSV121.
Tasks: Data entry, making phone calls, file, paperwork, making copies, etc. 

Location: HHS Administrative Offices
Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively, friendly, neat handwriting, accuracy, computer skills. 

Delivery Collections - requires completion of HHS101; CSV121.
Tasks: Place & collect HHS money and/or food donations banks at area businesses. Deliver our newsletters to local nursing homes, libraries, veterinarian offices, etc. 

Location: Various locations around town.
Qualifications: Ability to maintain chosen bank location(s) on a timely basis. 

Adoption Events:- requires completion of HHS101, PET111, PET112, CSV121
Tasks: Participating in special event and HHS fundraisers throughout the community. 

Qualifications: Dependability and ability to communicate effectively with the public. 

Kennel Assistant- requires completion of HHS101, PET111, PET112
Tasks: Provide direct care to the animals in the adoption kennels and/or infirmary. 
Location: Adoption Lobby and/or infirmary.
Qualifications: Assist with cleaning and feeding animals, laundry, bathing animals, monitoring animals, etc. 
Walk Socialize Dogs - requires completion of HHS101; PET111
Tasks: Walk and socialize dogs in the adoption kennels. 
Location: Adoption Lobby.
Qualifications: Need to be steady on your feet, patient, energetic.
Cat Socializer - requires completion of HHS101; PET112; 
Tasks: Interact with cats in the adoption kennels. 
Location: Adoption Lobby.
Qualifications: Ability to follow safety instructions, communicate effectively with the public and attend additional training sessions. 
Maintenance - requires completion of HHS101; 
Tasks: Assist in upkeep of shelter and/or grounds. 
Location: Shelter.
Qualifications: Painting, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, landscaping or handyman experience a plus. 
Veterinary Services Department - requires completion of HHS101, PET111, PET112
Tasks: Cleaning kennels and cages, cleaning and wrapping surgical packs and assisting with animals as directed by veterinarian.
Location: shelter infirmary.
Qualifications: Ability to follow instruction, lift and clean. Veterinary students looking for course credit encouraged.
Foster Care Program – Contact Foster Care Coordinator at 386-274-4703 x331
Tasks: Foster in your home infant and/or injured animals until a time that they can be placed in adoption.
Location: Your home
Qualifications: Ability to provide a clean, quiet and nurturing environment for the animals in your care. 
HHS Thrift Store - requires completion of HHS101; CSV121.
Tasks: Sorting, cleaning, displaying, etc. 

Location: HHS Thrift Store 
333 W. Granada Blvd, Suite 250, Ormond Beach, 386-322-7717
Qualifications: Ability to commit to a weekly schedule, follow instructions and perform physical tasks as needed.  
Redinger Clinic - requires completion of HHS101; PET112; PET111 and CSV121.
Tasks: Answering phones, assisting with customers, making appointments, office work and assisting with cleaning where needed.

Location: 600 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach, 386-310-4935
Qualifications: Ability to commit to a weekly schedule, follow instructions and perform physical tasks as needed.
Special Events (Fundraising) - requires completion of HHS101; CSV121
Tasks: 
Participating in special event and HHS fundraisers throughout the community. 
Qualifications: 
Dependability and ability to communicate effectively with the public.