If you are interested in volunteering
at the shelter, please complete this application
or pick one up at the shelter. A completed application and ID must be received before signing up for one of the monthly orientations.
If you are interested in doing community service for school
, please fill out this application
or pick it up at the shelter and bring it with you when you attend one of the monthly orientations.
For court community service or restitution
, please see the section below.
Volunteer and Student Community Service hours are scheduled in two-hour increments Monday through Friday as early as 10 a.m. and as late as 6 p.m. Once a volunteer has worked two weekdays, he or she may schedule hours on Saturday or Sunday. We also have opportunities for volunteers at off-site events such as Petsmart and other locations in the DFW area.
* You must be at least 16 years old and have a parent/guardian's signature on the waiver. Both volunteer and guardian must show Driver's License or State ID if volunteer is younger than 18, and the parent or guardian needs to also attend the orientation.
* If you are at least 18 years old then you will need to sign the waiver along with bringing a copy of your Driver's License or State ID.
*WELCOME YOUNG VOLUNTEERS!!!!!
We are now accepting volunteers as young as 10 years! If you are 10 to 15 years old, you must always have a guardian with you who is also a volunteer. We will need your volunteer application, as well as one from your guardian, and your guardian must bring their Driver's License of State ID.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Sharon Fá
brega, at 972.291.5335 or email us at