At Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control volunteers are a vital part of our team! Apply to be a volunteer to start making a difference in the lives of shelter animals today!
Click to fill out the volunteer application!
Who can volunteer?
Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and commit to at least three months of volunteering with the shelter.
When can I volunteer?
We have volunteer opportunities every day of the week at various times. Work until 5 p.m.? No problem! We have volunteer roles that would work with your work schedule and weekend needs as well! Whether you can come weekly or a few times a month - we have a role for you!
I'm allergic to cats/dogs - can I still volunteer?
Yes! We have lots of different volunteer roles and can work to find the best fit for you.
I don't have any animal experience, is that okay?
Absolutley! Every volunteer will go through volunteer training and work with volunteer mentors to help them learn about their role and answer any questions.
Click to watch a video to learn more about volunteering and each position available. You can read the complete Volunteer Manual HERE.