Current Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in helping abused and abandoned animals by filling a current volunteer opportunity?
Email us at volunteer@spcaLA.com.

PetSmart Charities® Everyday Adoption Center
  • A pet adoption center located INSIDE the PetSmart® store in Pico Rivera Towne Center, the PetSmart Charities® Everyday Adoption Center is your one-stop-shop for volunteering! You’ll get to help dogs and cats by providing a clean place to live, fresh food and water, enrichment and more!
  • PetSmart Charities® Everyday Adoption Center,
    Mondays through Fridays, 12:00pm-7:00pm, Saturdays & Sundays 10:00am-5:00pm
    Interested? Email us at volunteer@spcaLA.com
Events
  • Represent spcaLA at a variety of events (community fairs, expos, fundraisers, sports events, vaccine clinics, etc.), give shelter tours, and more!
    Shifts and locations vary dependent on the event.
Foster Parenting
  • Provide a safe, temporary home for an animal in need of a little extra TLC. More info.
Fundraisers
  • Help spcaLA by raising much-needed funds and/or goods. More info.
Working with Dogs
  • spcaLA Volunteers will help teach shelter dogs basic obedience, provide enrichment activities and correct common behavior problems.
  • spcaLA P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center,
    Wednesdays through Fridays, 10:00am–5:30pm; Saturdays and Sundays 10am-4pm
    South Bay Pet Adoption Center,
    Wednesdays through Sundays, 10:00am–5:00pm
Working with Cats
  • Socialize, train and enrich the lives of the cats in our care throughout the day. This may include playing or relaxing with them, cleaning and feeding.
  • spcaLA P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center,
    Wednesdays through Fridays 10am-5:30pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm
    South Bay Pet Adoption Center,
    Wednesdays through Sundays, 10:00am–5:00pm
Dog Grooming
  • Groom our shelter dogs and make them look their best at either South Bay or Long Beach location!
    Prerequisite: Level 2 Class & Grooming 101