Current Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in helping abused and abandoned animals by filling a current volunteer opportunity? Sign up for info session!

Administrative Volunteer
  • Help answer phones, filing, customer service, data entry, and various administrative tasks.
    Hours and duties vary by location.
Dog Grooming
  • Groom our shelter dogs and make them look their best!
    Prerequisite: Level 2 Class & Grooming 101
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
    spcaLA 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
    spcaLA Pet Adoption Center,
    Wednesdays through Sundays, 10:00am-5:00pm
Veterinary Assistance
  • Help with administrative tasks, animal handling, prep work, cleaning, and other various tasks.
    Prerequisites: vary by role and location.
Violence Prevention & Humane Education
  • Cut treats, prepare lesson plans, assist with workshops, give tours, teach lessons about compassion, data entry, etc.
    Prerequisites: vary by role and location.
Photography
  • Help our shelter pets shine on our adoption page.
    Prerequisites: Must be at least Dog Level 1 and/or Cat Care & Handling. Photography training class.

Questions? Email us at volunteer@spcaLA.com.