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Become a Volunteer

We’re so excited you’re considering volunteering at Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV). We would love for you to be a part of our awesome group of volunteers who help us fulfill our mission daily.

About our Volunteer Program

Volunteers play a critical role in our ability to meet our mission goals of saving and enhancing the lives of both people and pets. Our adult Volunteers are 18 years or older and can commit to 8 hours of service per month for one year. There is a $40 registration fee for Volunteer On-boarding Session, and training is provided for all Volunteer roles.

How do I get started?

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Volunteer at Humane Society Silicon Valley. We have just finished a Recruitment Cycle. Please check back during the summer months for updates about available positions. If you would like to get on our interest list, please email

  • Foster Care: Foster parents are heroes and allow us to help even more animals in the community! One animal in your home allows us to rescue another into our Animal Community Center or Neighborhood Adoption Centers. Learn more >


Please note that we do not provide short term volunteer service, court ordered community service or restitution.