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In this school-year program, teens learn how to socialize the animals and help make them more adoptable. There are mandatory training days, plus optional days. Students will get tons of opportunities to help the shelter.

About Compassion In Action (CIA)

CIA is a three-month long program for students who have a passion for helping animals.  Students will volunteer directly with dogs and cats, learn about trending animal welfare topics and work on critical community service projects to help the animals in our care.

Read testimonials from past students and visit our FAQs page for more information. 

For Ages: 14 – 17 years old

Cost: $90.00 for entire 3 month program

What to bring: If your child’s school requires volunteer hours, please have him/her bring the hour log to the program.

What to wear: Long pants and closed-toe shoes (please note – we will send your child home if he/she is not in appropriate attire).

Contact: If you have any questions, or to be added to our wait list, please call us at 408-262-2133 x160 or email

Registration for CIA Spring 2019 has closed. Please check back in September to register for CIA Fall 2019. You may also email with any questions.