Thunder Bay District Humane Society


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Date(s) - Jan 1, 2016 - Dec 31, 2017
All Day


The Humane Society is always looking for volunteers to socialize animals, assist around the shelter, join our various specialized programs, participate in fundraising events or contribute in any way to the success of the shelter. Volunteering at the Humane Society is a wonderful, rewarding experience. We offer volunteer opportunities for people of all age groups, from all walks of life, whether you have an few hours a year or time every day. The Humane Society relies on the efforts and generosity of people like you, who are willing to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves and also have some fun.

Volunteer application form and orientation session required.



Feline Care
To make the cat areas clean and comfortable for resident cats. To socialize with the cats and kittens with play time, cuddling and positive physical contact.

Canine Care
To make the dog and puppy areas clean and comfortable for resident canines. To socialize with the canines through exercise, play, and positive physical contact.
-Cleaning, setting up kennels & handling dogs
-Help with mopping, sweeping, laundry

To assist in varying capacities with cleaning and maintaining a clean shelter.
-General cleaning such as windows, mopping, sweeping, and lawn mowing
-Using chemicals accordingly
-Light bulb changing, fixing water leaks

Fundraising and Administration
To help in the office with a variety of projects to help with office duties and increase the organization’s visibility in the community
-Data entry, filing, Telephone calls
-Familiar with social media sites (Facebook, Instagram)

Event Volunteer
To assist in varying capacities with special events hosted by or in support of the shelter.
-Set up and take down of events

All volunteers must complete the volunteer orientation, held every Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm, no sign up necessary.
Volunteers ages 5 – 13 must be accompanied by an adult and can only volunteer on Saturday’s 2 pm – 4 pm.
A schedule for volunteers will be created.

For more information or to sign up, please fill out the form below.


Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunity Available
Fundraising and Administration
Feline Care
Event Volunteer
Canine Care