Animal Shelter

Volunteer Opportunities

Apply to Volunteer!

Please fill out the volunteer application and return it via email to

Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Kent County Animal Shelter! If you are interested in our field trip/overnight program, please complete the Volunteer Application and email the completed application to We will then contact you to schedule orientation.

We welcome assistance in the following areas:

  • Field trip/overnight stays for dogs
  • Cat cleaning and enrichment
  • Transporting cats to off-site adoption locations
  • Dog walking
  • Adoption counseling
  • Office work
  • Cleaning and laundry
  • Fostering

County regulations require volunteers be 18 years or older.