We currently have openings for the following positions: Foster (cat, critter, dog) and Critter Team (working with pets other than cats or dogs). Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all city volunteers. Please check back in the future for other positions like Dog Walking, 9 Lives (onsite cat team), Shelter Helper.

The Seattle Animal Shelter offers a broad range of volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers help save the lives of thousands of animals each year by assisting in the direct care of animals, fundraising, reaching out to the community and fostering animals in their home.

Volunteer opportunities exist in the following areas: