Become an Animal Services Volunteer

  • Volunteers support and supplement our shelter programs and are an integral part of the team here at Contra Costa Animal Services. If you’d like to join us in our efforts to provide compassionate care for the animals that enter our shelter, then you’ve come to the right place!
  • See our Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.
  • Head over to our Getting Started page.


Volunteer positions are available for adults age 18 years and older. We ask for a minimum commitment of 8hrs/month for 6 months. Volunteers must be able to follow directions and communicate with staff, volunteers, and the public with a positive attitude to support an inclusive environment in which everyone feels respected and valued.

Volunteer! Become a volunteer at Contra Costa Animal Services!

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