When you volunteer, you’re giving the animals one of the greatest gifts of all — your time. Whether you’re spending one-on-one time with the animals, helping out at events or assisting in some other way, you’re helping the animals to find their forever families. We are incredibly grateful, and hope your time with us will be long. We wish you an enjoyable, safe, fulfilling and rewarding volunteer experience!

Learn more about volunteering with Hope Animal Rescue or get started today!


We are not currently accepting new volunteers. Please check back in a couple of weeks!

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Events

    • Lead events
    • Set up and take down
    • Manage x-pens (monitor behavior, talk to public)
    • Event walkers to give dogs potty breaks
    • Table ambassadors
    • Recruit locations
  • Development

    • Fundraising committee
    • Donor recognition
    • Online fundraisers
    • Front-line acquisition of corporate donors/ sponsors
    • Event coordination for physical fundraisers
    • Research
    • Special partnerships
    • Grant-writing
  • Marketing

    • Creative: Newsletter, graphic design, blog, writing, web content, marketing materials (rack cards, t-shirts, etc.)
    • Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, online campaigns
    • Photography: Event photos, on-location photo shoots
    • Videography: Shooting and editing videos, interview videos, informational/instructional videos
    • Marketing: Back-end design, web design, IT support, maintenance and optimization
  • Foster

    Open your home to care for one of our adoptable dogs

    • Foster volunteer: short or longer-term
    • Foster coordinator: manage all aspects of foster experience
  • Accounting

    • Technical writing
    • Research
    • Quickbooks
    • Budgeting
    • Financial Reports
  • Outreach

    Assist with the Hope for Life and Partners in Hope programs

    • Hope for Life works to serve senior citizens with veterinary care assistance, spay/neuter resources, food/supplies, and veterinary med assistance in cooperation with area veterinarians
    • Partners in Hope works to create working partnerships with area providers to care for the Hope for Life animals, our rescue dogs and assist with food/supplies
  • Administrative

    • Technical writing
    • Research
    • Document creation/ editing (Adobe)
    • Proofreading
    • Data entry
    • Legal assistance