Volunteer Opportunities

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Your time is one of the most valuable gifts you can give! Thank you so much for volunteering to help the animals at Athens Area Humane Society. We could not do our lifesaving work without the help of volunteers.

Descriptions of Volunteer Opportunities

Cat Volunteers: You will be helping socialize our adoptable cats and kittens at the shelter. This includes playing with them, helping them get exercise, brushing them, and giving them lots of love!

Dog Volunteers: You will be helping socialize and take care of the dogs and puppies at our shelter. This means playing with them, taking them for walks, picking up after them, brushing them, and giving them lots of love!

Spay/Neuter Center Volunteers: You will be helping the Spay/Neuter staff by doing laundry, sanitizing surgical equipment, unfolding newspaper, and wrapping surgical packs. This is a huge help to our Spay/Neuter Staff!

General Shelter Volunteers: You will be helping with any needs at the shelter. This includes, but is not limited to, answering phones, cleaning cages, doing dishes, and assisting the shelter staff with anything needed.

PetSmart (Bethlehem) Adoption Event Volunteers: This opportunity is for our weekend Adoption Events at PetSmart in Bethlehem, located at 916 Loganville Hwy. in Bethlehem (right off 316).This opportunity involves helping our puppies get adopted. You will clean up after them, help the staff care for them, andassist people interested in adopting.

PetSmart (Flowery Branch) Adoption Event Volunteers: This opportunity is for our weekend Adoption Events at PetSmart in Flowery Branch, located at the Village Shoppes of Flowery Branch, 5873 Spout Springs Rd. This opportunity involves helping our puppies get adopted. You will clean up after them, help the staff care for them, andassist people interested in adopting.