In a continued effort to ensure the safety of our employees, volunteers, and community members, all Dumb Friends League employees and volunteers are required to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, or have an approved medical or religious exemption. Please review our FAQ’s prior to applying to one of our volunteer programs.

Want to do good in your community and get a regular furry-friend fix? Become a volunteer at the Dumb Friends League and help us with our mission to end pet homelessness and animal suffering. 

When you volunteer at the League, you’re joining a family of volunteers and staff committed to providing love and support for the animals in our care. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Whether it’s giving basic care to animals at one of our locations or providing a temporary home for a foster pet until it’s ready for adoption, we hope there is an opportunity that is a good fit for you.  

  • Age Requirement: General volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Some positions require you to be at least 18 years of age to volunteer. Under 16? Learn more about youth opportunities through our Humane Education department.    
  • Commitment: Volunteers must be able to make a commitment of three hours per week for six months, with the exception of foster parents. Unable to make the required commitment? Click  to learn more about our community service program. 
  • Training: Our onboarding process takes five to six weeks to complete. You’ll learn all you need to know to become a League pro.  

Ready to get started? See more details and fill out an application below.  

For more information, please call 303.751.5772, Ext. 7311. 

Group Opportunities 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are not offering group volunteer opportunities.  Please check back for updates.