Our volunteers are the life force behind our organization! From helping to distribute pet food, to sitting with shy dogs, to assisting in surgery & wellness – and everything in between, our volunteers help us keep the wheels running & achieve our mission.
Flexible Volunteer Opportunities
Want to get connected to your community and volunteer close to home? Then join our Pet Promises Team! Volunteers help homebound pet owners and educate the community on how Humane Fort Wayne can help keep beloved pets in their home.
Did you know there are approximately 16,000 stray cats in Allen County? Want to help end cat overpopulation and make Fort Wayne a no kill community? Learn how to TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) cats in your neighborhood!
Volunteer Hours for School or Community Service
Do you need to complete mandatory volunteer hours? Please click here to fill out the form.
Want To Donate More Time?
Our clinic, shelter, and local PetSmarts are always looking for regular, committed volunteers.
Read more about each location to see if you might be a good fit. Click on the available positions for a detailed description.
Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic
1333 Maycrest Drive
Want to help pet owners have access to low cost Spay, Neuter & Wellness Services? Apply to join our Clinic Team! Volunteers at this location must commit to a weekly or every-other-week schedule for at least 6 months. Volunteer shifts are available Monday through Friday.
Adoption Center & Shelter
4914 S. Hanna Street
Interested in caring for our animals at our shelter location? Volunteers at this location are required to complete a minimum of 4 hours per month for a minimum of 6 months and stay current on additional training and procedures. Volunteer shifts are available every day.
Shelter Volunteer Opportunities
|Food & Enrichment Prep
|Bathing & Grooming
|Puppy Class Assistant
|Adoption & Intake Cleaning
|Enrichment & Socialization
|Cat Pawsitive Pro
|Customer Service Volunteer
|Pet Food Bank