Transportation Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Twin Cities AreaMinneapolis, MN 55419
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The transport volunteer transports animals or supplies to and from vet, kennel, foster home, shelter, adoption events or other specified locations periodically.


  • Transport foster pets assigned safely and comfortably and in a timely fashion to and from events or locations
  • Transport animals to/from adoption events ("foster buddy")

Time Commitment

  • Time varies with each situation. All transports can be completed in one day, most within an hour or two.


  • Must have own means of transportation that can comfortably accommodate foster pets and/or supplies
  • Must hold a valid MN driver’s license and insurance
  • Must have degree of comfort driving in Twin Cities and surrounding area -directions always provided
  • Previous experience with companion animals required for transport of foster pets but not needed for supply transport
  • Available for periodic calls for transport requests


  • Those transporting animals will be provided training in the safe handling of animals in transport situations


  • Transport requests are sent to volunteers in 2 ways:
    • Posted on Pet Haven’s Volunteer Facebook Page
    • Sent via email to transport volunteers with a "transport request form"
  • If you are available to assist, respond to the post in the comments section OR respond via Facebook

Interested in applying? Find our volunteer application here:


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Transportation Management
  • Delivery
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies
  • Must have a valid Minnesota driver's license and insurance.

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