Adoption Event Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


3637 SW Archer RoadPetSmartGainesville, FL 32608


Adoption Event Volunteers are critical towards finding loving homes for our rescue cats and dogs! They assist potential adopters in finding their new best friend as well as promote responsible pet care. Adoption Events are located at Petsmart, off Archer Road, from 11-5pm every Saturday.

Between walking dogs, socializing cats, assiting with puppies or helping to break the event down there is always something to do! We also have a fabulous Jr Volunteer program welcoming any age (with a parent or guardian) to come volunteer with us!

Helping Hands also welcomes groups of 10-12 to help during events. It is a wonderful way to become active in the community for any organization! Please email in advance to coordinate any volunteer groups!

The experience of sending over 1,000 shelter animals to forever homes is extremely rewarding.

Please contact us if you have questions or would like more information about our rescue.

All animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, have been seen by a vet, are microchipped, and are tested for heartworms or Feline Leukemia/FIV before adoption.


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Transportation
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours

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