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2536 Boutin DrCape Girardeau, MO 63701


In order to volunteer as a dog walker you must attend volunteer orientation and fill out a volunteer application.

Core responsibilities:

  • Check in with staff at the beginning of each shift
  • Utilize provided materials to know which dogs can be walked
  • Use appropriate gear as needed per pet
  • Remain in designated walking areas
  • Pick up waste as needed
  • Make appropriate notations regarding pets walked, noted behaviors, etc


  • Comfortable interacting with volunteer-approved dogs
  • Ability to follow specific instructions from staff
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Enjoys engaging with Humane Society visitors, volunteers, founders, and staff
  • Commitment to the philosophy of Humane Society of Southeast Missouri’s practices and policies
  • Must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer for this position or have adult supervision(18 or older) if under 16
  • Regular access to email to receive updates


  • Animal Care / Handling

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Must be 16 years or older or accompanied by an adult(over 18) if under 16

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