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Humane Society of Huron Valley

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This is Silkey!
Our amazing dog walkers volunteer over 17,000 hours each year spending time walking, exercising and socalizing wonderful dogs like Silkey.

The Humane Society of Huron Valley depends on volunteers to help the animals in our community -- you're literally life savers! While our most popular volunteer assignments are walking dogs and comforting cats, we offer a wide assortment of opportunities-- from guest greeting to adoption counseling, from community outreach to humane education help, from administrative to cleaning, and many, many more.

Each month we offer two orientation session for all beginning volunteers. If you're 18+, get started by signing up for the next orientation that's convenient for you at http://hshv.org/volunteerapplication/

We can't wait to meet you!

P.S. If you're age 12-17, check out HSHV's Junior Volunteer program. And if you're wanting a one-day assignment for a group, please check out our Day of Service volunteer program (http://hshv.org/volunteer-2/dayofservice/)

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About Humane Society of Huron Valley

Location:

3100 Cherry Hill Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, US

Mission Statement

The Humane Society of Huron Valley's (HSHV's) mission is to support the loving, responsible care of all animal's in our community by: *Ensuring proper, nurturing care for the animals in our shelter *Placing all adoptable animals in loving homes *Reducing pet over-population *Caring for the physical well-being of animals in our community *Providing education and outreach to the community Stopping animal cruelty HSHV offers a variety of services including pet adoption, low-cost spay/neuter clinic, emergency rescue, cruelty investigation and community education.

Description

Since 1896, the Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) has been a leader in saving animals in our community. We are the only shelter in Washtenaw County, serving over 14,000 animals and their people every year. Thanks to innovative programs and community support (that is, thanks to VOLUNTEERS LIKE YOU!), animals at HSHV do not have a time limit to get adopted, and HSHV is classified as a "no kill" shelter by Maddie's Fund, a leader in the no kill movement. Thanks in great part to volunteers, HSHV has won several awards for the highest save rate among all similar animal shelters in Michigan. HSHV provides a variety of services including animal adoption, affordable full-service veterinary clinic, spay/neuter services, low cost vaccine clinics, 24-hour injured animal rescue, humane education and youth programs, and pet lost & found services. Our volunteer opportunities for adults 18+ are many, and we have a junior varsity volunteer program for youth between the ages of 12-17.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3100 Cherry Hill RoadAnn Arbor, MI 48105

(42.30613,-83.65488)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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