Volunteer Opportunities

Make a Difference in the lives of Animals

Volunteering at the Story County Animal Shelter provides the animals in our care with positive human contact and exercise and relief from their kennels. Pitching in with basic chores and animal care are also provides a clean and safe environment in which the animals can live while waiting to find their forever homes. 

Ways to Volunteer

The Story County Animal Shelter can accommodate individual as well as group volunteering opportunities. You are able to indicate your interest on the volunteer application during the sign up process.  

Volunteer Requirements

  • A monthly commitment of 4 hours for a minimum of 6 months. (volunteer groups do not need to meet this requirement)
  • Age: 18 and older
  • Submit a volunteer application 
  • Watch a required volunteer orientation video and complete questionnaire once application is approved.

Volunteer Application

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