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Animal Care Services
Volunteer With Us

Volunteers are an important part of our organization and an asset that cannot be replaced. They are a vital link to the community that helps to build positive exposure for Greenville County Animal Care. It is our goal to improve the health and well-being of animals in Greenville County. It is our hope you will become part of our team of long-term, compassionate and dedicated volunteers.

Volunteer Opportunities

Youth ages 10-17 can volunteer as long as they are accompanied by a parent/guardian volunteer

Ages 10-12

  • PAWS 4 LIFE
  • Training/Enrichment:
    Providing positive reinforcement through Classical Training to our canine and feline population through the use of treats and chew toys. This is a structured, detail-specific opportunity. Primarily a non-handling role.
    Weekdays from 10:30am-12:30pm, 3-5pm, 5-7pm, and Saturdays 10:30am-12:30pm, 4-6pm.

Ages 13-17

  • Training/Enrichment
    Providing positive reinforcement through Classical Training to our canine and feline population through the use of treats and chew toys. This is a structured, detail-specific opportunity. Primarily a non-handling role.
    Weekdays from 10:30am-12:30pm, 3-5pm, 5-7pm, and Saturdays 10:30am-12:30pm, 4-6pm.
  • Puppy & Kitten Care
    Feed animals, tidy cages, and provide socialization for our puppies and kittens.
    Sundays 3-5pm

  • Life-Saving Ambassador
    Assist our adoption team and potential adopters by connecting pets with their perfect furever home.
    Mon-Fri 12 Noon-7pm & Saturdays 11am-6pm
  • Sunday Canine & Feline "Rise & Shine"
    Provide socialization for our cats and dogs, including walks for the canine population.
    Sundays 9-11am
  • Sunday Puppy & Kitten Care
    Feed animals, tidy cages, and provide socialization for our puppies and kittens.
    Sundays 3-5pm
  • PAWS 4 LIFE
    Provide Classical Training for small-large dogs. This includes enrichment activities and chew toys.
    Weekdays & Saturdays 10:30am-12:30pm, 3-5pm
  • Dogs Playing For Life
    Provide structured, supervised outdoor socialization and playtime for large breed dogs.
    Mondays & Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm; Saturdays 9:30am-11:30am
  • Last Call
    Provide last daily walks, tidy cages and provide socialization for our small-medium dogs.
    Mondays-Fridays 5-7pm and Saturdays 4-6pm
  • Jog With A Dog
    Transport approved dogs to a determined downtown location for exercise, socialization, and promotion.
    Alternating Sunday mornings 8:45am-10:30am


How to Become A Volunteer:
  1. Review our Volunteer Requirements to see if you qualify.
  2. Complete a Volunteer Application.
  3. Purchase your Volunteer Start-Up Kit.
  4. Attend a volunteer orientation. Upcoming dates are listed below.
    Volunteers are required to sign the Volunteer Agreement and Contract at orientation. You may bring a signed copy with you to orientation if you wish. Copies will also be provided at orientation.

Once you complete these steps, you'll be ready to begin training and schedule yourself for action!

Questions?

To learn more about volunteering, call 864.467.3950 or email petvolunteer@greenvillecounty.org



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