Volunteer Opportunities

Kindhearted? Love animals? Looking to make a positive impact in the community? Then this is the place for you!  Please browse the volunteer opportunities below. Not all of these opportunities are currently available. We actively recruit volunteers in the spring (February through April) and the fall (September through November).

All volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.

Once you have applied online, you will receive a call to get set up for a volunteer interview with a department manager.

If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Department at 727-586-3591, ext. 127.

Looking for Court Ordered Community Service Opportunities?
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All court-ordered community service volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

We do not provide court-ordered community service for traffic violations.


Open Volunteer Position(s)

*There may be a supplies fee collected after training that can range between $10-$20 depending on the volunteer role.

*Click on the desired open position to apply


Foster Parent

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 Currently Filled Volunteer Positions



Feline Adoption
Counselor Volunteer


Pet Photography


Behavior Enrichment
Assistant Volunteer

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Dog Adoption
Counselor Volunteer


Pet Bank Volunteer

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Special Events

 cat 1  

Street Team:
Community Outreach


Tour Guide

dog 2  

Dog Walkers


Pocket Pet
Adoption Counselor

Largo Shelter

9099 130th Avenue North
Largo, Florida 33773

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Shelter Hours:

Tuesday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Veterinary Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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Veterinary Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Closed 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. every 3rd & 4th Tuesday of the month

New Dawn Animal Behavior Center

3250 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

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New Dawn Animal Behavior Center Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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