There are many fun ways for children to help animals at San Diego Humane Society!
Download our packets and make enrichment items at home!
Packets include a service log to earn hours for school.
Great for groups and school projects! Check out the opportunities below and fill out the request form to tell us how you would like to help get animals adopted, raise funds and share our mission. Parents are welcome to assist with projects as needed, but these opportunities are designed for children. To learn more about ways adults can help, check out our Volunteer Opportunities.Fill out the request form for Pawsitive Service
Junior Volunteers (ages 12-17) socialize our small adoptable animals.
- What: Youth ages 12-17 help exercise our rabbits and guinea pigs and socialize our adoptable cats, providing them with valuable enrichment during their shelter stay. Kids may also help with other various service tasks throughout the shelter as needed. This program provides a great opportunity for youth to have hands-on interactions with animals and give back to the shelter while earning community service hours.
- When: Held 2-3 times a month from 4:30-6:00 p.m.
- Cost: $10.00 per child
Register: Reservations are required.
2019 Junior Volunteers Schedule
For more information about Youth Service Opportunities, email [email protected].