Thanks so much for your interest in volunteering with Best Friends!

We welcome volunteers of all ages and from all regions! To help us to provide you the best experience, this information will match you with opportunities based on whether you are over/under the age of 18 and specific to your location.

To get started, please provide your birthdate and location below. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to bfvolweb@bestfriends.org.


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Thank you for your interest in becoming a foster with Best Friends Animal Society - Atlanta!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a foster with Best Friends Animal Society - Atlanta!

Select this option if you would like to volunteer with Best Friends in the Atlanta and Southeast area. 

Select this option if you would like to volunteer with Best Friends in the Atlanta and Southeast area. 

  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer with Best Friends in the Atlanta area.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.
  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer with Best Friends in the Atlanta area.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.

Become a foster for Best Friends Satellite Foster Program in Catawba County, North Carolina

Become a foster for Best Friends Satellite Foster Program in Catawba County, North Carolina

If you love animals but can’t adopt, foster! Foster families provide temporary, in-home care for animals in Houston and the surrounding areas until they find adoptive homes. Not only is it easy, fun and one of the most rewarding things you can do for a homeless animals and for yourself, fostering gives an animal the love and attention he or she desperately needs, greatly increasing his or her chances of being adopted.

If you have any questions regarding our foster program, please email houstonfoster@bestfriends.org.

If you love animals but can’t adopt, foster! Foster families provide temporary, in-home care for animals in Houston and the surrounding areas until they find adoptive homes. Not only is it easy, fun and one of the most rewarding things you can do for a homeless animals and for yourself, fostering gives an animal the love and attention he or she desperately needs, greatly increasing his or her chances of being adopted.

If you have any questions regarding our foster program, please email houstonfoster@bestfriends.org.

Select this option if you would like to help us Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends in Houston.

Select this option if you would like to help us Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends in Houston.

  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer with Best Friends in the Atlanta area.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer with Best Friends in the Atlanta area.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

Select this option if you are interested in becoming a dog foster with Best Friends Animal Society - Los Angeles. We're so excited to have your help!

Select this option if you are interested in becoming a dog foster with Best Friends Animal Society - Los Angeles. We're so excited to have your help!

Select this option if you are interested in becoming a cat or kitten foster with Best Friends Animal Society - Los Angeles. We're so excited to have your help!

Select this option if you are interested in becoming a cat or kitten foster with Best Friends Animal Society - Los Angeles. We're so excited to have your help!

Select this option if you would like to help us Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends in the Los Angeles area.

Select this option if you would like to help us Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends in the Los Angeles area.

Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer with Best Friends in the Los Angeles area.

PLEASE NOTE: The minimum age to volunteer at our Los Angeles lifesaving centers is 16 years old.

However, Best Friends feels strongly that opportunities for youth volunteers must be made available to help us in our mission to Save Them All. Please email volunteerLA@bestfriends.org if you are under 16 and want to help!

Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer with Best Friends in the Los Angeles area.

PLEASE NOTE: The minimum age to volunteer at our Los Angeles lifesaving centers is 16 years old.

However, Best Friends feels strongly that opportunities for youth volunteers must be made available to help us in our mission to Save Them All. Please email volunteerLA@bestfriends.org if you are under 16 and want to help!

National Volunteers help to Save Them All in a variety of ways from locations all across America. These may include: assisting with an assortment of tasks or projects remotely from their own homes, and/or volunteering at local live (or virtual) events such as the Best Friends National Conference, or Strut Your Mutt.

 

National Volunteers help to Save Them All in a variety of ways from locations all across America. These may include: assisting with an assortment of tasks or projects remotely from their own homes, and/or volunteering at local live (or virtual) events such as the Best Friends National Conference, or Strut Your Mutt.

 

  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a national volunteer with Best Friends. National Volunteers help in variety of ways from locations all across America, including: volunteering at local events, the Best Friends National Conference, Strut Your Mutt, and assisting with an assortment of tasks or projects remotely from their own homes.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.
  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a national volunteer with Best Friends. National Volunteers help in variety of ways from locations all across America, including: volunteering at local events, the Best Friends National Conference, Strut Your Mutt, and assisting with an assortment of tasks or projects remotely from their own homes.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.

If you love animals but can’t adopt, foster! Foster families provide short- or long-term, in-home care for pets until they find forever homes. Not only is it easy, fun and one of the most rewarding things you can do for a homeless pet and for yourself, fostering gives an animal the love and attention he or she desperately needs, greatly increasing his or her chances of being adopted.

If you have any questions, please email fosternyc.info@bestfriends.org. Thank you! 

If you love animals but can’t adopt, foster! Foster families provide short- or long-term, in-home care for pets until they find forever homes. Not only is it easy, fun and one of the most rewarding things you can do for a homeless pet and for yourself, fostering gives an animal the love and attention he or she desperately needs, greatly increasing his or her chances of being adopted.

If you have any questions, please email fosternyc.info@bestfriends.org. Thank you! 

Select this option if you are 18 or older and would like to join us in Saving Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Northeast.

Select this option if you are 18 or older and would like to join us in Saving Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Northeast.

  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to join us in Saving Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Northeast.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.
  • Select this option if you are under 18 and would like to join us in Saving Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Northeast.

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old but Best Friends determines which, if any, volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.

Foster families provide a loving, stable environment for pets to grow, learn, relax, or recover from illness away from the stress that can often be found in a shelter setting.

Foster families provide a loving, stable environment for pets to grow, learn, relax, or recover from illness away from the stress that can often be found in a shelter setting.

Select this option if you would like to help Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Animal Society in Northwest Arkansas.

Select this option if you would like to help Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Animal Society in Northwest Arkansas.

Select this option if you are under 18 years old and would like to help Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Animal Society in Northwest Arkansas.

Select this option if you are under 18 years old and would like to help Save Them All by volunteering with Best Friends Animal Society in Northwest Arkansas.

Become a foster for Best Friends Satellite Foster Program in Polk County Florida.

Become a foster for Best Friends Satellite Foster Program in Polk County Florida.

Select this option if you would like to provide a temporary foster home for a dog in need. Fostering is very rewarding and helps us save more lives! 

Select this option if you would like to provide a temporary foster home for a dog in need. Fostering is very rewarding and helps us save more lives! 

Select this option if you would like to provide a temporary foster home for a cat or kittens in need. Fostering is very rewarding and helps us save more lives! 

Select this option if you would like to provide a temporary foster home for a cat or kittens in need. Fostering is very rewarding and helps us save more lives! 

Select this option for volunteer opportunities in Salt Lake City. Options include working in our Lifesaving Center, remote administrative work, helping at our clinics, special events, driving animal transports, and more!

Select this option for volunteer opportunities in Salt Lake City. Options include working in our Lifesaving Center, remote administrative work, helping at our clinics, special events, driving animal transports, and more!

Select this option for volunteer opportunities in Salt Lake City if you are under the age of 18. Opportunities include a variety of volunteer roles in our Lifesaving Center.

- Volunteers between 12 and 15 must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This person should create their own volunteer profile first and use it to validate the youth account.

- Not all volunteer opportunities are available to youth volunteers. 

Select this option for volunteer opportunities in Salt Lake City if you are under the age of 18. Opportunities include a variety of volunteer roles in our Lifesaving Center.

- Volunteers between 12 and 15 must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This person should create their own volunteer profile first and use it to validate the youth account.

- Not all volunteer opportunities are available to youth volunteers. 

Thank you for volunteering! Choose this option if you would like to volunteer at our Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah or you live within two hours of the Sanctuary and are interested in our local volunteer opportunities. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Thank you for volunteering! Choose this option if you would like to volunteer at our Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah or you live within two hours of the Sanctuary and are interested in our local volunteer opportunities. We look forward to seeing you soon.

 

  • Select this option if you are between the ages of 8 and 17 years and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer at our Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah.

  • The current minimum age to volunteer is 8 years old but Best Friends determines which volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.
  • Minors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult while volunteering.  Each adult can supervise up to 2 minors during a volunteer shift.

 

 

  • Select this option if you are between the ages of 8 and 17 years and would like to help Save Them All by becoming a volunteer at our Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah.

  • The current minimum age to volunteer is 8 years old but Best Friends determines which volunteer positions are appropriate for minor volunteers.

  • If you are 15 or younger, your parent or guardian must create their own volunteer account first and will be required to approve your account.
  • Minors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult while volunteering.  Each adult can supervise up to 2 minors during a volunteer shift.

 

Thank you so much for your interest in becoming a foster with Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. We're so excited to have your help saving the lives of sanctuary animals! 

 

Thank you so much for your interest in becoming a foster with Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. We're so excited to have your help saving the lives of sanctuary animals! 

 

Become a foster for Best Friends Satellite Foster Program in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.

Become a foster for Best Friends Satellite Foster Program in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.