Questions? See our Volunteer FAQ.
See what's currently available at each Animal Humane Society location:
To participate as a community outreach or foster volunteer, apply at the shelter nearest you:
Animal Ambassadors are volunteers who, along with their pets, provide animal-assisted therapy and activities to people throughout the Twin Cities metro area of Minnesota. Through visits with schools, community organization, residents in nursing homes, hospitals, and other facilities, these unique volunteers bring comfort, learning, and fun to the people they reach. Apply here.
Volunteers with Kindest Cut assist with client interactions and surgical materials preparation for low cost spay and neuter services. Kindest Cut travels frequently and needs volunteers in many areas of the state. In the past, Kindest Cut has been to Apple Valley, Bloomington, Buffalo, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Crystal, Golden Valley, Inver Grove Heights, Leech Lake, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Oakdale, Owatonna, Roseville, St. Louis Park, St. Paul, Woodbury and Wyoming. Apply here.
Our mission, vision, and values
Mission: To engage the hearts, hands, and minds of the community to help animals.
Vision: To compassionately and responsibly create a more humane world for animals.
Values: Be good to animals. Partner with people. Lead responsibly with compassion.