The Animal Humane Society does not accept volunteers with a criminal record in relation to sexual offense, violent crimes or animal neglect or cruelty within the last 15 years. The Animal Humane Society requires all persons applying to volunteer to state any past criminal record and reserves the right to conduct a background check on any volunteer. If you qualify under these conditions, please apply here.
The Animal Humane Society does accept court-ordered volunteers. All court-ordered volunteers must be 18 years of age. We do not accept persons who have been convicted of the following crimes:
The Animal Humane Society also reserves the right to refuse any court-ordered volunteers for offenses not listed here. Persons interested in more details about our court-ordered volunteering program should contact the Community Programs Coordinator at 763-432-4894 for more information and complete guidelines of the program.
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.