Every day, volunteers make an enormous difference in the lives of homeless animals who find themselves at the Humane Society. If you love animals and want to make difference, become a Regina Humane Society volunteer!
Become a Volunteer:
To become a Regina Humane Society volunteer please complete a printable PDF Volunteer Application or fill out an Online Volunteer Application.
- Once your application has been received, we will contact you about upcoming orientations and you'll be on your way. All volunteers must attend an orientation session.
- Volunteer sessions are usually held twice a month on Thursday evenings.
- Foster Family sessions are typically held once per month on Saturday afternoons as needed.
- Each volunteer that attends a session will need to pay a $10.00 non-refundable volunteer fee at the time of orientation. There is no additional charge for children aged 12 to 13 who are volunteering with a parent or guardian.
Please note the following age guidelines:
- 12-13 year olds – are restricted to working with only the adoptable cats and must volunteer with a parent/guardian or person at least 18 years old. All parents & guardians volunteering with their children must attend an orientation before they are eligible to volunteer. A parent/guardian also needs to sign your volunteer waiver
- 14-15 year olds – may volunteer on your own but are restricted to working with only the adoptable cats. A parent/guardian needs to sign your volunteer waiver.
- 16-17 year olds – may work on your own with both adoptable cats and dogs. A parent/guardian needs to sign your volunteer waiver.
- 18 years and over – must provide a Criminal Record Check in addition to signing the volunteer waiver. Criminal Record Checks are available free of charge through Regina Police Service at 1717 Osler Street.
Volunteers help with yard work, landscaping, and the general upkeep of the building (cleaning, sweeping, and painting as needed). You can learn more about the program here.
Show Humane Society animals how much you care by giving them special one-on-one attention as a Caring Hands volunteer. This is our most popular volunteer program. You can learn more about the Caring Hands program here.
You can be a superhero and save lives by Becoming a Foster Family and providing a temporary home for animals in need. Click here to learn more about the programs. You may apply online here.
Help homeless animals find homes by sharing, posting and distributing fliers that feature their image and story. You don't need to sign up for this program. Just click here to see the latest animals we are featuring.
Help students grow into responsible and humane decision makers with our Humane Education programs. Learn more about this volunteer opportunity here.
Caring for over 4,500 animals a year means a lot of laundry! You can help keep our animals warm and healthy bu volunteering to help us with this task. Learn more here.
Become a Pet Therapy volunteer and take homeless animals at the Shelter to visit senior care homes and rehabilitation facilities in the City of Regina. Learn more about the Pet Therapy program here.
Volunteers help with socializing cats who are up for adoption and with cleaning at PetSmart, one of the Regina Humane Society’s satellite adoption centres. To learn more about this opportunity, please click here.
Volunteers help staff with preparing mailings and with other office duties. The level of assistance varies throughout the year, so volunteers are generally contacted as needed. Volunteers must be 16 years or older to participate. Click here to learn more about this volunteer opportunity.
Bring in a favourite book to read to animals in need of companionship with the Read and Relax program. Learn more about the Read and Relax Program here.
Help make our Special Events a success and represent the Regina Humane Society in the community. You can learn more about the types of events here.
The Supply Chain is a simple way for people to purchase a specially needed item for the animals periodically throughout the year. You can sign up online to join the Supply Chain here.