Volunteer Opportunities

Every day, volunteers of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of experience volunteer to improve the lives of animals at our facility and in our larger community.

Each volunteer plays a vital role in the success of our shelter and the care of nearly 2,000 animals each year. Please read below further to learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

Foster Volunteers Provide temporary care for animals in their own homes. Some animals need just a few weeks while others need long term care.

Animal Care Volunteers help the shelter in a variety of different ways to help ensure our animals receive the best quality of care. These can include dog walking, cat care, adoption counseling and more.

Outreach Volunteers assist with programs like outreach events, PAWsitive education events, doggie field trips and more.

Youth ages 14-17 to volunteer at the shelter without a parent or guardian, but still under the supervision of shelter adoption staff and adult volunteers.

Experienced photographers are needed to take pictures of our adoptable animals on a regular basis to be used in marketing and promotional materials, including the website

Administrative Volunteers help the shelter in a variety of different ways to help ensure our animals receive the best quality of care. These can include greeting, setting appointments, writing thank you notes, etc…

Group Volunteering is for groups of 5-15 people who want to make a difference in the lives of shelter animals

Internships are available in the following areas: Marketing and Development, Veterinarians, Vet Techs & Humane Education.

Community service is for individuals completing service for school, club/civic organizations or court ordered community service.

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At HSNEGA, we want to remember the amazing rescues that come to stay with us. All of the animals pictured on this site have been with us at some point. Some have already found their forever homes, but some may still be here at HSNEGA! The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization (Federal Tax ID #58-0678817) and has received top recognition from the following charity rating organizations:

Best of Georgia, GreatNonProfit & GuideStar Seals

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