IMPACT LIVES

VOLUNTEER

LET’S GET STARTED

Every year at CHS, we adopt out and save over 500+ lives. The care and time necessary to love those animals and provide a safe harbor for them, is numerous. That’s where our wonderful volunteers create their biggest impact.

YOU have the ability to enrich lives, socialize animals who have never had a safe home, love both dogs and cats, and help find them a forever home.

VOLUNTEER AT CHS

HOW IT WORKS

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Apply Online

Volunteers must apply and be accepted into the CHS Volunteer Program.

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Attend An Orientation

Orientation is required before you start volunteering. Additional training may be required.

Plan Your Visit

Once accepted into the program, you can sign up online for specific shifts here at CHS.

**COVID UPDATE: WE ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AND ARE NOT OFFERING NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CHECK OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR UPDATES**

IMPORTANT INFO

TO HELP YOUR VOLUNTEER JOURNEY

– You must be 18 years old to volunteer. If you are younger than 18, you must have a parent or guardian with you at all times. Parents or guardians must attend the orientation alongside their child. Minimum age to attend is 10 years old.

– You must be willing to help clean the shelter for a minimum of 3 shifts before signing up for other activities.

– You must be willing to take direction from all staff members, and work independently. You must follow all safety rules and regulations.

– Treat all animals with the utmost kindness and compassion.

 

together we have helped

OVER 1,000 ANIMALS PER YEAR
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AMAZON WISH LIST

It takes a village. Without your generous help, we wouldn’t be able to do it.

On an average day at Cherryland Humane Society, we provide care for many dogs and cats at a cost of nearly $1,200. Your dollars pay for food, medical attention, vaccinations — all the things needed to care for these animals until we can unite them with their fur-ever families.

CHEWY AFFILIATE PROGRAM

CHS is happy to be part of Chewy’s affiliate program! When you become a Chewy customer, CHS will receive a $15 commission to help the pets here! New customers also receive 30% off their first Autoship order. And, did you know you can even order your prescription food through them?
Our Chewy affiliate links do contain cookies. We do not receive donor information from Chewy.  Please let us know if you donate through Chewy so we can thank you!

 
Huge thanks to these sponsors for their continued support!

1750 Ahlberg Road
Traverse City, MI 49696
231-946-5116
info@cherrylandhumane.org