BARC Animal Shelter volunteering opportunities

BARC is the City of Houston’s Animal Shelter and Adoption facility, and the organization works to promote and protect public health and animals through sheltering, pet placement programs, pet ownership education, and animal law enforcement.

Volunteer opportunities include check-in aide, adoptions hosts, adoption counselor (off-site), book buddies, cat castle assistant, dog walking, dog feeding and watering, poop fairy, puppy nursery assistant, surgical vet assistant, photography team, community block walking, Healthy Street Healthy Pets, off-site team member, and foster parents. For more details on the job positions, please see volunteer opportunities details.

Other volunteer opportunities include the fundraising committee, event photographer and volunteer interviewers, online newsletter authors, off-site adoption leaders, on-site lead volunteers, and volunteer event coordinators.

Want to volunteer?: If interested in any of the above volunteering opportunities, create a profile on this webpage. If any questions, please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Ashley Butterworth at or call 832-395-9061.

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