The Etobicoke Humane Society is comprised entirely of volunteers. They are the lifeblood of our organization and the reason we are able to offer services to the hundreds of rescued animals who come to our shelter each year.

There are a few things to consider before filling out a volunteer application:

  • Volunteers must be at least 14 years and up to volunteer on the cat team. Cat volunteers 14-16 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian for all shifts.
  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age for the dog team
  • We ask for a minimum 6 month commitment for all volunteers
  • We require proof of a current tetanus shot
  • We require proof of current vaccinations for personal pets
  • It will take approximately a month for us to respond to volunteer applications
  • Must be available for an interview

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions before completing a volunteer application.

Please click a link below to complete the application in the area you wish to volunteer (you may complete more than one application).

Current Volunteering Opportunities with Etobicoke Humane Society:

We have several volunteer job opportunities available. Click here for Job Descriptions.


Apply for Volunteering Positions

Cat Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering with the cat shelter, please fill out this cat volunteer application form.

Dog Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering with the dog shelter, please fill out this dog volunteer application form.

Office/Fundraising/Public Relations

For General Office or Fundraising/Public Relations positions, please fill out this administrative form.

Management/Board of Directors

For specialized positions within management team and the Board of Directors please click this link: Active Positions

General Volunteer Inquiries
For inquiries and volunteer application submissions, please email:



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