Interested in volunteering? We’ve streamlined the process. No more volunteer orientation!  Fill that application out on-line. Click on the big green button below that says “volunteer application”. Take a moment and read through our new job descriptions and click the one that best fits you and your interest!  Our volunteer coordinator will contact you to set up an initial meet and greet and schedule the training that is required for the position desired. 


Prairie Paws Animal Shelter welcomes and needs volunteers every day 365 days a year. Volunteers make such an impact in helping fulfill our mission. We need people with all skill sets to help be a voice for the homeless pets in our community. It takes a village and we hope that you can join us.





For your Safety the following is the recommended age requirements


Ages: 18 & older – Approved volunteer application required.
Ages: 17 -14 –  Approved volunteer application is required mandatory and a parent/guardian must sign a volunteer waiver.
Ages: 13 & younger – must always have a parent/guardian with them while volunteering at the shelter, the parent/guardian must have approved volunteer application volunteer. Applications and waivers must be filled out for all attending.


Questions about volunteering? Email Cassie.Myers@prairiepaws.org


Volunteer Opportunities:


Animal Transport Volunteer


Birthday Party Volunteer


Community Advocate Volunteer


Community Food Program Volunteer


Community Service Job Description


Critter Camp Volunteer


Dog Play Group


Events and Planning Volunteer


Foster Program Volunteer 


Virtual Foster


Front Desk Greeter


Front Desk/Adoption Volunteer 


Grooming Volunteer


Housekeeping and Janitorial Volunteer


Humane Education Volunteer


Pawsitive Adventures Outing 


Pet Behavior Volunteer


Prairie Paws Kidz Club


Trap Neuter Return Volunteer