Youth Volunteer Programs

Be a HERo to Animals in Need!

Woods Humane Society offers community service-oriented kids' volunteer Clubs for Kindergarten through High School! Our programs foster that special child-animal bond and provide kids with the opportunity to learn about, love and help animals in need.

If you want to lead your own community service project to benefit the animals, click here.


Furry Friends Club

K-4th Grade - Mondays, 3:30-5:00 p.m. - Jan. 15 - Feb. 5, 2018

4 Week Session/$60 or $15 per class - REGISTER HERE

Get your warm fuzzy fix, while helping animals in need! Animal Lesson, Enrichent Arts/Crafts & Petting/Socialization/Reading with dogs, cats and possibly other companion animals! Light snack included.


NEW! Cat Whisperers Reading Club*

All Reading Ages - Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. - Jan. 25 - Feb.15, 2018
$20/4-week session or $5/class (non-refundable)

Reach your reading goals in 2018! Read aloud to our cats and help them relax! Bring your own book, or read our top 10 Humane Ed Books and complete the reading booklet to earn a prize! *This is a cat-focused, reading program not appropriate for those with severe cat allergies.

Jr. Animal Care Club

5th-8th Grade - Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 - Feb. 28 - Mar. 21, 2018

4 Week Session/$60 or $15 per class


Community Service can't get better than this! Care for dogs, cats and possibly other companion animals through cleaning, feeding, making treats and toys, and of course petting, walking and socializing. This club also occasionally helps with decorating and setting up Woods Events!

Humane Leaders Club

High School - Mondays, 3:30-5:00, Jan. 15-Feb 5, 2018


Share your love for kids AND animals while earning community service hours! Humane Leaders help set up and run our Furry Friends Club for kids, which involves crafting and spending time with Humane Ed animals. It's great for those who wish to explore a career in animal sheltering or education. It's also a great step toward a future role as a Jr. Counselor or Counselor at our Camps! 

Opening Homes and Hearts to Homeless Pets
in San Luis Obispo County since 1955.