Become A Woods Volunteer

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Woods Humane Society and your desire to help the many homeless animals we care for each year. We are pleased that you have chosen to join our team. We have been serving the Central Coast since 1955, and our longevity is largely the result of having volunteers like you!

All Woods volunteers must complete a Volunteer Application and attend our Welcome Orientation. Please read the additional qualifications and training required for the available positions.

Volunteers under the age of 16 can only volunteer with a trained parent/guardian volunteer

Community Service Hours for students

Woods Humane Society welcomes participants with school community service hours to join us in helping to provide a premier level of care for the dogs and cats at Woods.

Elementary and Junior High and High School Student

Contact our Humane Education Coordinator, Kiersten Anderson at

College Students

Contact our Animal Care Supervisor, Heather Massoni at

Student over 16 looking for ongoing opportunities to volunteer outside of school requirements should follow the link to the volunteer application above.


We do not offer Court-ordered Community Service Hours

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