Fosters provide temporary housing for pets waiting adoption. Some pets need to recover or rehabilitate from illness, injury, abuse or neglect, while others just want a loving home while their forever person finds them. To apply, visit our Foster Care Program page.
Provide socialization and play time for dogs awaiting adoption. Walks, leash trains, exercises and gives very basic obedience training, preparing them to become loving companions in their forever home.
Help socialize cats in our cattery. Provide love, attention, petting and basic grooming while they await their permanent home.
Satellite Cat Caretaker
Work directly with the Satellite Adoption Manager to assist with the care of cats at our satellite adoption centers (Pet Supermarket & Petco). This may include feeding and giving water to the cats, cleaning habitats, and socialization. Adoption responsibilities require additional training and approval of Satellite Adoption Manager and Director of Operations.Volunteer Application
Help to make copies, file, put together adoption packets and other administrative task.
Help transport animals to and from Suncoast Humane Society as part of our cooperative program with other shelters to find more animals forever homes. Other transporting opportunity is to deliver and pick up donated pet supplies from our local partners (example: pet supply stores when they host donation drives), and/or fundraising/ marketing (examples: flyers, donated items for fundraising events.)
Outreach and Education
Assist with educational exhibits at community expos or other type events, prompting the programs of the Society.
Help to further the mission of Suncoast Humane Society by generating revenue at our thrift stores. Accept quality items for sale, sort, assist with displaying the merchandise, and/or be a salesperson. All proceeds serve to help the services, programs and animals. To learn more, visit our Thrift Stores Page.
Use your marketing skills for promoting, fundraising and providing hands-on assistance at our events. This may include helping to solicit donations, sponsorships, handing out flyers and engaging on social media. Assist at the fundraising events with set up, staffing and break down.