Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Heartland Humane Society! During the pandemic, volunteering is limited to the opportunities listed below. 

Shelter Volunteering

We will be hosting volunteer orientations in summer. Please fill out our volunteer waitlist form to be contacted.

Court Ordered Community Service

Court ordered community service is currently paused while we reopen the shelter. Please fill out our community service application and we will add you to our waitlist: Community Service Application

Group Volunteering

We are currently unable to accommodate groups of volunteers inside the shelter. If your club or organization is interested in helping with landscaping and outdoor projects, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator via email:

Youth Volunteering / Parent-Child Volunteering

We will be hosting parent-child orientations in summer. Plea fill out our Parent-Child Volunteer Form to be notified once orientations are scheduled.

Short-Term, Class-Required Hours & Projects

There are certain projects that can be done during the pandemic. If you need volunteer hours for a school project, application, or other short-term reason, please fill out the short-term volunteering form to see if we can help.

Volunteering at the Thrift Shop

Want to make a big impact on the homeless animals in your community? Volunteer at the thrift shop and help earn 25% of Heartland’s annual budget! Fill out an application and the Thrift Shop Manager will contact you to schedule an orientation and training.


Please visit our Fostering page for more information and the application.


Questions? Contact the Volunteer Coordinator. Email is preferred.

Hannah Agnew-Svoboda
(541) 757-9000, ext 104*

*We are a small staff that each wear many hats, your patience is appreciated!