Volunteer Application Form

Thanks for your interest in volunteering with the Humane Society of Genesee County. Please complete the application and click submit. Once your application is reviewed and background check completed, you'll receive an email with further instructions. If you have any questions please feel free to ask our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@geneseehumane.org.

Contact Information

Minor Child (10-15 years) attending with me:

You must be the parent or guardian of the child who is attending with you. 1 child per 1 adult. Please fill out a separate application for the minor child.


You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.

Background Check

I hereby allow the Humane Society of Genesee County to perform a background check using my personal information. All volunteers must allow a background check before volunteering.


No applicant will be denied solely on the grounds of conviction of a criminal offense. The date and nature of the offense, the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position(s) applied for may however, be considered.

Skills, Knowledge and Hobbies

In which of these areas do you feel you have moderate to excellent skill?

Shelter/Rescue Experience

Have you ever or do you currently volunteer for another shelter or rescue?

Assignment Preference

The following volunteer assignments may currently be available. You may click the assignment names to learn more about that assignment.

Are you volunteering to complete service hours?

The Humane Society of Genesee County does offer court ordered community service hours. Please DO NOT fill out this form for court ordered community service hours. Come in to get a separate application. 

Previous HSGC Experience

Have you ever been employed by, or volunteered at, the Humane Society of Genesee County?

I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Humane Society of Genesee County volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including attending an orientation. I understand there will be a $25 fee to cover the cost of training, t-shirt and maintenance fees. I must be covered by medical insurance. I must provide a copy of my tetanus vaccine and State Id/Driver's license.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.