Please complete this application form in order to volunteer with MCHS. Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom to submit. Please note that MCHS requires a 6-month commitment of 4 hours per month. We do not have opportunities for summer-only volunteers. We also do not currently have opportunities for people under 18.

Name and address

Please complete this information.

Personal Information

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Emergency Contact

In the event of an emergency whom should we notify?


Our primary method of communication with volunteers is by email. Please do not uncheck any of these boxes; the emails are used to keep you up-to-date on events, activities, new policies, etc. We will not give out your email to outside parties. If you uncheck the boxes, your application will not be considered.


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.

Skills & Experience

These are some of the skills we're recruiting for. Please check off the skills you have; you may add other skills in the space below.

Opportunity Preferences

The following volunteer opportunities may currently be available. Click the opportunity to learn more about the duties and qualifications of that assignment.

Being a Volunteer

Please describe why you want to volunteer with MCHS.

Previous Volunteer Experience

Please provide us with information about your volunteer experience.

Time Commitment

Are you able to commit to volunteer for 4 hours per month for at least 6 months?

About MCHS

MCHS is a small private rescue for cats and dogs. Are you able to volunteer independently with little to no supervision?

Visit MCHS

Have you visited MCHS? We strongly urge you to visit us during our hours of operation (11 am to 5 pm daily) to ensure we are a good fit. Please note you are not required to have a formal tour as we can get very busy on weekends.

I Agree

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Montgomery County Humane Society volunteer, and that there may be certain qualifications I must meet, including the acceptance of established volunteer policies and procedures before I may begin volunteering.
By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.


I understand that I act in the capacity of a volunteer at my own risk.

Further, I understand that MCHS policy states that under no circumstances may I or any volunteer go behind any barriers or areas, or interact with any dogs or cats that are marked off limits (indicated by Staff Only), and I agree to strictly abide by this rule for the safety of myself and other volunteers, MCHS staff, the public, and the animals.

In order to volunteer, I hereby release the Montgomery County Humane Society, Inc. from any liability for any illness, injury, disease, or other cause of action arising while volunteering. Further, I, the volunteer, agree to indemnify and hold harmless the MCHS from any claims or demands which may be asserted arising from my volunteer activity including, but not limited to, costs, attorneys' fees or damages.

I understand that Montgomery County Humane Society, Inc. makes no representations concerning any animal's temperament, or exposure to rabies or other diseases.