Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Foster Program at Willamette Humane Society!

Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom. If your questionnaire has been successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email.

Name and Contact Information

Demographic Information

This information provides us with demographic information that assists us in recruitment and is used to verify that volunteers meet minimum age requirements. All Foster Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, as volunteers are required to sign paperwork for foster animals.

Emergency Contact

Who should we contact in the event of an emergency?

Have you ever been convicted of a crime?

If yes, was it a felony or misdemeanor? What was the nature of the charge?

Previous Volunteer Experience

Previous Fostering Experience

Tell us about your past fostering experience, if any, as well as your experience level.

Foster Possibilities

Please answer the following below:

What types of animals are you interested in being a foster placement for?

What types of animals are you not interested or able to provide care as a foster placement for?

Do you have access to reliable transportation?

Are you able to take pictures and provide documentation as requested for official use?

How many hours per day can you provide human contact for foster animals?

Household Demographics

Let us know the ages of all members of your household, including children and frequent visitors (for example, grandchildren). This information assists us in identifying the best foster placement.

Pets in the Home

What animals are currently under your care? Please include frequent visitors to your home. Please also note that household animals coming in contact with foster animals must be up to date on all vaccinations, and must be spay/neutered if possible.

Select a Training Date

We are proud to offer digital information and training for new Foster Placement Volunteers! Please select an up-coming training session you would like to (virtually) attend.

Where did you hear about this opportunity?

Application Agreement

By submitting this volunteer application, I agree to the following:

-I state that the information provided in this volunteer application is accurate and honest

-I understand that submitting a volunteer application does not guarantee a spot in the volunteer program

-I understand that I must attend an online orientation session

-I understand that if I am offered a spot in the Foster program, I must complete all required volunteer training and paperwork. Paperwork includes a volunteer waiver and, for certain roles, completion of a background check

-I understand that there is a one-time volunteer fee. Assistance is available by request