Please complete this application form and select the shifts you are interested in working for your court-ordered community service. Once you complete the form, click the continue button at the bottom.

Staff will review your application and shift preferences and will follow up with you as quickly as possible. Please wait for an official confirmation email with instructions--DO NOT JUST SHOW UP. It can take up to a week to hear back from us, please consider your deadline and plan accordingly when submitting your application.


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What Is The Nature Of Your Offense?

To ensure you qualify for our program and that we can schedule you appropriately, please let us know what the offense that requires you to complete community service hours is, how many hours you need to complete, and what your deadline is.


The following shifts are open!

Choose the dates & times that suits your schedule from the choices below. Please make note of the date you select! Your confirmation will not include this information,though a reminder will be e-mailed to you 10 days prior. If you cannot attend any of these dates or there are no dates listed, STOP the application process and check back later. Please do not register for overlapping times.


Austin Animal Center Liability Waiver

I hereby agree to accept a position as a volunteer worker for the Austin/Travis County Animal Services (A/TCAS), and in so doing I agree to comply with all the rules and regulations established by A/TCAS, and I understand that failure to do so may result in my immediate termination as a volunteer. As a volunteer, I agree to do my best to represent the A/TCAS to the public in an accurate and professional manner.

I acknowledge that my services are provided strictly on a volunteer basis, without pay or compensation of any kind, and without liability of any nature on behalf of the A/TCAS, all services to be performed at my own risk.

I recognize that in handling animals and performing other volunteer tasks, there exists a risk of injury including physical harm caused by the animals. On behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives and executors, I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Austin and Travis County from any and all claims or causes of action that may arise out of performance of my assigned duties. I waive any right of action I have against the aforementioned entities in consideration as a volunteer for the Austin/Travis County Animal Services Volunteer Program.

Confidentiality Statement:
I realize that in my capacity as a volunteer with the City of Austin/Travis County, I may come in contact with confidential information. I do hereby agree to protect this information to the best of my abilities as a volunteer and to not divulge it during or after my service as a volunteer.

Service Agreement:
You are expected to comply with our policies and protocols and to demonstrate a positive and professional attitude while working in our facility. You will be relieved of your shift and asked not to continue your service hours with us if at any time you do not abide by our policies, including but not limited to dress code and arriving on time to your scheduled shift. Do you understand and agree to these terms, as well as the above liability and confidentially terms?