Please be sure to read the following carefully. This application is to become a Wildlife Driving volunteer with the Guelph Humane Society (GHS). GHS receives many applications daily; include as much information in your application as possible, as this is our first step in getting to know you.

Note: For certain roles, we may require volunteers 18 years and older to submit a criminal record check at their own expense as part of our screening process. Criminal Record Checks completed within the past 12 months are acceptable. More information on obtaining a Record Check from Guelph Police Services, can be found at https://www.guelphpolice.ca/en/request-for-information/records-and-background-checks.aspx.

Personal Information


Health and Well-Being

We are proud of our diverse volunteer team and welcome people with all levels of abilities to join.
1) If you require any accommodations, please provide details on how we can better address your needs.
2) If you have any allergies or health issues that might be a concern in an animal shelter, please specify them here. *Note that GHS is NOT a peanut-free building.


Volunteer Commitment

1) Are you 18 years old or older?
2) Do you have access to your own vehicle and a valid driver's license?
3) Are you able to commit to the same weekly/bi-weekly driving shift from May 1st to September 30th?
4) Are you able to make a 6-month commitment to volunteering?


Volunteer Interest

1) Why are you interested in volunteering as a Wildlife Driver at the GHS?
2) What are you hoping to get out of your volunteer experience with us?


Volunteer Availability

Wildlife Driving shifts are available in either the morning (~9am-12pm) or afternoon (12:30pm-3:30pm), 7 days a week. Please indicate your availability to commit to a weekly/bi-weekly (every other week) Wildlife Driving shift below.

Please note that when signing up for a shift, you should expect drives ~2-4 hours (roundtrip) in length (1-2 hrs each way). Volunteer drivers will be on stand-by during their assigned shift and will receive a call if there are any wildlife in need of transport.


Volunteer Experience

Please tell us about any previous volunteer experience and if you have ever volunteered with animals before.


Other Skills

Take this opportunity to brag about yourself! What are some skills you have that you are proud of? Do you have any skills or experience that would be helpful to the volunteer role(s) for which you are applying?