Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a volunteer with SPCA of Solano County. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom. If your application and ability match the shelter's needs, you will be invited in for a scheduled Orientation.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

You must be 16 years or older to volunteer.

This is not the form to submit if you are needing to complete school or court ordered community service. For community service requirements, please contact the shelter @ (707) 448-7722 or come in during normal business hours.

Please DO NOT leave any sections blank. If they do not apply to you enter "N/A". Applications with blank sections will be considered incomplete

Please note that it can take up to 6-8 weeks to process applications.

PLEASE NOTE: The shelter receives many more applications than can be accepted.

Please be aware it may take 6-8 weeks before you get a response.

Contact Information

Please fill this section out as completely as possible. Your information will not be sold or distributed unless required by law.

Demographic Information

The following information is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.

Skills and Experience

In which of these areas do you feel you have moderate to excellent skill? Please be sure to elaborate in the comment box. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. If you do not have experience in any of these departments write "none" (Check all that apply)

Assignment Preference

The following volunteer assignments may currently be available. You may click the assignment names to learn more about them. Please choose the 3 assignments that you think you would be most interested in participating in.

Animal Handling Experience


Please keep in mind volunteers are requested to schedule their time.


Please list your current or most recent employer, if applicable.


Please list anyone that can act as a character reference for your volunteer interest.
(example: Otheer SPCASC volunteers, current or former supervisors, or someone who has known you for at least one year)

Emergency Contact

Please list your contact in the event of an emergency.

Volunteer Experience

Please describe any previous volunteer experience you have had.

Other Considerations

Please describe any circumstances in which you had to turn an animal into a shelter.

Volunteer Agreement and Liability Waiver

By checking the box below and hitting the submit button, I agree to serve as a productive member of the volunteer program. I will follow the SPCA of Solano County (SPCASC) policies and procedures explained to me during a volunteer activity and/or training period. I will abide by the rules and regulations that apply to SPCASC employees and volunteers. I verify that I am volunteering my time without any expectation that I will be compensated for the hours I work as a volunteer. I give my consent to SPCASC to provide my name, voice and/or photograph, or that of any animal I care for, to the media in connection with advertising, programming or operational activities for SPCASC. I understand that I will receive no compensation for giving this permission. I agree to hold harmless SPCA of Solano County, and any of its agents, employees, directors, and insurance carriers from all actions, claims of every nature, damages or judgments in matters relating to my service as a SPCASC volunteer. This includes, but is not limited to, personal injury.

I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a SPCASC 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 if (upon acceptance of volunteer status), at any time, information provided is found to be falsified, my volunteer duties with SPCASC will be terminated.