Welcome! Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Santa Barbara County Animal Services Volunteer at any of our three locations: Lompoc, Santa Maria, or Santa Barbara. We have many ways to volunteer with our organization both on-site and off-site during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please give us a follow already on Facebook at Santa Barbara County Animal Services or on Instagram at @sbcanimalservices. We look forward to connecting with you soon!

Contact Information

Shelter Location

Please tell us which site you would like to volunteer at.

Emergency Contact Information

In the event of an emergency, who should we contact?

Demographic Information

You may optionally provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.


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

Previous Experience

Please describe any previous experience working with animals and/or the public.

Employer Information

Please tell us a little more about yourself.

Medical/Physical Restrictions

Are there any medical or physical restrictions that may affect your ability to volunteer?


Do you have any applicable skills, talents, training, interest, or hobbies?

Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.

Background Information

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or DUI?
This information will not necessarily disqualify you from volunteering.

Volunteer Agreement

Please print and sign the volunteer waivers found at www.sbcanimalservices.org.