Please complete this volunteer interest form if you wish to become part of the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare's volunteer team. Under the Availability section, you can choose which volunteer orientation date/time works for you. If none of the orientation dates work for your schedule, please complete the interest form and then reach out via e-mail at

Once you complete the form, click the Continue button at the bottom.

Please note that general volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. Individuals 12-15 years old can participate as junior volunteers. Junior volunteer require adult supervision at all times.

Community Service and PTI participants: after completing your application, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 803.648.6863 OR

Name and address

Email Preferences

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

Emergency Contact Information

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

Demographic Information

Volunteers must be 16 years of age, however, we also accept Junior Volunteers, ages 12-15.


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

Why do you want to volunteer with the SPCA?

Use this space to tell us why you are interested in volunteering with us and why you would be a good addition to our Volunteer Team.

What volunteer assignment interests you most?

Volunteer jobs include:  Admin/office support, Cat Care, Cat Socialization, dog walking, facility maintenance, fostering, humane education, In-Kennel Enrichment (dogs), dog walking, off-site adoption events, SPCA Thrift Store, special events, Read & Relax (dogs), Vet Care Center Greeter.

Other volunteer work

Are you currently volunteering with any other organizations? Please list those organizations here and your role with them.

Special Skills

Do you have any special skills, education, or experience that you believe would be beneficial to our organization?

Special Needs

Do you have any special needs or health issues that we should be aware of such as disabilities, allergies, etc? List those here and be sure that you can meet our Essential Volunteer Capabilities: (copy & paste link into your browser)

I Agree

I recognize that in handling animals at the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare while performing my services in a volunteer capacity, there exists a risk of injury including physical harm. On behalf of myself, my heirs, and personal representatives, I hereby release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, its Board of Directors, agents, servants, and employees from any and all claims, causes of action or demands of any nature or cause connected with my volunteer services. This might include costs, attorney's fees, and court costs incurred by the SPCA in connection with my volunteer services based on damages or injuries, which may be incurred or sustained by me in some way. Such demands or injuries might include, but are not limited to, animal bites, accidents, injuries or personal property damage.
If I am signing the release form as a parent or legal guardian of a minor volunteer, I hereby give my consent to allow my child/ward volunteer services at the SPCA. I understand that such minor is not covered by the agency's Workers' Compensation or Liability Policy and I agree to hold the SPCA harmless for any claim, loss, or damage incurred by such child/ward.
I agree that I have read and fully understand the terms and conditions of the foregoing liability release waiver.