Thank you for your interest in the Volunteer Program of The Humane Society of Weld County! We offer a variety of opportunities for service and you are vital to the success of our daily operations. We depend on your generous donation of time and talent to provide quality care for all our animals.

If you are under the age of 18, you must have an adult in (or joining) the HSWC Volunteer Program to supervise you at all times.* You must be 12+ to be a cat volunteer and 16+ to be a dog volunteer.

*This adult is not provided by the HSWC Volunteer Program.

Please complete the form below, being sure to answer ALL short answer responses, then click the Continue button at the bottom.

After completing the Volunteer application, you will receive a links to view the General Orientation PowerPoint and a follow up quiz as well as the necessary release forms.

Personal Details

Emergency Contact

Volunteer Interests

Check the boxes below for which activities interest you.

Handling Experience

Please indicate the animals you are most comfortable handling.


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

Criminal Charges

Excluding traffic violations, have you ever been convicted of any criminal offense? If yes, what were the charges? What was the outcome?

Volunteer Program

How did you hear about our volunteer program? If by referral, please give us the name of the person that referred you.

Volunteer Program 2

What would you like to get out of volunteering with us? Please be honest; we want to make your experience a great on.


Do you have any special skills you would like to contribute or any skills you would like to learn?

Spaying and Neutering

What are your feelings about pets being spayed/neutered?

Force-Free Training

What are your feelings about the use of force-free training methods such as positive reinforcement and clicker training?

Under 18 Years Old

If you are under 18 years old, who will be supervising your volunteer activities?


I understand and agree that submitting this application form does not automatically register me as a Humane Society of Weld County 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.