Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

If your English-language skills are limited and if you need for this form to be completed over the phone or Zoom with the assistance of an interpreter or presented in writing in a language other than English, please call or text 206-225-4899 or email Please include your first and last name and the needed language. This is a service that is free to you. Thank you.


In order to promote public health, all scheduled volunteers will need to provide verification of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as mandated by the Executive's Order. This requirement does not apply to people who are seeking solely to foster animals. The requirement also applies to King County employees and contractors who do buiness with the county.

Contact Information & Related

Tell us about yourself

We'd love to learn more about you. Please tell us about yourself and why you would like to volunteer for RASKC.

Assignment Preferences

For background information on the following assignments, go to Scroll down to Volunteer Job Descriptions. Then scroll down further to the Volunteer Hub Resource Center to see videos that describe several roles.


Please indicate the general days and times you are usually available to volunteer. Depending on the role, shifts might last between one and three hours.

Experience with Pets

Please indicate your experience with pets.

Emergency Contact Information

Please inform us of who we need to call /notify you in case of an emergency while at RASKC.

Demographic Information

Court-Ordered Community Service

RASKC accepts court-ordered community service volunteers on a case by case basis, only for traffic-related infractions (or comparable). Court-ordered community-service volunteers are not eligible to work with dogs. They are not eligible to work at a partner store until they have volunteered for several shifts at RASKC/Kent and have received a recommendation. All court-ordered community service volunteers must make an initial commitment of at least 50 hours.

Volunteer Application Agreement

To become eligible to volunteer, it's important that you view certain orientation modules on RASKC's website and answer the questions.

Please indicate if you agree that you have watched the online modules on the RASKC Volunteer page that are required for the volunteer position(s) that you are interested in OR that you will have watched these modules prior to volunteering.

By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true, complete, and accurate.

I agree to provide RASKC verification of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if I seek a scheduled position. I understand that in seeking one or more scheduled positions that I am not eligible to volunteer until this verification is provided, processed, and acknowledged. (This requirement does not apply to volunteers whose sole RASKC activity is fostering).