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Special Pals Volunteer (noun, superhero): Incredible animal lover that works hard, cuddles hard, gets messy, smiles, is a team player, and has fun taking care of the dogs and cats that are looking for their forever homes.
Volunteer with Special Pals! Our shelter has some of the best volunteers around, but we are always looking for more helping hands.
We have just launched a completely redesigned volunteer program. Our goal is to train and retain volunteers who keep coming back to help on a consistent basis, maximizing everyone's time and effort, and giving a huge helping hand to the staff and adoptable animals!
We would love to have you share your time and talents with us... keep reading to learn how!
Heidi Gibson, Volunteer Coordinator
Shelley & Bobby, volunteers
Cristina & Lisa, volunteers
Student Volunteer Groups
We love working with scouts, youth groups, and school service groups on projects at Special Pals! If you have an idea for a project, click here to get in touch.
Corporate Service Days
Join companies like Chevron, Starbucks, Methodist, Members Choice Credit Union, Target, and Katy Magazine and spend a day of service at Special Pals. Contact us to schedule your group and get more information about becoming a partner.
What Volunteering Looks Like at Special Pals
More About Volunteering
April 15 is Microvolunteering Day, an awareness day that reminds us all to take just a few moments out of our day to support nonprofits we love… like Special Pals! So what is microvolunteering anyway? Micro means small, and “microvolunteering” is simply volunteering in small ways! These ideas don’t take much time or planning, but […]
Did you know it’s really easy to make your own dog treats at home? If you can bake a cookie, you can bake a dog treat! Our pals Carli and Presley W. dropped by recently with a fresh batch of homemade dog treats for the pups! The community is so incredibly generous to Special Pals and […]