Voted "Best Place to Volunteer" in Las Vegas
The Animal Foundation is proud to have been recently voted the “Best Place to Volunteer” in the Las Vegas Review-Journal's Best of Las Vegas awards.
We realize you have many choices to volunteer in Las Vegas and we appreciate it when you become a volunteer at The Animal Foundation. Our goal is to find you a volunteer opportunity worthy of your unique talents, one that excites and inspires you, and one where you’ll have fun and meet both new people and amazing animals!
When you volunteer at our Las Vegas animal shelter, you’re volunteering for the highest-volume single site animal shelter in the nation, so you can rest assured that your time and efforts make a huge difference. We rely heavily on volunteers every day, year-round. Last year, 1,650 compassionate and caring animal-lovers volunteered 23,528 hours to help save over 25,000 homeless animals. This year, with your help we can save even more!
All your questions about volunteering at The Animal Foundation are answered here. In addition to animal shelter volunteers, we always need volunteers for events and to help in departments across the organization. We welcome volunteer groups as well!Learn More
The Animal Foundation offers a wide variety of opportunities to volunteer in Las Vegas. Our volunteer staff will be happy to work with you to make sure you find a volunteer opportunity that is a good fit for you. No special skills are needed, just compassion, patience, and commitment. We’ll provide all the training you need to make your volunteer experience fulfilling.Learn More
Foster a Pet
When you volunteer to foster a pet in need, you’re providing a lifeline for an animal who may be having difficulty adjusting to animal shelter life, needs a little extra care to recuperate from an injury, or who is young and needs time to grow before being ready for adoption. No special skills are required, and we provide you with everything you need.Learn More
The Animal Foundation is always in need of foster caregivers and provides a variety of volunteer opportunities to foster through our Foster Field Trips, Foster Homes, and Foster to Forever Homes programs. Dogs, cats, and kittens are the most common pets needing foster homes.Learn More