NHS Volunteer Application

Nassau Humane Society Volunteer Application

Young adults between the ages of 12 and 15 must be accompanied by their legal guardian at all times. Applications and Waivers must be signed by legal guardian for young adults between the ages of 12 and 17. Children under the age of 12 are not allowed to volunteer. All Volunteers MUST be approved by Nassau Humane Society before volunteering.

    We appreciate your desire to make a difference in the lives of animals waiting for their permanent homes. Please review the different volunteer opportunities and check all that interest you.


    WeekdaysWeekendsMorningsAfternoonsDoesn’t Matter

    Housekeeping /ShelterFoster CareDog Park AssistantPet Training/TherapyDog Park Pool AttendantRemote AdoptionsSecond Chance Resale ShopFundraising / Special EventsCleaning the CatteryEvent CommitteesCat SocializationMarketing/PRDog WalkingLandscapingCleaning Dog KennelsGeneral MaintenanceMiscellaneous duties at shelterAnimal Enrichment (Filling Kongs ect.)

    By signing below, I acknowledge that Nassau Humane Society (“NHS”) has warned me that working in an animal shelter with cats and dogs can expose me to animal bites/scratches and other injuries because all animals are unpredictable. I further acknowledge that I believe NHS has taken all reasonable precautions to protect me from injury and that I expressly assume any risk. Finally, I acknowledge that I am undertaking my volunteer work willingly and of my own accord, and that I hold NHS harmless for any injuries that I suffer as a volunteer

    You must agree to the above terms to submit an application. A completed and signed waiver must accompany this application.

    As a parent or legal guardian,I agree to the above terms for my young adult under 18 years of age and I submit his/her application.