Age Requirement: Volunteer applications are accepted for applicants 18 years of age or older.
Time Commitment: Volunteers are expected to volunteer at least 8 hours per month, and to commit to at least 6 months of volunteering.
Volunteer Shifts: Generally Monday-Friday (12-7pm) and Saturday-Sunday (12-5pm); the shelter is closed on county-observed holidays.
Available Adult Volunteer Opportunities: (For more details, click here)
Dog Handler (we particularly need volunteers weekdays 12-7pm)
Cat Handler (we particularly need volunteers weekdays 12-7pm)
Small Animal Handler
Groomer (professionals only, please)
“Lucky Break” off-campus program
Volunteer Foster Parent Program
We are always in need of foster volunteers. Find out more about the volunteer foster program here!
Groups interested in volunteering at the shelter are encouraged to contact the volunteer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current MCASAC volunteers can log into Volgistics to check or change their volunteer schedule, sign up for new volunteer shifts, or check their volunteer e-mail account for important updates. Current Volunteers who have forgotten their log-in and password or Inactive Volunteers can request that it be e-mailed to them by contacting email@example.com.
Montgomery County is committed to providing residents with disabilities the opportunity to participate in all of its programs, services and activities.
If you need an accommodation to participate in any program, service or activity sponsored by the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, please our Volunteer Coordinator at 240.773.5696 or firstname.lastname@example.org. TTY users please contact us through Maryland Relay.
For more information on Montgomery County’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance policies and procedures, see:
• ADA Notice http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcg/ADA-Notice.html
• ADA Grievance Policy: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcg/ada-grievance.html
• ADA Compliance Program: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DGS-ADA/Home.html