• Once you have submitted your volunteer application, you will receive an Email advising you of the various opportunities there are for volunteering with us.
  • If you are under 18 years of age, please print a form so that you can have a parent or guardian sign it. You may bring it to our Adoption Center, scan and Email it to or mail it to us at 614 59th Street, Kenosha WI 53105. If you are doing community service for your school, please be sure to bring in required school paperwork the first day you volunteer.
  • Volunteers who are doing court-ordered community service should contact 262/210-1999 to arrange a time to come to the Adoption Center to sign up and to establish a schedule. At that time, you should bring in any paperwork from the court related to the requirements for your community service (including time sheets or other directives). WE DO NOT PROVIDE COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WHOSE INFRACTIONS INVOLVE DRUGS, WEAPONS OR FIGHTING.

Our volunteer application can be found here:

Thinking of becoming a volunteer?

See our list of reasons that will help you make up your mind to join us in our efforts!

#1  You make a difference.

Every person counts!  No job is too small.   When everyone pitches in together, the effectiveness of mutual efforts to accomplish the organization’s goals is multiplied.

#2  It saves resources.

Volunteering provides valuable services so more money can be spent on caring for the cats!

#3  You get a chance to give back.

When you love something a lot, volunteering gives you the opportunity to pass some of that love on.

#4  It brings people together.

As volunteers, people from diverse backgrounds  are united toward a common goal.  Volunteering can build camaraderie and teamwork to get more accomplished. 

#4  It promotes personal growth and self esteem.

Understanding the needs of an organization and of other volunteers can foster empathy and bring out your strengths as you learn to meet those needs.

#4  You learn a lot.

Volunteers learn things like discovering hidden talents and gaining knowledge of resources available to solve the needs of the organization.

#7 Volunteering encourages civic responsibility.

Volunteering is a great way to invest in the well-being of the community you live in.

#8  It's good for you.

Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards by reducing stress and making you healthier.   When you focus on something other than yourself, it can change your outlook.   It’s also been suggested that moods and emotions like joy and optimism strengthen the immune system.