We need your help! We are always in need of volunteers. If you wish to volunteer, please read the following information, then fill out the application below:


Transport volunteers: Transport of animals from Alachua County Animal Services to either the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, FL or to our kennel facility in Micanopy, FL

Adoption Ambassadors: Volunteers that help during adoptions. These volunteers will help walk dogs and talk to future potential adopters.

Adopt-a-Thon Set Up Volunteers: Set up of crates and adoption area at Petsmart. This generally takes place every Friday late afternoon. Must be reliable volunteers! Generally takes about 1-2 hours depending on the number of people that come to help and the number of animals attending the event!

Adopt-a-Thon Break Down Volunteers: Break down of crates and clean up of adoption area at Petsmart. This happens either Saturday at 7 PM or Sunday at 4:30 PM.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Helping Hands Pet Rescue (HHR). Your help is greatly appreciated. Please take the time to fill out this application and read and sign the agreement. This information will help us find the volunteer work that you would enjoy most and to keep you posted on new projects and event. (Please type N/A if the question does not apply.)

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Many times we need help transporting animals to and from adoption events and picking up animals from the Humane Society and other shelters to enter into our adoption program. Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability, keeping in mind your responses will be held in strict confidence.

Please download the Volunteer Manual below:

Helping Hands Pet Rescue Volunteer Manual