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Be the Change

You Wish to See in the World.

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What are the requirements to volunteer?

  • Must be at least 16 years of age

  • Time commitment varies by role

  • Grace, accountability and respect for your fellow volunteers, Emporia Animal Shelter staff, and our guests

  • Support for the Humane Society of the Flint Hill's mission

  • An active e-mail for receiving volunteer communications

What types of roles are available?

  • Dog - Kennel Assistant

    • It may not be glamorous, but kennel assistants play an essential role in keeping our shelter clean and our animals happy and healthy.​

  • Cat - Cage Assistant

    • Another essential role at the shelter is keeping our cat cages clean so that our animals stay happy and healthy!​

  • Dog Socializers

    • Looking to spend some time walking, playing, and loving on dogs? We are looking for volunteers to assist our dogs in adjusting to shelter life, while also giving them an outlet for their energy.​

  • Cat Socializers

    • Do you love kitty companionship? Want to learn more about feline behavior? We need volunteers to help properly socialize our cats and ensure a smooth adjustment to shelter life. ​

How do I become a volunteer?

If you feel you can help in any way, please fill out the application below. If you have specific questions about our volunteer program, please contact us at

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