The animals need YOUR help! We are currently looking for volunteers to fill morning Rise & Shine shifts to assist our staff with cleaning and animal care. We are still operating with minimal staffing and volunteers are essential to help our staff provide the best care possible for the animals. Volunteers will help with cleaning animal housing, laundry, feeding, rotations, socializing and anywhere assistance is needed. This role requires hard work but it is also incredibly rewarding!

We have shifts every day in either the canine area or the feline area, from 8-11am. Timeframe is somewhat flexible, but morning availability is required. Volunteers must be available for a recurring schedule on the same day(s) each week for a minimum of 6 weeks. 

Additional Requirements:
-Ability to stand/walk/kneel/bend the entire shift. Moderate lifting required for food, litter or trash bags.

-Canine shifts require the strength to confidently handle large dogs. 
-Face mask must be worn at all times.
-Must be 18 or older. Minors 14-17 years may volunteer alongside a parent or guardian. Both minor and adult must meet all physical requirements.

-$10 suggested donation to offset the cost of your volunteer shirt and training materials. 


Ready to get started? Your first step is to click below and submit a volunteer application. We will then be in touch to discuss your schedule and training details. Volunteers are needed ASAP so please apply today. We look forward to talking with you!

At this time we are only accepting applications for the Rise & Shine shift. 

For everyone's health and safety we are limiting volunteer shifts to only those that are essential for our daily operations. We appreciate your patience during this challenging time and encourage you to check back for future volunteer opportunities.

If you have any questions regarding volunteering or court-ordered community service, please contact our Community Involvement Coordinator at (989) 775-0830 x6 or

Current Volunteers

Humane Animal Treatment Society

1105 S. Isabella Rd. 

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

(989) 775-0830


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