Volunteer Opportunities

Read descriptions and learn more about the variety of volunter opportunities at PAWS Chicago

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers are the key to our success! Learn about the steps to become a volunteer at PAWS Chicago.

Sign up to Volunteer

If you’ve completed the new volunteer orientation at PAWS Chicago, sign up for the various opportunities available!

Volunteer FAQ

Addressing frequently asked questions and concerns about volunteering at PAWS Chicago

Foster Care

By utilizing volunteers and a home setting, we can help animals that we would otherwise not be able to facilitate.

Family Service Opportunities
PAWS Chicago's Family Services Program

With a parent/guardian, children over 12 can volunteer on behalf of homeless pets.

Volunteer of the Year – 2012 Award Recipients

Thanks to all who have volunteered and given their time to help make a difference

Volunteers of the Month
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Read profiles of the many volunteers at PAWS Chicago.

Special thanks to Sabrina Nizzi for dog and cat videography.

Additional thanks to Sebastian Sparenga Photography, Caitlin Lisa, Heather Haseley, Dan Kasberger, Jennifer Girard, Malia Rae Photography, Richard Chen, Oscar Mendez, and Von Buzard for event and animal photography used on this Web site.

PAWS Chicago, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has been awarded a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator, the country's premier independent charity evaluator. Contributions to PAWS Chicago are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. PAWS Chicago is only able to help homeless animals because of your donations. We receive no city, state or federal funding.

PAWS Chicago's Forms 990 are viewable at guidestar.org

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