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Pet Haven – and the companion animals we care for – can not survive without the support and commitment of our wonderful volunteers. Thank you for considering joining the Pet Haven family!

All Paws On Deck!

Volunteer opportunities are listed on VolunteerMatch.

Fill out a Volunteer Application today!

Open Positions (click on the position for more details):

Cat and Dog Adoption  Hosts

Supplies Team Member

Do you have a vehicle and some extra time to spare?  Consider joining our Supplies Team. All Pet Haven fosters are given FREE supplies (food, crates, litter, collars, etc) when they sign up to foster.  Since we do not have a physical shelter, we rely on Supplies Team volunteers to help us coordinate the pickup and distribution of supplies to our fosters throughout the Twin Cities. Training is provided on a monthly basis.

Special Events and Fundraising Volunteers

Interested in volunteering at special event? Have grant writing experience? Want to raise some “scratch” for Pet Haven? Join our Special Events and Fundraising Committee! Meetings take place on a bi-monthly basis and we’re always looking for clever-minded people to join us.

Licensed Groomers

Professional trainers/behaviorists

Dog and Cat Fosters



Do you have a shelter?

No.  All of our animals live in private foster homes.  If you’re looking for a volunteer position taking care of animals directly, please consider contacting your local shelter.

How old do I have to be to volunteer?

Some positions require volunteers to be 18. Yet we have lots of ways you can get involved if you’re under 18!

Can I volunteer from home?

You bet!  We have many administrative and remote positions which allow you to help from the comfort of your sofa!

How do I find out more?

Once you submit your volunteer application, you’ll hear back from our Volunteer Coordinator to discuss how you can get involved.

How do you communicate with volunteers?

Pet Haven has a dedicated Volunteer Facebook page created just for volunteers to keep up with what’s going on.  Once you submit your volunteer application, we’ll add you to the group.  You’ll also receive our online monthly Volunteer Newsletter.

If you’re interested in becoming a foster, fill out an application here.