Adult Volunteer Program (18 years of age and above)
The GMHS offers flexible opportunities designed to fit into anyone’s schedule. You can determine the hours you work and in what capacity. No matter what your skill set ─ whether you desire hands-on activities with our pets, prefer to provide clerical support, or assist with our events and education programs in the community, there is a place for you.
Front Desk Greeter
Shelter Help with Animals
Off-site Adoption Events
Shelter Help with Building and Grounds
Court Ordered Community Service
The GMHS does allow court-ordered community service for charges that meet our guidelines. Before you fill out the application, call our shelter and ask for the Outreach Coordinator.
The Youth Volunteer Program is designed to give youth ages 14-17 the opportunity to help the animals at GMHS while learning valuable job and animal handling skills. We seek youth who are responsible, self-directed, and care deeply for animals.
13 and Under
KIDS DO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT THE GLOUCESTER-MATHEWS HUMANE SOCIETY! Click on the link below for a list of off-site projects that benefit our animal friends. If you need assistance with a project, call our shelter and ask for our Outreach Coordinator.