Community Service

We appreciate your interest in fulfiling your community service requirements at PAWS Atlanta! We couldn't do our lifesaving work without you.


  • You must be 18 or older.
  • We accept the following offenses: traffic, DUI citations, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. 
  • All community service hours begin between 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Projects do not include animal handling.
  • Don't forget to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that that are OK to get dirty.
  • Most, if not all community service work is done outside, rain or shine. 

*Please note*: Community Service is separate from our volunteer program. If you are looking to volunteer at PAWS Atlanta, please visit our Get Involved menu above. Community Service is not a part of our volunteer program.

Learn More

To get started on completing your community service, check out the instructional timeline below. With any questions or concerns, please reach out to us or (770) 593-1155.

How to Get Started

Step 1

Sign Up

Email a copy of your photo ID and citation sheet to to set up a scheduled time. We are unable to accommodate same-day requests.

Step 2


On your first day, you will receive your sign-up sheet, guidelines, and select your Community Service dates. You may sign up for one week at a time. 

Step 3


Complete your Community Service hours. We will provide you with a completion letter once you are finished. Please arrive on time for all shifts.

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