Group Volunteering

Examples of group volunteer tasks:

  • Walking and socializing dogs
  • Entertaining and socializing cats
  • Landscaping
  • Spreading mulch on our dog walking trail
  • Painting
  • Helping with small building projects
  • Sorting animal crates, food, leashes and toys. 

Group guidelines:

  • Volunteers are no longer required to wear a mask on-site, but those who are not vaccinated or are immunocompromised are strongly encouraged to wear one. More information is included in our updated COVID-19 protocol.
  • For the most meaningful volunteer experience, groups are limited to 15 people.
  • We ask for a donation fee of $250 to help us continue to care for our shelter pets until they find loving homes. You can make this donation for your group opportunity here.
  • All projects last two hours. Your group can choose a morning or afternoon shift Wednesday through Sunday based on availability.
  • Every member of your group must be over 18 if you are engaging in projects on-site. Tours are open to people of all ages.
  • Don't forget to wear close-toed shoes and clothes that are okay to get dirty.
  • Most, if not all, volunteer work is done outside and will need to be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.
  • Carpooling is encouraged as parking is limited.
  • All volunteer work will be done at our PAWS Atlanta location: 5287 Covington Highway, Decatur, Georgia 30035

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