Baytown Animal Services Volunteer Portal


The staff at the City of Baytown Animal Services extend a very special welcome as you begin your volunteer service. The time and talent generously donated by volunteers enhances every aspect of the organization. Volunteers provide enrichment for the animals in our care, and support many programs that enhance the human-animal bond. We sincerely hope your volunteer experience will be rewarding, educational and inspirational!


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Enrichment Enthusiast


Perform enrichment activities to provide animals with mental stimulation, physical exercise, and socialization.

Time Shifts

Monday- Sunday 8:00am to 5:00 pm


  • Assessing behaviors to find the ideal home for that animal
  • Walking/interacting with adoptable dogs
  • Interacting with adoptable cats
  • Assisting staff with dog play groups
  • Assisting staff with taking photos of our adoptable dogs and cats


Care Crew


Protect the health and safety of our animals by maintaining a sanitary shelter environment where animals thrive while waiting for their forever homes.

Time Shifts

Monday- Sunday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Duties Include

  • Cleaning and preparing kennels
  • Washing used dishes
  • Washing, drying, and folding laundry
  • Preparing food and water for adoptable dogs and cats
  • Providing kennel enrichment (distributing toys, filling kongs, etc.)
  • Bathing dirty puppies and kittens

Community Outreach



You love engaging with the community and understand giving back is a great way to get to know its citizens.

Time Shifts

Outreach Coordinator will notify dates of events

Duties Include

  • Assist in setting up and take down of booth and equipment
  • Greet and count number of citizens arriving at the event
  • Load resources into citizen’s vehicles
  • Provide a positive experience to citizens and educate on departmental programs and resources
  • Assist with animal handling and adoptions

Animal Ambassador

You are interested in helping potential adopters find an animal that will complement their lifestyle.


  • Welcome visitors to the shelter
  • Be familiar with the adoptable kennel inventory
  • Help potential adopters select the purrfect animal
  • Facilitate meet-and-greets

Our Mission

To serve our community members, as well as the pets in the community, through engagement in humane solutions that promote community health and safety, through delivery of information and resources that intend to protect the human-animal bond and by providing a safe haven for animals in need of sheltering. “