Jump in and Volunteer!
Pet Resource Center relies on teams of trained, responsible volunteers to provide enrichment and extra care to our shelter dogs and cats as well as extra support to help keep the shelter running smoothly.
Help us in our mission to be an innovative, national leader in public pet sheltering that provides sustainable lifesaving programs for homeless pets.
We look forward to meeting you!
Questions? E-mail PRCVolunteer@HCFLGov.net. We accept volunteers 18 years of age and older; we have limited Bright Futures shifts available for students 16 years of age and older.
Unable to come into the shelter at this time but still want to be involved? Consider joining our PRC Foster Squad (#PRCFOSTERSQUAD).
E-mail RescuePets@HCFLGov.net for more information.
Love Cats? So Do We!
Now Recruiting for Our Cat Team:
Daily; 10am-1pm or 1pm-5pm
Help adopters select a new feline family member, provide appropriate enrichment toys, spot clean kennels and help keep our cats engaged and Fear Free!
Time to Let Dogs Socialize!
Now Recruiting for Play Group Retrievers!
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri or Sat: 8:45am - Noon
Retrievers play an integral part in our shelter dogs emotional, physical and behavioral well being by bringing dogs to and from the play yard for Play Group. Play Group helps us meet our goal of every dog receiving out of kennel time (Every Dog, Every Day) and allows our dogs to express normal behavior under the Five Freedoms. Be a part of the Play Group Team by becoming a Retriever!
Help Our Dogs ROMP!
Now Recruiting for ROMP:
Sunday - Saturday: 1:45pm - 5:30pm
It is a PRC Enrichment goal that all dogs receive social time with both canine friends and people friends. Help build our dogs people skills by volunteering as an In Yard Socializer; spending 20 - 30 min of one on one time with a dog, noting favorite toys and games and working on assigned skills if given by the ROMP Staff Lead.
Help Us Stay Spic and Span!
Now Recruiting for Shelter Support:
Everyday, 9:00am - 12:00pm or 1pm-4pm
Do you enjoy a fluffy, clean blanket fresh out of the laundry? So do our dogs and cats! Help keep beds, blankets and towels clean and ready to be used and keep enrichment items and food and water bowls clean, sanitized and ready to use. Join the Shelter Support Team and help keep our dogs and cats happy and healthy!
PRC Volunteer Team Vision: To work collaboratively with all shelter departments to decrease pet relinquishment, increase adoptions, provide the best welfare while in our care and expand pet resources available to the community.
Be a part of our Team!