Special Events


We believe it truly takes a village to care for our pets and get them into loving fur-ever homes. That includes being front and center for adoptions, education, and other methods of community outreach. Volunteers can have a meaningful impact on our pets by being part all that we do behind the scenes!


All special event volunteers must be:

  • At least 16 years old with a parent/guardian signature
  • At least 18 years old to handle dogs
  • Comfortable and confident speaking to members of the public and answering questions
  • Able to attend events off-site
  • Comfortable with learning how to handle cats or kittens at various stages of life
  • Comfortable with learning how to handle dogs at various stages of life and weights
  • Able to lift at least 30lbs over head

All administrative volunteers will be required to complete the following:

  • Volunteer Orientation
  • Feline Training (optional)
  • Canine Training (optional)


The Humane Society of St. Lucie County is located at

8890 Glades Cut Off Road, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986​​

Tuesday - Saturday @ 11:00AM - 5:00PM


Special event opportunities include:

  • Assisting with table and tent setup or decoration
  • Handling dogs while out and about

Special events include:

  • Blue Jean Ball (annual)
  • Pup Crawl (annual)
  • Whiskers in Wonderland (annual)
  • Dine-to-Donates (monthly)
  • Pups & Brews (bi-monthly)