Thank you for wanting to help us save lives!
This application is for individuals who are 18 years old or older and ready to volunteer now.
Submitting an application does not guarantee approval to volunteer. If you are interested in fostering or adopting, please complete the respective application: Foster Application or Adoption Application.
Helpful tips to expedite the processing of your application:
How did you hear about SOS Animal Rescue League?
We use a private Facebook Group to facilitate most of our communications, supplemented with emails. Do you have Facebook and email accounts that you access regularly? If not, are you willing/able to create and use such?*
What is the email address associated with your Facebook account? [If you do not have a Facebook account, please create one if you wish to volunteer with SOSARL.]*
What kind (make/model) of vehicle(s) do you have regular access to to transport dogs?*
Why are you interested in volunteering at this time?*
Do you have any pets who currently reside in or frequent your home?
If you have other pets in your home (or have had other pets in your home in the last 5 years), please list each pet by name, species, breed, temperament, and current status.*
All of my pets are (including all past pets were):
(Please select all that apply.)
Have you ever given up a pet or had a pet put to sleep? If yes, please explain:*
What is your availability to volunteer? (Please select all that apply.)
Approximately how many hours per week do you have to commit to volunteering?*
Select all of the volunteer tasks that you are interested in and feel would be a good match for you:
Have you ever volunteered or fostered for another rescue or shelter?
If you answered Yes to the above question - which rescue/shelter have you volunteered for and who is their volunteer coordinator? Please provide name and contact info.*
Vet Reference. Please provide the name and phone number for the veterinarian who can provide us with the most comprehensive record of wellness, vaccinations and heartworm medications for all current and recent pets. To avoid delays, please note the person's name under which the pet record(s) is listed at the vet, and please also call your vet to give them permission to speak with an SOS representative. Applications with current/recent pets who are not up to date on recommended vaccinations and do not receive regular heartworm preventative, except per medical exception, will not be considered. *
Personal Reference 1 Name*
Personal Reference 1 Relationship (no relatives, please)*
Personal Reference 1 Phone Number*
Personal Reference 1 Email*
Personal Reference 2 Name*
Personal Reference 2 Relationship (no relatives, please)*
Personal Reference 2 Phone Number*
Personal Reference 2 Email*
Who is your employer? Some employers have matching donation and volunteer grant programs; are you aware of such with yours?*
By submitting this application, I attest that I am the applicant. I affirm that all information is true and complete and that I have never been convicted of animal cruelty or abuse or a violent crime. I give permission for a representative of SOS to call my Emergency Contact in the event of emergency. Submitting an application does not guarantee approval to volunteer. If approved to volunteer, I will review and sign a Volunteer Agreement that will outline my responsibilities as an SOS Volunteer.
If you are under 18 years old, enter the full name and phone number for your parent or legal guardian.*
I affirm that I have discussed my volunteering intentions with my parent or legal guardian and s/he consents to allow me to volunteer services for SOS and will sign the SOS Volunteer Contract if I am approved to volunteer. I understand that each volunteer under 18 must have one actively-supervising adult with them at all times during their SOS volunteer activities. As the next step, please have your guardian complete the SOS Volunteer Application.