Volunteers are a vital part of the HSHA team. Without them, we would not be able to perform many of the essential functions at our shelter. HSHA is always looking for dedicated and committed volunteers to assist with the shelter animals and some of the everyday responsibilities of shelter life. Whether you are interested in walking dogs, helping at events, or socializing cats, there is a place for you at HSHA. The animals are waiting for you ... get started today!
1. Download a volunteer application here. After filling it out please Fax (Fax #717-564-1867), scan, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or drop it off during regular business hours. You may also put it in the mail (7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg 17111). You will be contacted after your application has been processed.
Potential volunteers, please note:
2. Review the volunteer handbook. Volunteers should be familiar with the policies and procedures detailed in the manual.
For more information, contact HSHA's Director of Marketing, Megan Strausbaugh at (717) 564-3320 ext.125 or email@example.com.
NOTE TO DOG WALKERS:
Dog walking volunteers are required to purchase an approved leash (approximately $10) for use with HSHA dogs prior to the start of your volunteering. This requirement is for the safety of both volunteers and dogs.
Currently our greatest need is canned food for both dogs and cats! Our cats prefer pate but the pups aren't picky! In addition, we could use some Clorox Wipes to help maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment for all the sheter's residents.
Check out HSHA's Amazon Wish List for more specific needs.
We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home. If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.
All of February | Glove Drive Campaign
February 11-16 | Shelter Sweetheart Week
February 19-23 | Shelter Deep Clean Week - CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
April 18-22 | Volunteer Appreciation Week
May 4 | 5K Run/Walk for the Animals
July 27 | Christmas in July Adopt-A-Thon
October 19 | Pittie Party
November 9 | Fur Ball Gala & Auction
December 7 | Holiday Adopt-A-Thon
CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) – 77697
SECA (State Employees Combined Appeal) – 4401-0027
United Way – 3022