Volunteer!

The Peterborough Humane Society is excited to be accepting Volunteer Applications.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years and older
  • A minimum commitment of one year is required to volunteer
  • Volunteers must complete an application form, successfully meet for an interview, submit a criminal records check, and attend orientation sessions before beginning their volunteer duties
  • Volunteers must be able to work safely around all species of animals
  • The PHS does offer limited Co-operative Education and Internship Placements, for more information please contact our Operations Manager c.dow@ptbohs.com

Not 18? You can still help! We always need volunteers to assist with special events!

Please read through the job descriptions below and see if there is a volunteer position that appeals to you. Only applications for available volunteer opportunities will be considered.

Please click here to download the Volunteer Application.

Please return the complete application package to the PHS by email to s.dunkley@ptbohs.com or by fax at 705-745-9770.

PetSmart Volunteers

We are so pleased to have the support of many of the pet stores in the Peterborough Community, especially PetSmart and how they help us to get our Cats and Kittens adopted! We take our cats to the store for display and adoption every other two weeks, and we are looking for some amazing volunteers to look after the animals while they are waiting to go to their Forever home.
Our volunteers will be responsible for care of the cats, socializing the cats, cleaning the cages and answering any questions the public may have. PetSmart staff will also help orient first time volunteers, so you’ll have a lot of support. We are looking for volunteers to help us make this great opportunity a success. We have shifts that range from 2-3 hours throughourt our two week monthly rotation, as well as on special IAdopt weekends which happen 4 times per year!
If you are interested in helping please contact Samantha at the Peterborough Humane Society (705)745-4722 Ext. 201 or email her at s.robinson@ptbohs.com. Thank you to all of our volunteers who provide our animals with their support!
Current Volunteer Opportunities at the PHS
Office Volunteer: Event Support 
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Volunteer: Adoptions Photographer 
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Volunteer: Paw Stewardship 
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Volunteer: Animal Transport 
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Volunteer: Donation Processing 
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Volunteer: Office Volunteer – Administration Area
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Volunteer: Canine Program 
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Volunteer: Videographer 
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Volunteer: Humane Education Program 
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Volunteer: Foster Program
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Volunteer: Bingo Program 
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Volunteer: Photographer
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Volunteer: Groomer 
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Volunteer: Finance 
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Volunteer: Thrift Store 
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