Fill out a volunteer application and contact us by phone or email to sign up for an orientation time.


At this time we are still accepting volunteer applications but will not be scheduling volunteer orientation for on-site volunteering training until the current restrictions on gatherings are lifted.

In the meantime, we are still in need of foster volunteers, contact the shelter directly if you are able to foster. Call at 503-554-9285 or email transports@newberganimals.com.

Thank you! 

Volunteering is a great way to help out the community, hang out with animals, meet new people all in just a few hours!

We are in need of a wide variety of volunteer duties.

  • Morning and evening Kennel and Cat room cleaning and feeding of animals
  • Walking Dogs
  • Offsite – Event assistant (we have many outreach events!)
  • Gardening
  • Foster Home
  • Office/Retail Store
  • Janitorial

More details for each job are located here.

Volunteers must be 18. We require a commitment of one shift per week.

Complete a volunteer application 

After you complete an application, you will be contacted by email to be scheduled for a shelter orientation class.

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