Tuesday, June 20, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Take the first step towards becoming a volunteer with Asheville Humane Society!  Fill out an application online and plan to attend this session to get started.  The orientation will explain types of volunteer work, requirements, and how volunteers are instrumental in helping Asheville Humane Society give every animal in Buncombe County a life worth living!  Following the orientation, attendees will be given a tour of our beautiful campus.

We welcome junior volunteers ages 10 and up when attending with a parent or guardian!

You will receive an automated invitation to request a seat for an orientation after completing your volunteer application. 

For more information about completing an application, please see the Volunteer Program web page.

Contact volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with any questions.

**Reservations required**

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Get ready to be hands-on with our feline friends!  This class is required before current volunteers are able to interact with cats and kittens at the Adoption Center.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation and completion of basic service requirements.  

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online.

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions. 

Friday, June 23, 2017
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Learn all about what cats are telling us through non-verbal communication!  This class explores the various expressions of our feline friends and also shows how your body language can influence their reactions to you.  The material is great for your volunteer work and for your interactions with any cats you may encounter every day! 

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online.

Our foster families are invited to join us for this class! If you are a foster and would like to attend, please email volunteer@ashevillehumane to request a seat. 

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions.

Saturday, June 24, 2017
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Get ready to be hands-on with our canine friends!  This class is required before current volunteers are able to interact with dogs and puppies at the Adoption Center.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation and completion of basic service requirements. 

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center!

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions.

Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Get ready to be hands-on with our feline friends!  This class is required before current volunteers are able to interact with cats and kittens at the Adoption Center.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation and completion of basic service requirements.  

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online.

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions. 

Sunday, June 25, 2017
11:15 PM

One of our most popular volunteer activities is our Hiking Hounds program!  Volunteers take shelter dogs on hikes as part of our enrichment programming.  If you love the great outdoors and dogs, this is the volunteer activity for you! 

June Hiking Hounds Dates:  June 4, June 25

9am start for seasoned hikers, 8:30am for new hikers.

For more information about Hiking Hounds and for applications, please e-mail ahshikinghounds[at]outlook[dot]com.

*Space is limited.

*Confirmed reservations are required for each hike.  

*Participants are not required to be current volunteers.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Get ready to be hands-on with our canine friends!  This class is required before current volunteers are able to interact with dogs and puppies at the Adoption Center.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation and completion of basic service requirements. 

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center!

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions.