How To Volunteer

Volunteering is easy at ADL! All it takes is a little love for our furry friends, and a desire to give back to our homeless animal community. Our volunteers wear many different hats. Check out our volunteer opportunities to see how you can help further our mission.

More Information and How to Apply

Volunteer Portal

If you're an active volunteer, you can log in and schedule your next assignment, check hours, contact us, and find out important information about upcoming events and classes. You can also check the status of your application or see what urgent volunteer needs we have at ADL.

You can login here

Service Groups

Attention clubs, students, youth groups, and businesses: Are you interested in volunteering at Animal Defense League? We probably have a service project that will fit your group. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and make a difference in your community.

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Volunteer Programs

We have many programs where your time will impact the daily mission of the Animal Defense League of Texas. Opportunities range from kennel support to hospital recovery team, from fundraising to adoption center support. Your skills and experience are invaluable, so let us know how you'd like to participate.

See all of our volunteer programs

Pet Champions - children's membership program

Pet Champions is a program for younger pet advocates to volunteer with their parents. They participate in various education programs and assist at the shelter in select activities. For more info contact Samantha by email at slee@adltexas.org, or call 210-655-1481, ext. 117!

Foster Volunteer

Our foster program is key to the success of saving as many furry lives as we can. Moving animals into foster homes not only makes their lives better, it also saves the lives of those who take their place. Learn more about our foster program.

Court-Ordered Community Service

Have you recently been assigned court-ordered community service? The Animal Defense League of Texas will only consider individuals who need to fulfill court-appointed community service hours to participate in our program.

Find all the information you will need.