A Shelter Full of Hope and Promise

Volunteering with WAG


There are many Volunteer Opportunities at WAG:

Shelter Volunteer (Opening Assistant, Dog Walking, Animal Enrichment, Closing Assistant)

-Drop In Volunteer

-Events/Fundraising Volunteer

-Transport Volunteer

-Foster Home


How to become a WAG volunteer:

1. Complete the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION.  You may also obtain a printed copy from the shelter.

2. Once you have filled it out, scan and email it to [email protected] or drop it off at the shelter.

3. If you do not hear back within a couple of weeks, call us! 604-935-8364.

4. Our Volunteer Coordinator will invite you to attend a scheduled introductory Orientation Session, where you will tour the shelter, fill out a volunteer agreement and waiver of liability, and learn about your responsibilities as an Opening and Closing Assistant.

NOTE: You MAY NOT sign up for Dog Walking or Animal Enrichment shifts until you have completed a minimum number of Opening and Closing Assistant Shifts and have completed the specific Orientation Sessions.

Shelter Volunteer Commitment

Thank you for your interest in our shelter volunteer program. Our volunteer program is designed to offer the best care and welfare for our animals. In order to offer the best experience for you and the animals, a regular commitment will be required for Shelter Volunteers. There will be additional training for these shifts and these positions will require a minimum commitment of 1 (2 hour) shift per week for 4 months.

Not able to commit to a regular schedule but still want to help out?

No problem! Check out our DROP IN VOLUNTEERING opportunities.

If you are interested in any of the above volunteer opportunities, CONTACT US TODAY!