HSMC: 2515 14TH STREET W., BRADENTON GET DIRECTIONS CONTACT HOURS
CLINIC: 2415 14TH STREET W., BRADENTON GET DIRECTIONS CONTACT HOURS
ADOPTION CENTER: 941-747-8808 X 313

Volunteer Opportunities

Canine Care

Three levels of dog walking (green, yellow and red) – Training provided at no cost to you.

  • Socialize with positive reinforcement
  • Work on basic loose leash walking
  • Great exercise for you and our shelter dogs

Kennel Cleaners

  • 8am – 10am – Assist Animal Care staff with cleaning

Cat Care

Feline Friends – Enjoy our free roaming cat rooms in Meow Manor

Cat Care Assistant

  • Play time and socialization
  • Promote positive experiences and enrichment

Cat Condo Cleaners

  • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Clean condos with Animal Care Staff

Office Angel

  • Assist staff with clerical duties
  • Filing, copying, mailing and building adoption folders

Outreach and Events

  • Event Ambassadors without dogs – Booth help at community events and HSMC special events
  • Event Ambassadors with dogs – Provide care and control of dogs at community / special events and able to take dogs on day trip outings
  • Off-site educational events and adoption events
  • Coin Bank Captains and brochure distribution

Fostering

Veterinary Clinic Assistant

  • School Clinical Hours and shadowing opportunities are available

Court Ordered Community Service

If you need to complete community service hours (court-ordered), please call 941-747-8808 x 315  to schedule an appointment to speak with our Community Service coordinator. Please note that all community service workers must be at least 18 years old. We do not accept any offenses that involve drugs, theft or battery/assault or felonies.

Effective April 3, visits to the Adoption Center  are available by appointment only.

Please call 941-747-8808 x 313 or email adoptions@humanesocietymanatee.org to schedule.

COVID-19 Updates from HSMC