How to Volunteer

Volunteer at RCHS!

Rancho Coastal Humane Society Volunteer working with one of the adoptable dogsVolunteers are the heart and soul of Rancho Coastal Humane Society. We offer a flexible and fun volunteer program. With a wide array of opportunities, from pet therapy to on-site animal companionship, there is something for almost everyone who wants to make a difference in the lives of companion animals. For a list of things you can do to help, click here.

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers. If you are ready to get started as a volunteer, please complete our online application. Or you can download an application and mail it to us. For any questions or clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact the Volunteer Coordinator by calling 760-753-6413 ext. 109 or via email on the contact us page.

Rancho Coastal Humane Society volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. If you are under 18 and are looking for ways to get involved, check out our Kids Community Service (KCS) program.

To apply online as a volunteer for any of our volunteer opportunities, use our online volunteer application – or you can email via the contact us page or call our Volunteer Coordinator at 760-753-6413.


Open your heart and your home to an animal in need…become a foster volunteer! Foster volunteers are invaluable to ensuring that the most needy animals at Rancho Coastal Humane Society receive the best possible care.