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Volunteer Orientation

July 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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To become a volunteer and attend a Volunteer Orientation, you must first fill out an application, pay the Volunteer & Application Training fee, and receive an email with confirmation that your application was vetted and you have been accepted.    

Read our Volunteering FAQ’s

Please Follow these New Volunteer Procedures (in order to attend a Volunteer Orientation)

The following is our new Volunteer Process.  We are still in the early phases of implementing this new way of becoming a volunteer, so please be patient as we evolve.

  1. All potential ADULT and JUNIOR new volunteers will need to complete our NEW Adult Volunteer Application or Junior Volunteer Application.
  2. Potential new volunteers will then need to pay the non-refundable $25.00 application & training fee (this link will take you to our Products page and payment will be accepted via credit card by Paypal). The $25.00 non-refundable fee will cover the following:
    • Background check for adults and vetting of your volunteer application
    • Attendance at one of the Volunteer Orientation Classes offered (you will be provided an email at a later date)
    • Volunteer T-Shirt
    • Volunteer Name Badge
    • Basic Shelter Training for Care of Cats & Dogs

Approved New Volunteers will receive an email once your application has been processed with a link to sign up for an upcoming Volunteer Orientation /Training Class. Volunteer Orientations occur on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from 9:00am-11:00am in the Humane Education Room at the shelter.

If you are ready to volunteer…. get started now
Adult Volunteer Application
Junior Volunteer Application


Any questions, please email 

*Please note that ages 6-16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during their volunteering time.   



Date: July 1, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Venue Name: Humane Society of Charles County
71 Industrial Park Drive
Waldorf, 20602
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Phone: 3016458181