Volunteer Orientation

Orientation Enrollment for Adult, Junior and Family Volunteers

The Humane Society of Westchester has volunteer programs for Adults, Juniors and Families.  Please see the main Volunteer page for important information before enrolling in an orientation.

The list of scheduled volunteer orientations is below.  Decide on which date marked as "Class OPEN" you would like to attend and send an email requesting your reservation to Orientation@HumaneSocietyofWestchester.org   You must have a confirmed reservation to attend an orientation.  

Junior Volunteers must include their name and age; Family Volunteers must include parent's name and children(s) name and ages; Adult Volunteers must have submitted their volunteer application online.  

Adult Volunteers


Sunday April 2nd - Class CLOSED

Sunday May 7th - Class CLOSED

Sunday June 4th - Class CLOSED

Sunday July 2nd - Class Registration Opens June 1

Sunday August 6th - Class Registration Opens June 1

Junior Volunteers


Sunday April 23rd - Class CLOSED

Sunday May 21st - Class CLOSED

Sunday June 25th - Class CLOSED

Sunday July 23rd - Class Registration Opens June 1

Sunday August 27th - Class Registration Opens June 1

Family Volunteers


Saturday April 22nd - Class CLOSED

Saturday May 20th - Class CLOSED

Saturday June 24th - Class CLOSED

Saturday July 22nd - Class Registration Opens June 1

Saturday August 26th - Class Registration Opens June 1


To allow adopters to park in the limited spaces at the shelter, please park at Flower’s (City) Park at the corner of 5th Avenue and Potter Avenue to attend volunteer orientations at Humane Society of Westchester.  It is a one block walk to the shelter from Flower’s Park.

More Information

If you have any questions or need additional information about our volunteer program, please refer to the full Volunteer page and the link to the detailed Volunteer Handbook.  If you have a question that cannot be answered via all of the information on the web site, contact Info@HumaneSocietyofWestchester.org.