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 August 6th - Class CLOSED

Sunday September 10th - Class CLOSED

Sunday October 1st - Class CLOSED

Sunday November 5th - Class Registration Opens October 1

Sunday December 3rd - Class Registration Opens October 1

Junior Volunteers


Sunday August 27th - Class CLOSED

Sunday September 17th - Class CLOSED

Sunday October 22nd - Class CLOSED

Sunday November 19th - Class Registration Opens October 1

Sunday December 17th - Class Registration Opens October 1

Family Volunteers


Saturday August 26th - Class CLOSED

Saturday September 23rd - Class CLOSED

Saturday October 21st - Class CLOSED

Saturday November 11th - Class Registration Opens October 1

Saturday December 16th - Class Registration Opens October 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.