518.725.5956 (shelter)    518.736.2100 (report abuse/found animals: 24 hours)

Apply to Volunteer

To volunteer at Regional SPCA you must:

  • be at least 16 years old. All volunteers under the age of 18 MUST have signed permission from a parent or guardian in order to volunteer at the shelter! Younger individuals 13-15 are encouraged to apply for our RASE Program.
  • attend orientation and complete online training
  • complete additional training if working with the animals
  • have a signed volunteer contract and waiver on file
  • be willing to give a commitment of at least six (6) months