Animal Shelter Volunteer Opportunities

Help animals in need by volunteering at one of the many local animal shelters in the Bay Area and Solano County.

EAST BAY AREA and SOLANO COUNTY – If one of your goals for the new year is to make a difference and donate time to a great cause, there are many animal rescue organizations looking for volunteers. From adoption counseling and fostering to photography, transportation and more, there’s no limit to the ways you can help the four-legged members of your community. Visit the groups listed below and start giving back today!


Animal Rescue Foundation
Walnut Creek | 925.256.1273

Bay Area Animal Rescue Crew
Concord | 925.219.7833

Contra Costa Animal Services

Contra Costa Humane Society
Pleasant Hill | 925.279.2247

Community Concern for Cats
Walnut Creek

East Bay SPCA

Feral Cat Foundation
Alamo | 925.829.9098

Paws In Need
San Ramon | 925.551.1877

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue

Valley Humane Society
Pleasanton | 925.426.8656



Lucky Ones Ranch
Vacaville | 707.676.3180
Solano County Animal Care
Fairfield | 707.784.1356
Solano SPCA
Vacaville | 707.448.7722
Whiskers, Tails & Ferals
Napa | Vacaville | 707.258.2287

A version of this article was originally published in the print editions of Your Town Monthly.

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