Volunteer Opportunities

A Few Hours a Week Helps Our Homeless Pets


BCHS is determined to make 2014 the best year for the shelter pets with YOUR help.

Whatever your interest is, we will match you with the perfect job. 

Contact us at Volunteer@bchumane.org. Click here to complete a Volunteer Application.

Our shelter is located at 128 S State Road 135, Nashville, Indiana  47448

Cat Care Specialist – Assist staff with daily cat cleaning.

Cat Cuddler – Come in the afternoons and help socialize our cats by playing with them.

Dog Care Specialist – Assist staff with daily dog cleaning.

Dog Walking ‐ All dogs benefit from some time outside of the kennel. Enjoy our nice walking path and fenced area with a shelter dog.

Dog Trainer – Work with shelter dogs to make them more adoptable.

Foster Family – Provide temporary care for shelter animals and prepare them for adoption into a permanent home.

Grooming Bathe puppies, dogs and occasionally cats. Brush them and help them look their best for potential adopters.

Humane Education Provide presentations to various civic groups and classrooms regarding humane animal care and the various BCHS programs.

Legislative Work to change laws to reduce pet overpopulation and to improve the daily lives of animals.

Off-site Adoptions ‐ Showcase pets and assist with adoptions at various venues.

Office Assistant – Greet visitors, answer phone calls, complete paperwork, process data.

Pet Socialization ‐ Play with puppies, kittens and cats. Help them get used to people. This is a great one for kids to help with.

PetCo in Bloomington ‐ Stop by PetCo to feed, clean and play with the shelter’s adoptable pets.

Pet Transporter – Transport pets for appointments with veterinary offices, groomers, rescue groups, and as part of Canine Express.

Shelter Maintenance If you’re handy around the house, let us know. The shelter ALWAYS need some maintenance work done.

Special Events Planning/Worker Help plan and implement events like Chocolate! Chocolate!, Dawg Gone Walk & Fiesta, Chocolate Walk & Barn Sale.

Seamstress – Cut & sew donated quilts/blankets to useable size.

S.P.O.T. Help with spay/neuter days, field team members, the Phoneathon and rabies clinic.

Videographer – Take videos of shelter pets and at special events.

Board Member – Responsible for determining policy, approving the annual budget, and determining the goals of the Society.

Join the fun with the 100+ other people who volunteer for the BCHS