Volunteer Opportunities

Do you love animals, want to make a difference and enjoy a meaningful experience? The Lakes Area Humane Society is always looking for compassionate, caring volunteers who are interested in helping our organization accomplish our mission and provide the best possible environment for the animals in our care. 


Ways to Help:


  • Dog Walking
  • Animal Grooming/Bathing
  • Picking Up Donated Supplies
  • Cat Socialization
  • Shelter Maintenance:  Painting, Repairs, Yard Work
  • Assist with Planning and/or Working at Fundraising Events
  • Speaking to Service Organization Groups
  • Serving on an organizational committee.
  • Transporting Animals to Other Shelters
  • Assisting with Preparation of Marketing Materials, Mailings
  • Dog Obedience Training
  • Other Opportunities Available…Volunteers many times have special skills that can really benefit the animals/shelter.



Call or email for volunteer orientation dates and more information!


320-759-2260 or lahs@gctel.net

Our Hours & Location

Our animal shelter is open to the public Mondays and Wednesdays (12-6pm), Thursdays and Fridays (12-5pm) and Saturday (11am-4pm) at 3811 Nevada Street SW in Alexandria (tel. 320.759.2260).

We Love Pets