Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for you're interest in volunteering at Grundy County Animal Control! We are always happy to involve members of our community in the important work of keeping the animals in our care safe, happy, and healthy. Volunteer hours are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.

Volunteer requirements:

  • Must be 14 years or older. Volunteers under 17 years must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Must wear gym shoes or work boots - no flip flops, sandals, or dress shoes.
  • Must wear full length pants - no skirts or leggings.

Examples of volunteer duties:

  • Washing and disinfecting dishes and containers
  • Cleaning litter boxes
  • Replenishing food
  • Lawn care
  • Laundry
  • Animal training and socialization (if volunteer has experience)
  • Data entry
  • General custodial work (ex: sweeping, mopping, sanitization)

Community service hours can be served by volunteers 18 years or older. An application and background check are required. Please contact our office for more details.

Click the banner below to download our Volunteer Application. The application can either be brought to our office or emailed to us at animalcontrol@grundycountyil.gov.
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