West Columbia Gorge Humane Society is an organization which runs mainly through the efforts of volunteers — people who give their time to support and carry out our mission. Individuals and families willing to give a few hours will find that their skills and talents make a huge difference.

How to Volunteer

You may join our team at any time! Contact us to get started, and then fill out our Online Volunteer Application Form. We will schedule you for our next group volunteer orientation or meet with you individually.

To learn more about West Columbia Gorge Humane Society and the volunteer program, you may read our Volunteer Handbook by clicking here:

Contact Us to Volunteer!


Once you have attended a volunteer orientation or interview, and completed the necessary paperwork, our Volunteer Manager will contact you to get you started.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with West Columbia Gorge Humane Society. We look forward to meeting you and introducing you to the animals in our care!


Unfortunately, at this time, we do not have senior project, 8th grade project, or court ordered community service positions available.

For students or groups who need under 20 hours, please contact us for a list of projects. You can reach us by emailing volunteer@wcghs.org.

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