Thank you for considering volunteering with Heartland Animal Shelter!

To become a volunteer, please visit our Better Impact site to fill out an application:

After being accepted in the Better Impact portal, there are a few additional steps to complete before you are officially a volunteer:

  • Complete eLearning module in Better Impact
  • Pass the New Volunteer quiz
  • Fill out waiver and code of conduct documents

All shelter volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Please read about all the volunteer opportunities we have available!

Upcoming Volunteer Orientation Dates:
Please note that these are via Zoom for people who have already completed an application. 
Saturday 7/9/22  10:00 – 11:00
Tuesday 7/26/20  5:30 – 6:30


When you adopt from a no-kill shelter, you save two lives. The animal you adopt and the one that replaces him.