What Volunteers Mean to LCHS

Volunteer (vol·​un·​teer) : A person who does something free of choice usually with no payoff expected or given. -Merriam-Webster

Here at the Lee County Humane Society, our volunteer program is a part of our everyday operations. Volunteers enrich the lives of our animals. The work our volunteers do helps save the lives of not only the animals they help take care of, but also the shelter itself. One may ask what does a volunteer look like; that's easy, YOU!

Our volunteers do many different tasks at Lee County Humane Society. The tasks range from cat cuddling, dog walking, helping with kennel cleaning, assisting in fundraising, donating, transporting animals, building dog houses, and the list goes on and on. The list of volunteer opportunities are endless.

I want to give you a little glimpse into what some of these volunteer opportunities look like. If being a cat companion sounds like it’s right up your alley, then it probably is! Our cat companions come in and spend time loving on our adorable, adoptable cats. Our cats need this for socialization and they love the companionship our volunteers provide.

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