Volunteer – Under 18


Ages 16-18

Learn about the Youth Kennel Enrichment Program »

Forest Park South Shelter in St. Louis City

  • Recruiting for volunteers ages 16-18 for Saturdays and/or Sundays between noon – 3pm

Westport Area Center in Maryland Heights:

  • We are not currently recruiting new youth volunteers. Check back with us soon!

Kuehner Center in Chesterfield Valley:

  • We are not currently recruiting new youth volunteers. Check back with us soon!

Volunteers are ALWAYS needed to help our shelter with the massive undertaking of providing clean and comfortable shelter supplies to our animals.

Duties include washing and folding laundry, arranging newspaper to line kennels, making cat litter boxes and other shelter cleaning support.

Volunteers age 16-18 help keep our gift shop neat and orderly and assist visitors with their transactions.

Currently recruiting for new Gift Shop Youth Volunteers at our NEW Best Buddy Center in Maryland Heights.

How to Become a Volunteer

Volunteers age 16-18 may learn about HSMO and our volunteer program by contacting our volunteer department at 314.951.1577 or email volunteer@hsmo.org

Children under 16 interested in the Shelter Buddies Reading Program may register online for an upcoming training session. Get more information about the Shelter Buddies and get registered today »