Volunteers are crucial to our efforts in keeping the animals of our community healthy and happy.  Whether you want to help better the lives of our shelter animals directly or you want to improve the lives of all pets in the community by raising public awareness, your efforts really do make a difference!

Volunteer Opportunities available:


  1. Cat Care Assistant in-shelter
  2. Cat Care Adoptions Volunteer and Cat Caretaker inside the Center for Spiritual Living: Saturday mornings 8:45 am-1pm
  3. Offsite Adoption Assistant
  4. Weekend Transport teams needed
  5. Reading with Canines Program Volunteer (Aug-May)
  6. Office Assistant
  7. Laundry Attendant

 Please download and print the Volunteer Application and mail, email, fax, or hand deliver the completed application to the Center so we can schedule you for volunteer orientation.

*Court ordered community service hours are not counted in conjunction with the volunteer program. Please call ASCMV for more information about fullfilling court ordered community service hours. **Please ask for a kennel supervisor*

**Volunteer hours through ASCMV are not counted in the "New Mexico Works Program."

Volunteer Application (pdf)

Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley
Attn: Volunteer Programs
3551 Bataan Memorial West
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Phone (575) 382-0018
Fax (575) 373-2819