cat care foster holding a catVolunteers 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:

  • Dog Walkers
  • Reading with Canines Program Volunteers (Nov-May)
  • Cat Care Adoptions Volunteer @ Center for Spiritual Living: Saturday mornings 8:45 am-1pm
  • Cat care volunteer at Pets Barn Tuesday pm shift- call for more information. 
  • Offsite Adoption Assistant weekends and special events
  • Weekend Transport teams needed * Must supply own vehicle for transport

~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*

**Volunteers must sign the insurance and liability release waiver, before being scheduled for interview.

 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