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Volunteer for Short-term Project Work

Help us with a variety of special projects

Join us as a special projects volunteer (click on role title to view expanded position description) and increase our capacity to meet our mission by providing support to our departments!

Some of our departments could use help with various tasks including administrative support work, online research and phone banking. Volunteers complete projects based on our needs and volunteers' skills and interests. Work can often be performed remotely from home; some projects require the volunteer to be onsite.

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteers can strengthen their administrative, communication, research and computer skills while helping to support the mission of The HSUS.

Becoming a volunteer

Requirements for our volunteers

  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Remote volunteers may need access to a computer with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet
  • General working knowledge of office functions and computer skills preferred

Commitment policy

  • Although a weekly commitment is appreciated, we're flexible and will work with your schedule.


  • Onsite volunteers must successfully complete a criminal background check.
  • We do NOT accept any court-ordered community service.


  • Please review the description and restrictions above to help determine if our volunteer opportunity is the right fit. If you would like to proceed, please fill out the volunteer application below.
  • After review of your application, a staff member will contact you to discuss the opportunity. If we mutually determine that the opportunity appears to be a good fit, you will be asked to fill out an authorization form allowing us to carry out a background check, if applicable.
  • Before becoming an official volunteer, you must pass the background check (if applicable), sign a volunteer agreement, and sign a waiver/release of liability.

Fill out a volunteer application now