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3118 Cabaniss Parkway, Corpus Christi, TX 78415

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We love our volunteers, and we could always use more!

There are many opportunities for you to help, learn, and enrich the lives of the animals. Not to mention the fact that you can have a ton of fun as a volunteer at GCHS!​ 

Volunteering with a parent or guardian begins at age 9.
Volunteers may begin independent volunteering at age 14.
A note for Parents/Guardians:

Our program is very independent.  Please note that there will not be anyone to watch your child directly while they are volunteering.  It is your responsibility as their parent/guardian to trust that they will follow all rules, conduct, and remain on the premises while they are volunteering if you are not present.  If you do not trust that your minor will follow your direction, GCHS is not liable if they leave the premises at any time while they are supposed to be volunteering.

To get started, follow the steps below!


Gulf Coast Humane Society requires volunteers to pay a fee; which covers volunteer shirts and supplies. The fees help fund the volunteer program and allow more resources to be expended on the animals.


There is some training involved with becoming a GCHS volunteer. Please follow these steps to become one of our volunteers:

  1. ​Becoming a volunteer starts with the application. Please click the link below to fill out the volunteer application.

  2. You will need to create a new account to begin the application OR if you have used Better Impact with another non-profit, you can sign in with your existing information.

  3. ​After the application, complete the Safety Training eLearning Module with the quiz that follows  within your profile, located under "my profile" and then training. 

  4. After you've applied, keep an eye on your email to see when you are approved.

  5. Once you've been approved, follow the instructions sent to you regarding reviewing the handbook and signing up for in-person safety training.

After completing safety training you will be a fully trained GCHS volunteer!


Email to begin planning a volunteer session or program for your group!


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