LRHS is not currently accepting new volunteers however, anyone 18+ years-old, who’d like to socialize and play with cats/kittens may do so during our open hours. Children may also visit with cats as long as they are accompanied by a guardian.

Here’s what to expect once the program re-launches:

  • LRHS is accepting volunteers ages 18 and over. Minors are welcome to visit and spend time with cats if they are accompanied by their guardian (see above).
  • Youth groups such as (schools, camps, parks & recs., scouts, etc.) may visit for special projects, please call us to coordinate 603-539-1077.
  • LRHS requires long-term, dedicated, volunteers who can adhere to an agreed upon schedule and are willing to commit to 3+ hours per week for 3+ months.
  • Those interested in volunteering are encouraged to review the “help wanted list” below and apply for specific volunteer positions.

Volunteer Process:

Step 1: Select a job(s) from the list below OR call us to discuss other options 603-539-1077.

  • Housekeeper – sweeping, dusting, windows, mopping, dishes, laundry, etc.
  • Grounds Maintenance – mowing and weed whacking. Raking and leaf blowing as needed. Mulch spreading, pruning, etc.
  • Carpenter – light carpentry projects, minor repairs, furniture assembly, etc.
  • Gardener – maintain parking lot island beauty and whiskey barrel planter.
  • Snow Removal – shoveling, roof raking, snowplowing, plowing, sanding, snow sculptures!
  • Photographer – take quality photos/video of resident pets and email them to the Executive Director for marketing and adoption purposes.
  • Office assistant– organize and file pet folders, organize supply closets, assist with large mailings, etc.
  • Off-site Events –help us with the Golf Tournament, Bald Peak Luncheon, Holiday Dinner or represent LRHS at smaller community functions!
  • Social Media – marketing tips, education, and advice happily accepted!
  • Dog Trainer – help provide enrichment to shelter dogs by teaching them basic manners.
  • Foster Home – see foster program.

Step 2: Complete and submit the online or printable volunteer application below. Be sure to indicate which job description you are interested in.

Step 3: Print, review, sign, and return the Confidentiality Agreement.

Step 4: LRHS will call you to set up an Orientation appointment and volunteer schedule.