Do you have a love and appreciation for animals?

Do you want to learn about becoming a GTHS Volunteer?

This March Break and summer program maximizes hands-on volunteering through small groups of participants and a personalized experience to ensure everyone has a great time and learns first-hand what volunteering at the GTHS is all about.

Jr. Volunteer in Training Sessions:

March 11, 12, 13, 2024

July-August (except statutory holidays)

Monday – Wednesday from 9:00am – 11:00am 

PRICE: $25 per child per day

10 – 15 years old
Cats only: 10 – 13 years old
Cats and Dogs: 14 – 15 years old


Interested in registering? Please fill out the form below and our Humane Education Coordinator will reach out with available dates.

*Area of Interest: only youths 14 years and older are eligible to participate in Dog Care for health and safety reasons.

*Top 3 date preferences: all sessions are between 9:00am and 11:00am Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. 

If you have any questions about Junior Volunteers in Training, please email

Stay informed on GTHS events, initiatives and programs. Learn how the GTHS team is serving the pets and people of the South Georgian Bay Area. Read heart-warming Happy Tails about GTHS Alumni. See a lot of really cute pictures of dogs and cats!