Do you have a love and appreciation for animals?

Do you want to learn about becoming a GTHS Volunteer?

This program gives participants ages 9 to 13 the opportunity to experience what volunteering at GTHS is all about! Participants will be responsible for completing daily tasks at the centre while engaging with our cats and dogs through activities and play. Please use the “Register Now” button below to choose up to 3 dates you wish to attend! Once your form has been reviewed, you will receive an email to confirm your dates, along with a registration link for your sessions.

Jr. Volunteer in Training Sessions:

[Please note: This program is now FULL]

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am – 11:00am 


  • Week 1 – July 9-11
  • Week 2 – July 16-18
  • Week 3 – July 23-25 (FULL)
  • Week 4 – August 13-15
  • Week 5 – August 20-22

Maximum capacity: 3 participants/session

LOCATION: GTHS Animal Centre (549 Tenth Line, Collingwood)

PRICE: $25+HST per session

AGES: 9 – 13 years old


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!