Animals

Reins Inspiring Change Equine Therapy

Reins Inspiring Change employes Equine-Assisted Therapy to help clients identify, face and work through life issues. Volunteers are needed at the stables both during the week and the weekends, and to help with special events.   Volunteers should be 16 years of age or older. For more information, contact Delores Tricario.


Cat Depot

Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats. Volunteers Are Priceless We call them volunteers, but to our felines and Cat Depot team members, our volunteers are heroes.  Heroes that help us save lives.  Inspired?  Put your compassion into action […]


Prospect Riding Center

Prospect Riding Center offers Therapeutic and recreational directed equine activities for enhanced well being, to those with special needs. Prospect Riding Center has need for volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, including assistance with their summer camp program (see dates below): Foundation For Dreams: at Dream Oaks Camp, Bradenton Each Tuesday and Wednesday […]


Racing Dog Rescue Project

Racing Dog Rescue Project is a 501(C)(3) dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and finding homes for retired racing greyhounds in the Sarasota area. The Racing Dog Rescue Project is always looking for volunteers, especially for their biggest event in November, a huge greyhound reunion for adopters and their dogs at Sun N Fun RV Park on […]


Suncoast Humane Society

Suncoast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and one of Florida’s few “open admissions” animal shelters. They accept all animals brought from within their service area (Charlotte County, most of Sarasota County and a portion of Lee County). They are committed to their policy of never turning an animal away regardless of health, temperament, […]


Manatee County Animal Services

Manatee County Animal Services enforces the County’s Animal Ordinance and the Florida Laws relating to animals, provides an animal adoption program, picks up and shelters stray, sick and/or injured animals, issues rabies license/certificates, investigates animal cruelty and neglect, and quarantines animals that have bitten someone. Manatee County Animal Services is located in Manatee County; check […]


Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue

Honor Animal Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Animal Rescue organization. Staffed 99% by caring volunteers, we provide rescued dogs and cats a safe NO-KILL sheltered environment while they wait to be adopted into their very own Forever Homes. Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue has a great need for volunteers to walk rescued dogs. Volunteers must be […]


Prospect Riding Center

Prospect Riding Center offers Therapeutic and recreational directed equine activities for enhanced well being, to those with special needs. Please note: Prospect Riding Center is a non-profit organization located in Manatee County but serves clients from a variety of areas, including Sarasota County. Check with your High School Community Service Manger before volunteering to ensure […]


Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy

SMART is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides services and support to up to 300 children and adults with disabilities each year. SMART has been an active supporter of families in need in Manatee and Sarasota counties for over 25 years and never turns away anyone due to financial difficulties. SMART is a 99% […]


Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services

Animal Service Officers respond to calls for service, including nuisance complaints, animal bites, injured animals and animal cruelty. Youth under 18 years may volunteer with a parent/guardian ONLY Volunteer Opportunites: Dog Walking/Training Cat Cuddling/Socialization & Training Shelter Events Team Member Take adoptable dogs to various local hot spots in hopes of increasing adoptions & awareness […]