The Virginia Beach SPCA is currently postponing Volunteer Orientation until further notice and will be reaching out to accepted applicants as soon as new dates are available. Thank you for understanding. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Our Adult Volunteer Program is vast and flexible as we want you to be extremely fulfilled while you dedicate your time to our organization. After appropriate training, VBSPCA Adult Volunteers are able to:
We invite you to apply for our Adult Volunteer Program if you are:
Background Check: The VBSPCA requires ALL adult volunteer applicants to complete a standard national criminal background check. This will not check your credit. Applicants with prior felony convictions may be declined, depending on crime.
Short-Term Volunteers: We are unable to accept applicants who cannot commit to our hourly requirement of three hours per month.
Cost: All adult volunteer applicants must pay a registration fee of $45 to cover program costs. This registration fee is non-refundable regardless if you are declined, discontinue your volunteer journey, or end the volunteer application process. Your registration includes your training, background check, volunteer t-shirt, and activation in our volunteer software.
To register for our volunteer program, click here.
Volunteer group visits are also welcome at the VBSPCA, but these must be pre-scheduled with the Volunteer Manager. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Adults who are mentally or physically challenged in any way must contact our Volunteer Manager to schedule a one-on-one meeting and initial orientation so we may find the best way to utilize your volunteer time at the VBSPCA.
Court Ordered Community Service
If you need to acquire volunteer hours prior to a court hearing or to meet court-ordered community service requirements, please contact our Volunteer Manager before taking any further steps. Our Volunteer Manager can be reached at 427-0700 ext. 107 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Participation in and hours worked as a general adult volunteer will not count towards court-ordered community service hours.