Volunteer Opportunities


Certified Animal Shelter Volunteer (CASV)

Irving Animal Services depends on our volunteers to help us in many tasks. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please see the list of possible opportunities we have available.

  • Adoption counselor
  • Assist with offsite adoptions
  • General customer service
  • Groomer
  • Kennel care
  • Photographer
  • Socialization of cat and/or dogs

If you feel you are ready to become a volunteer, please print out the following form and register for one of our volunteer orientations. A $25 application fee is required.


The class will cover the mission of the Irving Animal Shelter, its employees, laws and ordinances, and the importance of volunteers, the volunteer program and volunteer opportunities.

Video: Animal Services Volunteer

The animal welfare community is vibrant and passionate about saving the lives of countless homeless pets. These persons and organizations, located throughout our city and nation, provide foster homes, transport animals, promote the adoption of animals, post pictures on websites, and assist shelters in numerous other ways. Irving Animal Services works with the animal welfare community to place Irving Animal Care Campus animals into loving homes. While Irving Animal Services is appreciative of the efforts of the individuals and organizations that comprise the animal welfare community, the City of Irving neither controls them nor is responsible for the content on their websites.