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Make a Difference, Volunteer at BCAS!

Are you passionate about animals and looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community? Join our dedicated team of volunteers at the Breckinridge County Animal Shelter. By becoming a volunteer, you can make a positive impact on the lives of homeless animals and help create a brighter future for them.

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Why Volunteer?

1.) Helping Homeless Animals: As a volunteer, you will play a vital role in providing care, love, and attention to the animals in our shelter. Your time and dedication can make a significant difference in their lives and increase their chances of finding forever homes.

2.) Building Connections: Volunteering at our shelter is an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who share your love for animals. You'll become part of a compassionate community and form meaningful friendships with fellow volunteers and staff.

3.) Gaining Experience: Volunteering can be a valuable learning experience, especially if you're considering a career in animal welfare or veterinary care. You'll have the chance to develop new skills, gain hands-on experience, and expand your knowledge about animal care and welfare.

Volunteer Opportunities:

1.) Animal Care: Assist with feeding, grooming, and exercising the animals. Provide them with love and attention, helping to socialize them and improve their well-being.

2.) Adoption Support: Help potential adopters by providing information about the animals, assisting with meet-and-greets, and sharing adoption success stories.

3.) Administrative Support: Assist with administrative tasks such as answering phones, data entry, organizing files, and helping with event planning.

4.) Community Outreach: Represent the shelter at adoption events, fundraisers, and community outreach programs. Help spread awareness about responsible pet ownership and the importance of adoption.

How to Get Involved:

1.) Complete an Application: Fill out our volunteer application form, providing your contact information, availability, and areas of interest.

2.) Orientation and Training: Attend a volunteer orientation session to learn more about our shelter, policies, and procedures. You'll receive training specific to your volunteer role.

3.) Start Volunteering: Once you've completed orientation and training, you can start volunteering at the shelter and making a difference in the lives of our animals.

Contact Us:

You can help create a better world for homeless animals through your dedication, compassion, and commitment as a volunteer! To learn more about volunteering opportunities or to get started, please contact us today.


By becoming a volunteer, you can make a positive impact on the lives of homeless animals and help create a brighter future for them.


Fostering allows the animals to receive the individualized care and support they need to thrive in a home environment to prepare for adoption.


If you an unable to devote the time to volunteering / fostering, but would still like to help, please visit the Ways to Give page for more information.

Volunteer at Breckinridge County Animal Shelter

We are so thankful for our volunteers and all their hard work!

Unable to adopt, but still want to help?

There are many ways to help the shelter other than adopting an animal! You can donate directly to our shelter, become a volunteer, foster an animal, sponsor an adoption, donate supplies, and much more. We appreciate your willingness to help these animals in need!


Monday . . . . . . .  12PM - 4PM
Tuesday . . . . . . .  12PM - 4PM
Wednesday . . . . 11AM - 4PM
Thursday . . . . . . . 11AM - 4PM
Friday . . . . . . . . . . 12PM - 4PM
Saturday . . . . . . . . 11AM - 1PM
Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSED


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Hardinsburg, KY 40143