Volunteer with Best Friends Los Angeles                                      


We’re so thrilled you’re interested in volunteering with Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles. We rely on hundreds of dedicated volunteers year-round to help Save Them All. 


Currently, we are not recruiting ONSITE volunteers at either of our LA adoption centers. 


If you would like to volunteer for Best Friends Los Angeles in other ways, we have remote/transport volunteer opportunities available. See below position descriptions to learn more! 





If you not interested or available for the above positions and would like to be contacted when we open new roles, please fill out the form linked below. 




Other ways you can help: 

Foster: If you love pets but can’t adopt, you can help by fostering a pet! To read more about our foster program and apply to be a foster click here.



Donate/Fundraise: Calling all scout troops, students needing community service hours, or just anyone who loves animals and wants to provide them with enrichment! We have various DIY projects like Cat Wands and Dog Rope Toys that you can make for the animals. You can also organize a fundraiser using our Amazon Wishlist! If you are interested in this, please email volunteerLA@bestfriends.org for more details 


Community Service Disclaimer:

If you would like Best Friends to sign paperwork for community service (school or court requirement), you must notify the volunteer department by email at volunteerLA@bestfriends.org before you start your volunteerism.

For court orders we will request paperwork that includes the case number, your name, charges, how many hours were assigned, and hours deadline.

​Note: Best Friends Animal Society is unable to accept onsite community service volunteers with charges related to: animal abuse, robbery or theft, physical violence-related activity, arson, weapons charges, indecent exposure or any other sexual offense. **This is not an all-inclusive list. Best Friends Animal Society reserves the right to deny a Court Referred Volunteer for any reason. In some cases, volunteer work can be completed offsite/remote. **


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the volunteer department at  volunteerLA@bestfriends.org. Thank you again for caring for and giving your time to homeless pets. Together, we can Save Them All.