All LifeLine shelter locations are currently open with safety protocols in place for our teams and visitors. For information about the outbreak happening in our shelters, including how you can support the animals recovering in our care, please visit our FAQ page.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization. It only takes a little time to make a big difference!
Our program offers opportunities to volunteers of all different levels of experience and backgrounds. We provide training both for safety and personal growth.
Use your organizational skills to assist with filing, mailings, data entry, returning phone calls and other clerical tasks.
Help support staff at various adoption events around the Atlanta area. Duties include assisting in set up, maintaining the safety and well-being of the dogs, answering questions from the public, and helping our foster parents.
Help improve our pets’ mental health during their temporary stay with us by assembling dog and cat treats and toys. This opportunity is kid friendly!
Help improve our pets’ physical well-being during their temporary stay with us by participating in our out-of-kennel enrichment programs. Programs include: playgroups, doggy jog, and dog walking.
Skilled volunteers with training and experience can work with our staff to provide training to animals in our behavior program.
Help cats build trust in people by providing human contact. Opportunities include petting, playing, cleaning litter boxes, refreshing food and water, and sometimes assisting staff members with basic care. This opportunity is kid friendly!
Help complete paperwork, prep supplies, clean, take dogs housed in the clinic out for a potty break, and provide loving attention to pets in our care.
Work with our Pets for Life and Community Programs staff to provide support to pet owners in our community. Specific outreach may include Lost and Found Assistant, translations services or volunteering at Healthy Pets where hundreds line up to receive free vaccines, spay/neuter vouchers, microchips and more for their pets .
Help our animals stay clean and healthy by giving them baths, cleaning their kennels, and picking up play yards.
Dog for the Day is a great way to give our pups a break from the shelter environment, learn more about their personality and get them seen by potential adopters! You can take one of our pups to the park, go for a hike, or simply relax at your house. The potential for fun is endless! We provide a leash, harness, and an “adopt-me” vest for the dog you choose.
Play a critical role towards our lifesaving mission by caring for animals in your home where they will thrive. Help them get adopted by marketing them with flyers, photos, videos, and social posts that you can share with friends, family and coworkers. Click here to learn more about our foster program.
Help the foster program by assembling and organizing supplies, or for more experienced foster parents, by coaching our newest foster parents.
Help our Volunteer & Events Coordinators lead corporate and school volunteer group visits at our shelters.
Having hundreds of pets in our shelters means that doing laundry is a constant necessity! Laundry attendants work their magic by loading washers and dryers and folding towels, blankets and sheets. This opportunity is kid friendly!
Help share information about our mission and programs. This may include phone solicitation, talking to kids’ groups, distributing flyers, or promoting our work on social media (Facebook, Nextdoor, TikTok, and Instagram). All material and information will be provided before by our teams. Click here to become a LifeLine Ambassador. Some of these activities are kid friendly!
Help potential adopters find the right pet for their home! Match potential adopters and fosters with available animals by answering questions, discussing compatibility and assisting staff throughout the process.
Help gather photos and information about our pets’ personalities and maintain databases that are used to match animals with potential fosters and adopters. Some of these activities are kid friendly!
As a more experienced volunteer, you can serve as a trainer and provide guidance to volunteers who are newer to our program.
Volunteers use their own vehicles to transport animals to veterinary appointments, rescue groups or offsite adoption events. This position involves local and/or interstate trips.
Want to give a shelter pup a much-needed break from the shelter for a few days? Check out our Weekend Warriors program!
Don’t have time to volunteer? You can still be a hero to our animals by making a tax-deductible donation today.
You can make a difference and help save lives!