Thank you for your interest in completing your community service hours with Centre County PAWS. We ask all trained volunteers to commit to 30 hours of service with PAWS, so all volunteers interested in working with PAWS for less than 30 hours will be asked to work with our team of Kennel Assistants in helping to complete the day to day operations within our facility. Community service volunteers help with basic cleaning of the facility, feeding and watering of animals, laundry, filling Kongs with peanut butter, laundry, and much more! Please contact our Staff Assistant for more information or to get started. All volunteers working with our kennel assistants to gain community service hours must be 18 years of age or older. Youth volunteers seeking less than 30 hours of service are not accepted.
We require all community service volunteers keep track of their own hours and allow PAWS, at the minimum, one week to process a verification letter of your completed hours. We also require that at the end of each shift, you have your hours verified by the shift leader. If you do not have an hours tracking sheet, please email our Staff Assistant for PAWS' tracking sheet. Your tracking sheet will be requested before an hours verification letter is submitted.
Please note that all community service volunteers must be over the age of 18 in order to volunteer without a parent or guardian. If you are under 18, please make arrangements to have a parent or guardian available during all of your volunteer shifts.
If you have any further questions regarding community service hours please contact our PAWS Staff Assistant.