Volunteer Program

Love animals and have some time to give back to your community? Ask us about volunteering! Come visit us in person to complete an application or call 850-983-4680 for more information.

If you're ready to get started volunteering with our shelter:

  1. Fill out the volunteer application online or in person.
  2. Bring your driver's license and completed application to the shelter.
  3. Schedule a background check through our shelter.*
  4. Join the "Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter Fosters and Volunteers" Facebook Group.

*Please review the notice to users of consumer reports here for your background check as part of the volunteer application process.

COVID Guidance for Volunteers

  1. Animal Services Department


    Physical Address
    4451 Pine Forest Road
    Milton, FL 32583

    Phone: 850-983-4680
    Fax: 850-983-4686

    Email: animals@santarosa.fl.gov

    Hours of Operation
    Appointment Required
    Monday - Thursday
    11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Friday
    11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Saturday
    10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Sunday
    Closed