Almost Home Dog Rescue of Ohio
-Collie specific rescue group
-Does not have a facility
-Must have parent present if under 18
-Volunteer opportunities include: Canine Behavior, Working Events, Fostering, Fundraising, Grooming, Home Visits, Photography, Shelter Pulls, Transport, Vet Runs and Writing
-Volunteer application-https://almosthomeohio.org/volunteer-application/

Cat Welfare Association (Currently closed to volunteers due to COVID-19)

-741 Wetmore Rd, Columbus, OH 43214
-Volunteer opportunities include: Spay/Neuter Event Assistance, Fundraising and Marketing, Off-Site Representatives, Socialization and Cat Care, Fostering
Volunteer Handbook available online
-Phone number: 614-268-6096

CHA Animal Shelter
-3765 Corporate Drive, Columbus, OH 43231
-Must be over 18 to work without parent’s presence/consent
-Volunteer opportunities include: In-shelter Work, Fundraising, Answering Phones, Fostering
-Phone number: 614-891-5280 or email Catherine@chaanimalshelter.org

Colony Cats
2740 Festival Lane, Dublin, OH 43017
-Must have parental supervision if under 15. Those 15-17 must have a parent present at initial visit
-Training Required
-Phone number: 614-570-0471

Franklin County Dog Shelter
4340 Tamarack Blvd, Columbus, OH 43229
-Must be 16 years old to volunteer
-Training Required
-Volunteer opportunities include: Dog Walkers, Kennel Buddies, Grooming, Customer Service, Lost & Found, Adoption Counselors, Shelter Ambassadors, Media Ambassadors, Photography, Behavior, Clerical
-Phone number: 614-525-3647

Ohio House Rabbit Rescue
5485 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43214
-Orientation not needed for rabbit socialization
-Other opportunities require orientation
-Volunteer opportunities include: Feeding, Cleaning, Socialization
-Phone number: 614-263-8557

Pets Without Parents
629 Oakland Park Ave, ​Columbus, OH 43214
-Must be 18 years old to volunteer without a parent
-Must agree to one year of commitment for four hours a month
-Must complete a volunteer orientation
-Volunteer opportunities include: Feeding, Cleaning Cages, Walking Dogs, Cuddling Cats, Talking With Potential Adopters, Washing Dishes, Doing Laundry, Adoption Events
-Phone number: 614-267-7297

Powell Animal Welfare Society
-Does not have a facility
-Volunteer opportunities include: Socializing, Grooming, Transporting, Showing at Events
-614-354-5480 for more information.

SOS of Ohio
3121 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
-Must be 18 without parental permission
-Volunteer opportunities not listed online, contact for more information
-Phone number: 614-396-8707


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