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Donate Your Time

At the Maryland SPCA, we are proud to have the support of many wonderful volunteers who put their concern for animal welfare into action by donating their time. Our dedicated volunteers make a commitment to help our organization and touch the lives of pets and people every day. Our volunteers are invaluable to us. They help save animals’ lives.

MD SPCA volunteers must be 17 years of age or older, even if a parent or other adult is able to volunteer too.

How You Can Help

We have many opportunities for volunteers at the MD SPCA, including our Foster Care program. We are always in need of volunteers to help out in the following areas:

  • Cat Cuddler
  • Dog Deputy/Training
  • Nursery Nanny
  • Kitty Concierge
  • Computer/Data Entry
  • Office Assistant/Telephone
  • Fundraising
  • Events
  • Education/Outreach

If you are interested in volunteering at the MD SPCA, you can begin the application process by completing a volunteer application. The questions asked in the application are designed to ensure that your volunteer experience is positive for both you and the animals.

After you have filled out the application, fax (410-235-3173), mail (3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211) or email (katie@mdspca.org) it to Katie Flory, Volunteer Manager. After receiving your application, she will contact you to arrange an orientation meeting to discuss your volunteer interests and the MD SPCA’s opportunities.

If you have questions about volunteering at the Maryland SPCA, please contact: katie@mdspca.org or 410-235-8826, ext. 137.

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Foster Care at Maryland SPCA

Foster Care

Our Foster Families provide quiet, stress-free, and loving environments, allowing every pet a better chance at a happier and healthier life with a forever family.

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Group Projects at Maryland SPCA

Group Projects

Gather your friends, co-workers, neighbors, or classmates and volunteer as a team. With group volunteering, you can make a greater impact for our animals and organization.

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Service Learning at Maryland SPCA

Service Learning

Through service learning, students of all ages integrate what they learn in the classroom with volunteering activities at the MD SPCA.

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Court-Ordered Service at Maryland SPCA

Court-Ordered Service

A volunteer program provided as a resource to Baltimore citizens that were ordered to complete court ordered community service hours.

Learn More about Court-Ordered Service