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Volunteering

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at Second Chance Humane Society! Second Chance relies heavily on the generosity and support of our wonderful volunteers. There are many ways to get involved, ranging from several hours weekly to a few times a year and everything in between. Apply your talents & skills toward a variety of Second Chance opportunities:

Please note that shelter volunteers must attend at least one (1) orientation at our Animal Resource Center in Ridgway before getting started walking dogs & cuddling cats. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator via email or call 970.626.2273 to learn more.


Upcomming Orientations

October 20
November 3
November 17
December 1
December 15

All orientations begin at 11:30am at the shelter location. Please contact the shelter for more information or if the listed dates don't work with your schedule.


Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Thrift Store Volunteers
  • Adoption Event Volunteers
  • Dog walking, socialization and grooming at our adoption facility
  • Cat cuddling and socialization at our adoption facility
  • Feral Cat Program assistance including education and TNR
  • Community Outreach Programs including classroom education and animal assisted therapy (Pet Power)
  • Administrative Help
  • Fundraising Assistance
  • Publicity Assistance
  • Graphic Design Assistance

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Our animals

Shelter Hours

Open Tuesday - Saturday

Animal Resource Center
11 am - 6 pm

Cat Castle
11 am - 6 pm

Dog Den
11 am - 5:45 pm

Address

PO Box 2096 [mailing]
177 County Road 10
Ridgway, CO 81432

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Contact

Phone
(970) 626-2273
animalcare@adoptmountainpets.org

Ridgway thrift
(970) 626-3233

Telluride thrift
(970) 728-1100

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