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How Kids & Teens Help

Young Volunteers
Because of staffing concerns and safety issues, we are unable to offer volunteer positions to people under age 18. However, there are many ways for you to help the animals!

Sign Up for Humane Teen Club (Teens 13-17)
A selected group of teens age 13-17 can volunteer time as a Humane Teen Club member. Learn more about this program.

Host a Pet Food Drive
Donations of pet food, supplies, toys and cat litter are always appreciated. Many of these items are distributed to low-income senior pet owners and pet owners living with AIDS or cancer.

Make Snuffle Mats for Dog Enchrichment
This easy DIY project is perfect for keeping adoptable dogs busy, happy and mentally stimulated. Click here for an easy 6-step tutorial.

Host a Fundraiser
Hold bake sales, yard sales, craft sales, participate in walk-a-thons, and much more! Feel free to use your imagination to come up with a fundraising idea. Our online fundraising website People Helping Pets, can also help you fundraise at your event.

Read more about how local kids and teens in our community have helped the animals at Seattle Humane.

School Community Service Hours

To earn school community service hours, contact to register for this program. 

  • Click here to see a list of projects for service hours
  • Download a worksheet to keep track of your hours here

Well Hello There!

Chunk and his new brother Kernel are getting along greatly now. They love to play! Chunk is a love bug and wants cuddles all the time, which I just adore. 

Chunk & Kernel's New Family