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Do you love animals and want to make a difference in their lives? The Helotes Humane Society is always in need of volunteers in various areas. There is sure to be something for everyone!

Volunteer Opportunities

Foster Parents
We are a home based shelter. We are always in need of loving, temporary homes for cats and dogs. Supplies provided.

Volunteer Orientation Dates

Orientations for new volunteers and foster parents are scheduled an ‘as needed’ basis. New volunteers and foster parents will be notified by email when an orientation is scheduled.

Special Events

Help out at adoption events, clinics, offsite booths and fundraisers.

Thrift Shop

We are in need of volunteers to staff our Second Chances Thrift Shop as well as sort and price items.


We need help planning and executing fundraising events as well as soliciting donations.


Handy? We can always use help at the dog park and around the facility.

Community Service Hours

Yes! We accept volunteers in need of community service hours.

Children Volunteers

The minimum age to volunteer is 16.
Kids under the age of 16 can help out by collecting donations at their school, sports team, scouting, troop, church or birthday party. View our wishlist! They can also help by decorating “pet rocks” to help us raise donations at Cornyval.

Volunteer Forms

Volunteer orientations suspended until further notice; please contact the office at 210-422-6242 or email

See forms below

Community Service

Application for Court Ordered Community Service (pdf format)