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Westport Area Center in Maryland Heights

In preparation for the move to our NEW facility, we are temporarily suspending new dog walker and shelter support volunteers at the Westport Area Center in Maryland Heights.
Please consider starting your volunteer career at our Macklind Ave. Headquarters »

Westport Area Center in Maryland Heights
2400 Drilling Service Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Requirements

  • Commit to a minimum of six months of service
  • Contribute an average of 2 hours per week
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have regular access to an email account and internet connection to access your volunteer page. If you do not have internet/email we encourage you to visit your local library
  • Shelter volunteers are required the pay a one-time volunteer fee of $20 to cover the costs of administrative processing, training materials, volunteer t-shirt and other costs that will allow more resources to go directly to our animals. 
  • Attend a Volunteer Open House – Open Houses are scheduled 1-2 times a month & fill up quickly! Ready to get signed up? Submit your volunteer fee now »

Volunteer Opportunities at the Westport Area Center

+ Dog Walker

In preparation for our NEW facility, we are temporarily suspending new dog walker volunteers at the Westport Area Center in Maryland Heights.

If you would like to be notified when we will be accepting new Westport dog walkers, please click here »

If you’d still like to get started on the road to becoming a dog walker, you can become a dog walker volunteer at our Macklind Ave. Headquarters. Learn about opportunities at Macklind »

+ Adoption Ambassadors: General

Volunteers can assist with adoptions as an adoption ambassador by greeting visitors, showing them where our animals are located and connecting them with adoption counselor staff.

+ Shelter Support

In preparation for our NEW facility, we are temporarily suspending new shelter support volunteers at the Westport Area Center in Maryland Heights.

If you would like to be notified when we will be accepting new Westport support volunteers, please click here »

If you’d still like to get started on the road to becoming a volunteer dog walker or start out on shelter support, you can become a volunteer at our Macklind Ave. Headquarters. Learn about opportunities at Macklind »

How to Become a Volunteer

First step? Learn about HSMO and our volunteer program by attending a Volunteer Open House - Open Houses are scheduled 1-2 times a month and fill up quickly! Get started by submitting your volunteer fee »

If you have any questions, please contact us at 314.951.1577 or volunteer@hsmo.org