The Humane Society of Louisiana is a grassroots group and we rely heavily on the support of volunteers to operate all of our programs. Our crew is welcoming and friendly and always eager to work with new people. There are many ways you can help, such as:


  •   Foster care
  •   Transporting animals to vet appointments, adoptive homes, etc.
  •   Adoption days in the Greater New Orleans area
  •   Animal care, adoption and rescue work
  •   Transport injured wildlife to rehabilitators
  •   Rescue and special projects
  •   Veterinarians and vet techs are always urgently needed
  •   Train animals to help prepare them for adoption


  •   Assist at special events and fundraisers
  •   Coordinate a pet food and supply drive at your school or at work
  •   Serve on a committee to help make our major fundraisers a big success
  •   Host a fundraiser at your home, school or place of business to support our programs
  •   Table at community events to help raise awareness
  •   Train to become a humane educator
  •   Assist with special activities at our GNO headquarters in historic Old Gretna


  •   Help maintain our social networking and online pet adoption sites
  •   Contribute writing, graphic design, public relations, legal or other professional skills to the cause
  •   Create arts and crafts to support our fundraising events and auctions
  •   Assist with research projects
  •   Sell items on eBay and donate a percentage of the proceeds

People with CARPENTRY and CONSTRUCTION skills are needed to assist with projects at our animal care facilities and at our Gretna headquarters.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact us at info@humanela.org and we will get in touch. We look forward to working with you!

We hope to have the opportunity to work with you soon, and we appreciate your interest in volunteering.