The Humane Society of Bay County's Community Service program is provided for individuals 16 and older who are completing community service for school, work, court, or a club. Community Service opportunities are available 7 days a week, including holidays. Community Service individuals assist employees with the daily duties at the shelter such as cleaning cages, washing dishes, shredding newspaper, laundry, and other duties as assigned. Community Service workers do not directly work with animals.
The community service worker AND the parent/legal guardian must sign the release form provided by the Humane Society of Bay County prior to the teen completing community service hours.
Please carefully review the details below:
The types of offenses that are allowed are:
Wreck less Driving
Other misdemeanors (at our discretion)
Felony offenses are NOT eligible for community service with the Humane Society of Bay County. All individuals that have been court ordered to perform community service of 5 or more hours MUST provide documentation verifying the type of offense.
WE DO NOT ALLOW ANY VIOLENT OFFENSES, INCLUDING BATTERY, ASSUALT OR ANIMAL CRUELTY.
Community Service Shifts
Morning Shift: 8:00am - 12:30pm (SIX CS workers allowed for this shift)
Afternoon Shift: 12:30pm -5:00pm (SIX CS workers allowed for this shift)
Evening Shift: 5:00pm - 7:00pm (ONE CS worker allowed for this shift)
Morning Shift: 8:00am - 1:00pm (SIX CS workers allowed for this shift)
Afternoon Shift: 1:00pm -6:00pm (SIX CS workers allowed for this shift)
Shifts are scheduled on a first-come-first-served basis and are non-negotiable. No phone call sign-ups are permitted.
Please note that once you have completed your community service requirements, you may become a regular volunteer.