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Empowering youth to make a difference.


As part of our Humane Education program, Youth Allies participate in community-focused and Adoption Center events. 

​This structured and supervised program is intended to engage youth grades 6-12 (5th graders can register if they’ve attended our summer camps) to donate their time and talents in animal-oriented projects and special events. 

Students in grades 6-12 will participate together, with high school-aged students taking on more of a leadership role - including additional volunteer opportunities to help build their resumes. 

Many of the activities are on-site at Animal Allies Humane Society’s Adoption Center, while others are part of local community events. The program is active during the school year, September through June. 


additional volunteer opportunities may be added!

Friday September 29th: 5:30pm-7:30pm (Kick Off Party) 

Saturday October 14th: 10am-12pm 
Saturday October 21st: (Subaru Adoption Event) time TBD 
Sunday October 22nd: (Subaru Adoption Event) time TBD

Saturday November 11th: 10am-12pm 
Friday November 17th: (Christmas City of the North Parade) time TBD

Saturday December 9th 10am-12pm 
Friday December 22nd: 5:30pm-7:30pm (Holiday Party)

*Spring 2024 dates will be announced in late December!*

*No meetings are required! Participants are welcome to attend as few or as many as they'd like*

Registration is $75 and will allow youth to participate September 2023 - June 2024.

Each participant will receive a Youth Allies T-Shirt and 10% off birthday parties, summer camps and other events at Animal Allies!

Help Pets

Bathe puppies and help care for kittens. Kids will experience hands-on animal care.

Guest Speakers

Learn from professionals including dog trainers and career based presentations.


Youth Allies get a special behind-the-scenes ticket to help us with key event needs like games for the animals  and fun projects for pets.


Help shelter staff with key needs and socialize shy animals who need more one-on-one people interaction before being ready for adoption.

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