Foster a Pet

FOSTERING HOPE FOR SHELTER ANIMALS Thank you for considering opening your heart and home to a shelter animal! Fostering is an immensely rewarding experience as it is a very personal way to become involved in saving an animal’s life. This program has dramatically increased the number of animals our shelter can save and plays an […]

Volunteer With Animals at AWA

Volunteers in orange shirts taking picture at AWA Paws & Feet 2023.

Volunteering at the Animal Welfare Association in Voorhees gives you the opportunity to make a noticeable impact on the lives on homeless animals in South Jersey and beyond. It’s people like you dedicating their time, talents and energy that ensures AWA is able to continue our mission. Learn more about the ways you can volunteer […]

Group Engagement Service Day

Group Engagement Service Day Group service days play an important role in helping AWA meet the needs of people and pets in our community. This program offers 3.5-hours of service and team-building experience at AWA, including an orientation to the organization with a tour of the facility, a hands-on team building work experience, refreshments or […]

Tales with Tails

Child reading to dog at Animal Welfare Association Tales with Tails event.

Children having storytime with an animal, can it get any more adorable? AWA’s Youth Volunteer Reading Program The Animal Welfare Association’s Tales with Tails Reading Program is a mutually beneficial program for kids and animals.  Children as young as 5 years old, can sign up to read to AWA’s animals!  Kids work on developing their […]

P.A.W.S. Volunteer Program

AWA is grateful to have partnered with community and service-based organizations to provide valuable life and job skills to developmentally disabled teens and adults. What is the P.A.W.S. Program? P.A.W.S. stands for People Achieving With Support, and that is exactly what AWA hopes to achieve with the P.A.W.S. Program. P.A.W.S. volunteers are developmentally disabled teens […]