Welcome and thank you for your interest in volunteering at KHS!   


To start your volunteer experience with KHS:

  • Review all current volunteer opportunities and requirements by following the link in the right hand column.
  • Email our Volunteer Coordinator, Kelly Gill at volunteers@kootenaihumanesociety.com or call 208-819-3034 to schedule an interview.
  • If you are qualified for a position you will be invited to attend a KHS orientation and then scheduled for training.

Please note:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older to volunteer.
  • We are not able to accept any volunteers convicted of a felony.  A preliminary background check will be performed on all volunteers.
  • Due to the nature of our mission, we are unable to accept volunteer applicants who are affiliated with any type of rehabilitation agencies.



MEWOW! Kitten season 2018 is here and is in full swing and we are desperately in need of more foster parents. We supply the kittens/mom with kittens/bottle baby kittens (your choice), the necessary equipment, food, and litter. You supply the love and care. 

Last year we helped over 900 kittens. Please help us care for even more fragile babies this year!

School/Senior Projects

We do NOT offer volunteer opportunities to fulfill school, college or senior project requirements.

Community Service Hours

If you have mandatory Community Service requirements, please contact the shelter at 208-772-4019 for more information.  Community Service does not apply under the Volunteer Program.



Hours of Operation

12 - 6 pm Mon - Sat

12 - 4 pm Sun


Physical Address

11650 N. Ramsey Road

Hayden, ID 83835


Mailing Address

PO Box 1005

Hayden, ID 83835


208.772.4019 - Phone

208.762.8645 - Fax


Virginia - 1-yr-old, female, DSH Torbie
Pepper, 4-yr-old, female, Cattledog mix

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