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:

  • We do NOT offer volunteer opportunities to fulfill school, college or senior high school project requirements.
  • 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.
  • We cannot accept any volunteers who would require on-the-job supervision from a job coach, mentor, caregiver or who are affiliated with any type of rehabilitation agency.
  • You must have access to a computer, have an email address and the ability to text.


MEWOW! Kitten season 2019 is here and we are in need of foster families to take care of these babies. Last year we helped over 850 kittens! Please help us care for even more fragile babies this year. We supply the kittens; mom with kittens; bottle baby kittens; pregnant mom (your choice), the necessary equipment, food, and litter...you supply the love and care. 



Please fill out the Foster Care Application if you are planning on doing Foster Care ONLY. If you would like to do Foster Care and work with the animals and/or help at the shelter, you will need to contact KHS Volunteer Coordinator Kelly by email at volunteers@kootenaihumanesociety.com or 208.819.3034.


Return Foster Care application to KHS or email to it to us at foster@kootenaihumanesociety.com.

Foster Care Application
Foster application 2017 1108.pdf
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School/Senior Projects

We do NOT offer volunteer opportunities to fulfill school, college or senior high school 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


Corkey - 8-yr-old, male, Plott Hound
Little Girl - 9-yr-old, female, DSH

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