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


To start your volunteer experience with KHS:

  • Fill out the volunteer profile located on the right. Please note that we require a weekly commitment for some volunteer positions working directly with animals. Before completing the profile please make sure you are able to make the required time commitment.
  • Your profile will be reviewed.
  • Once reviewed, you will receive instructions on how to register for Orientation. THIS MAY TAKE UP TO TWO WEEKS BEFORE RECEIVING NOTIFICATION.

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.

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.

School/Senior Projects

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



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


Babette - 2-yr-old, female, DSH
Cocoa - 6-yr-old, female, Shepherd mix

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