Our mission: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.

Location and contact information
1740 Prince Rupert Blvd
Prince Rupert, B.C.
V8J 4R8
(250) 624-2859

Make a difference one animal at a time. Volunteer.

Volunteering is about commitment and caring. It's about helping animals and working together with others who share a common goal.

Learn more about the steps to become a BC SPCA Branch volunteer as well as the information, orientation and training sessions we provide to help you help animals.

Steps to become a BC SPCA volunteer

  1. Complete an application

  2. Attend an Information Session

  3. Attend an Interview

  4. Attend a Workshop (or DVD training session)

  5. Attend a buddy training session

Apply to become a BC SPCA volunteer

You can join us in advocating for animals in your community and improving the welfare of the animals in our shelters.



  • To volunteer with the animals you must be able to volunteer a minimum two hour shift per week for at least six months.  If you are unable to meet that time commitment please consider volunteering in another capacity other than with the animals, for example events or administration.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer with the animals. 
  • Attend all training sessions. 

Volunteer Programs


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