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

Location and contact information
1205 East 7th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C.
V5T 1R1
(604) 879-7721

Learn more about the steps to become a BC SPCA Vancouver 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 Vancouver Branch volunteer

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with the BC SPCA Vancouver Branch. The next Vancouver shelter volunteer sign up will take place on July 10th, 2017. Starting at 9 a.m. you will be able to apply online.

Shelter animal foster care program

Thank you for your interest in becoming a foster parent. The Vancouver shelter is not currently accepting new applicants. Please check back soon for the next intake date. Thank you.


  • 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 19 years of age to volunteer with the animals. 

  • Attend all training sessions. 

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