GET INVOLVED

We are so happy you’re interested in getting involved with our work here at Newnan-Coweta Humane Society. There are so many ways for you to help, and we truly appreciate each and every effort. By lending your support, you’ll become a valuable part of our Animal Rescue Service and help to strengthen our operations.

Newnan-Coweta Humane Society (NCHS} is able to accommodate volunteers seeking to fulfill court-ordered community service for most misdemeanors. Please read below for additional information. 

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Volunteer Your Time

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Volunteer and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details.

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Foster a Pet

Do you have room in your heart and home to provide temporary care for a rescued shelter pet? For every pet that is fostered, another life can be saved. Newnan-Coweta Humane Society covers all veterinary expenses, pet medications, food, and supplies as needed.

 

COURT-ORDERED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Duties may include set up/breakdown of events (like tables, crates, banners, and displays), take dogs on potty breaks at adoption events, interact with potential adopters and be an advocate for the animal, completion of adoption paperwork and coupons, hold animals for pictures, remind people to sanitize their hands before handling the animals, make sure that no one removes cats or dogs from their crates without assistance, cleaning enclosures, wash and fill water dishes, participate in fundraisers, assist the Pet Food Pantry, assist the TNR team, perform administrative duties, and other   duties as assigned.

NCHS reserves the right to refuse a court-ordered community service volunteer for any reason.

To be considered, applicants must:


  • Complete a Volunteer Application

  • Be 18 years or older

  • Provide court documents explaining convictions, including name and number of probation officer or court appointed contact person

  • Indicate number of community service hours required

  • Indicate availability

  • Be able to follow directions under staff supervision

  • Be able to perform a variety of activities, including physical labor

  • Sign the Volunteer Waiver Agreement


Individuals convicted of a felony are not eligible to perform community service at NCHS, including:

  • Animal- related offenses of any nature

  • Sexual offenses of any nature

  • Child or adult abuse offenses

  • Theft/ burglary/ robbery

  • Violent offenses (assault, battery}

  • Any charge related to trafficking or distribution of drugs

  • Forgery

  • Fraud