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.
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
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