Become an Animal Volunteer at CAAWS in Baton Rouge

CAAWS is a non-profit animal welfare organization in Baton Rouge that is 100 percent operated by dedicated volunteers. All of our volunteers share a passion for the humane treatment of all animals. We are always looking for more dedicated animal volunteers to join our team.

From coordinating adoptions to hosting humane education programs, we have many exciting positions so you can find the one that fits you best. Learn more about our positions below and complete an application form to become an animal volunteer.

Animal Volunteer Positions Available

We always welcome new volunteers to join in any aspect of our organization. Whether you want to spend time caring for our cuddly kittens or prefer to work behind the scenes on one of our many events, there’s a position for you.

Apply to Be a Sponsor


As a sponsor, you’ll be recognized for contributing to a great cause that benefits the animals in the Baton Rouge area community. Sponsors help support our largest annual events, such as the Mystic Krewe of Mutts Festival, Santa CAAWS, and more. These events are held to raise awareness about spaying and neutering and raise funds needed for our shelter. Apply today to become a CAAWS sponsor.

Become a CAAWS Animal Volunteer Today

To apply to become a CAAWS volunteer, please fill out the form below and select all areas that you are interested in, or print out our Volunteer Application. Filled out paper applications can be dropped by our shelter on Saturdays between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. or mailed to our address: CAAWS, P.O. Box 77765, Baton Rouge, LA 70879.