The Humane Society of Valdosta is able to accommodate those seeking to fulfill court-ordered community service hours. ** Court-ordered community service volunteers must be available during our hours (M-F 9am-2pm) and will need to schedule an appointment in advance for orientation. Responsibilities of community service hours will include:
- Cleaning our transport trailer
- Santizing cat rooms
- Sanitizing carriers, condos, and playpens
- Helping with handy work (such as weeding, putting together cat trees and other furniture, sorting through donations, etc)
Community Service workers must:
- Provide proof of your citation (paperwork that verifies the type of citation you received, hours required, as well as the name/number of any case worker or attorney you may have). **Probation officer name and contact information and/or any paperwork required by the court MUST be provided at orientation**
- Be 18 years or older.
- Be able to follow directions.
- Be forthcoming with the nature of your offense.
- Be able to provide a background check (can be obtained for free at the front desk of the Valdosta Police department)
- Be able to perform a variety of physical labor without extreme limitation.
- Report to shifts on time. Consistently late arrivals may be turned away and parole office will be notified.
- Work assignments are not open to discussion. You must perform the assigned duty or leave.
*We are able to accept traffic, DUI citations and misdemeanor possession of marijuana only.*
Once you have reviewed the information above, please see our page about becoming a volunteer, fill out the Court-ordered community service application and schedule your volunteer orientation. If you have any questions about court-ordered community service, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Note: The Humane Society of Valdosta/Lowndes County reserves the right to refuse any court-order community service volunteer for any reason.