Northeast Arkansas Humane Society
6111 E. Highland Drive Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
(870) 932-5185

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Volunteer With Us

Interested in getting involved at the shelter? We’re always looking for volunteers! We are accepting volunteers on a limited basis. We will allow 2 volunteers from 8:30-12, 1:30-4 Monday through Saturday. Ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Contact the shelter at 870.932.5185 or email us at to check availability and to schedule a time. You will be asked to complete paperwork prior to arrival.

Things volunteers will help with: cleaning kennels, laundry, washing dog bowls, mop, scoop cat litter, and other tasks. 

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  • Call or email at to make an appointment 
  • You will be asked to sign a liability form upon arrival.
  • Individuals may come Monday through Saturday from 8:30 to noon and 1:30-4 to volunteer. 
  • Groups of volunteers need to call several days in advance to schedule a time.
  • You will want to wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty and shoes that can get wet. 
  • As always, if the volunteer is 16 or under, they must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
Keep in mind, we have many events throughout the year for which we can always use volunteers at our special events. We will post on our Facebook page when we need volunteers for special events or projects. 

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Donate Supplies


You can also help the animals by donating supplies to the shelter. Currently, we are in need of: 

  • Clorox or Purex brand bleach 
  • OdoBan cleaner 
  • Disposable gloves
  • Bottled water
  • Paper towels 
  • Blue dawn dish detergent 
  •  13-gallon trash bags
  • Cat Litter-clumping 
  • Cat and dog food for the pantry 
  •  Milkbone dog treats
  • 50 foot or longer water hose

Click here to donate

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How Volunteering Enriches Your Life

Volunteer work is a beautiful way to extend your help to those in need. As a non-profit organization, we're always in need of caring individuals and teams devoted to bettering the lives of all animals. Volunteer work deepens one's sense of perspective and gratitude; doing good actually makes us feel good. Not to mention, the impact of your efforts does not go unnoticed by Northeast Arkansas Humane Society or our loving animals. Volunteering can also have benefits for your education and career. Many school programs require volunteer hours to meet requirements.

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