Hundreds of dedicated individuals help the Humane Society of South Mississippi’s homeless animals by training dogs, socializing cats, counseling adopters and performing numerous other tasks at our shelter.

HSSM offers regular orientations and training sessions for both new and seasoned volunteers. Please note that all volunteers must be 16 years or older to help at HSSM.

HSSM’s volunteer needs and opportunities change frequently. We communicate our volunteer needs via email so we can keep our volunteers updated.

Please be prepared to receive e-mails from HSSM’s Volunteer Coordinator alerting you to trainings, events, and other happenings at HSSM. It is your responsibility as a volunteer to maintain a close watch on your e-mail for updates on upcoming opportunities.

You can contact Daniel, HSSM’s Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@hssm.org with any questions.

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If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to volunteer@hssm.org. Thanks again for supporting your local shelter.


Our Mission

The mission of the Humane Society of South Mississippi is to save and enhance the lives of pets through cooperative and innovative approaches to adoption, spay/neuter, sheltering and community engagement.

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