Volunteer with Us

volunteer photoGet Involved and Volunteer with Pet Partners of Illinois!

From becoming a handler with the Therapy Animal Program to assisting with a special event or project, Pet Partners of Illinois needs you to help bring the power of the human-animal bond to Illinois. Discover how rewarding it is to be a Pet Partners volunteer!

Therapy Animal Program Volunteer Opportunities

Our dedicated therapy animal teams, team evaluators, and volunteer instructors are the heart of the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program and we are here to help support you in your activities! Our chapter staff can assist you with the following activities that support you in bringing the power of the human-animal bond to our community:

  • Scheduling and locations for team evaluations and handler workshops
  • Questions about our Therapy Animal Program and team registration
    (Note that registration is handled through Pet Partners International Headquarters and the Volunteer Center on the Pet Partners website)
  • Visit opportunities and facility relationships
  • Special events and outreach

General Pet Partners Volunteer Opportunities

From becoming an advocate to lending a helping hand at a special event or with a skill-based project, Pet Partners of Illinois wants to reach more individuals in the community with our mission. We can only do this with the support of our community! Here are ways you can support our activities and our mission:

  • Sign up to be a legislative advocate and a voice for therapy animal intervention
  • Use your unique skills as a special event or skill-based project volunteer
  • Join the Leadership Advisory Board and guide Pet Partners’ expansion
  • Engage with your company or organization and encourage your coworkers, employees, or members to make an impact for Pet Partners

Please contact us and discover the rewards of volunteering with Pet Partners of Illinois!