Where can a twelve year old volunteer?
I live in Calfornia.
Close to Anaheim, and I want to work at a animal shelter.
I haven't kept a pet, but many of the people I know have pets, so I go with my mom to petsit them often.
So.. I want to! Anywhere I can go to work/volunteer?
- 9 years agoBest Answer
At 12, you are probably not going to be able to volunteer at an animal shelter. Most shelters won't allow people to volunteer who are under 16. The only way you will know for sure is for you to look up all the shelters online, and then to call each and ask.
Here's more advice on finding volunteering:
Community Service and Volunteering by Teens: How to Find Opportunities
Here's some home-based opportunities you can do in support of your local shelter
- AnnLv 79 years ago
You will need an adult/parent/guardian to volunteer with you at 12. There are just too many legalities for a non profit to deal with children. Sorry, hope this helps.
- 9 years ago
Yeah u could go 2 probably any animal shelter or u could try a library or a nursing home
- Anonymous9 years ago
im 12 and vonlunteered at the womens center:) with my mom...