Volunteering is a great way to contribute to Guide Dogs of America.

Volunteer Application

There are many types of volunteering, including Puppy Raising. If you are interested in being a volunteer Puppy Raiser, please visit the Puppy Raising page, where you’ll find the specific Puppy Raiser Application.

If you are interested in volunteering at Guide Dogs of America’s facility, be sure that you are located close to our school here in Sylmar, California for your own convenience.

Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. If you wish to volunteer for Guide Dogs of America, fill in and submit the application below online or print it to send in by mail. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you with volunteer opportunities.

There are several types of volunteering available at Guide Dogs of America:

  • Clerical/General
  • Speaker
  • Tour Guide
  • Receptionist/Phone Duties
  • Professional Marketing and/or Publicity Assistant
  • Physically fit people to assist with landscaping and event setup and event tear-down

Volunteer Requirements: Must be 18 years or older with basic office knowledge. Clerical volunteers must be available weekdays. Volunteer tour guides must be able to speak clearly and loudly in front of groups of up to 50 people. Tour guides need to be available weekdays.

Fill out the volunteer application.

Volunteer Orientations are now offered for people looking to get more involved in a variety of ways! For upcoming orientation dates and details, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (818) 833-6438. As space is limited, RSVPs are required.



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