The Richmond Animal League is very fortunate to have a roster of over 300 dedicated, animal loving volunteers!

Please note that the minimum age to volunteer at RAL is generally 18. We try to open up limited youth volunteer opportunities for those ages 15-17 once a year, These spots are limited and fill up quickly. If you would like to be considered for a youth volunteer position, please send an email to Cynthia@ral.org.

If you are 18 years of age or older, the first step to getting invovled is to complete a volunteer application HERE. You will receive an email response within one week about the next steps.

Volunteer FAQs

What days and times do volunteers work?
There are opportunities at RAL for individuals with all different types of availability. Generally, we ask volunteers to commit to atleast 3 months on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. more FAQs

Volunteer Job List

Interested in helping us out? Take a look at our Job List to see the opportunities!

Cynthia Reed
Volunteer Coordinator
804.379.0046 x1113


Questions about Volunteering?

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Richmond Animal League
11401 International Drive
Richmond, VA 23236

Phone: 804-379-0046
Fax: 804-378-7507

Email: adopt@ral.org

Located on International Drive directly behind the former Martin's at Chesterfield Crossing Shopping Center, Midlothian Turnpike across from Chesterfield Towne Center.

Regular Adoption Hours:
Tues. - Fri.
4 pm - 8 pm
Sat - Sun.
12 pm - 4 pm
Closed Monday

Loving Spay & Neuter Clinic

Phone: 804-379-9725
Fax: 804-379-4096
Email: clinic@ral.org