Mission: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia

Volunteers are needed for the following areas. Click on item to see full details.

Administrative Assistant

Canine Care Assistant

Cat Care Assistant

Foster Care

Recruitment Assistant


The SPCA is also looking for maintenance people to help with small maintenance projects in the shelter and also some help with yard work: Weed eating, tree trimmimg etc.

Community Outreach Ambassador: Do you love connecting with people and sharing your passion for animal welfare. We have the position for you! We are currently seeking friendly volunteers who can help us share with the community about the programs and services we offer. You, an ambassador, will help to host an outreach booth at local community events, paired with a BC SPCA staff member
Skills/Experience: • Ability to work independently • Dependable and committed People-oriented • At ease talking to booth visitors at community events • Multiple languages spoken a valued asset (please indicate languages in application) Responsibilities: • Attending community events on behalf of the BC SPCA • Increasing community support for the BC SPCA through recruiting members of the community to become volunteers, members and/or donors.

Transport Animals: Drivers play a critical role in transporting our animals to and from local veterinary clinics for their spay and neuter appointments, and to events where they will be showcased for adoption.

Workshop Hosts: Host a series of engaging workshops with the goal of providing innovative animal welfare training to new volunteers.

Recruitment Assistant: Volunteers assist with screening applicants and matching them to the most suitable volunteer position.

Benefits of Volunteering with the SPCA: Interact with volunteers, staff, animals and the public. Help create meaningful experiences for our volunteers by matching them to their most suitable position.  Gain work experience, track your hours and gain references for your resume or education.

To learn more about these positions and to Volunteer with the SPCA in Penticton go to spca.bc.ca/penticton and go to the volunteer pace to complete an application.  Information sessions and one on one interviews with a Volunteer Coordinator to match skills and interests  follow the application.

For more information on volunteering with the SPCA go to www.spca.bc.ca/volunteer