Volunteer Opportunities:

We are grateful for each and every volunteer that donates their time and talents to the shelter. It's your dedication and commitment that keeps our pets happy until they find their forever homes and allows us the opportunity to offer programs and events throughout the community raising adoption awareness and humane education. 

There are many ways you can assist the shelter! Here are some popular categories:

On-Site & Off-Site Events

Dog Walking

School & Community Programs

Shelter Care & Cleanup

Outdoor Maintenance

Supply, Linen & Donation Drives

Homemade Toys/Treats

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. 

Under 18? You are welcome to volunteer with an accompanying parent or guardian.

Apply to Complete Community Service Hours:

For those interested in completing court-ordered community service, you must be 18 years or older and serving hours for a non-violent misdemeanor offense. Unfortunately, individuals with a history of felonies, retail fraud and/or violent crimes will not be permitted to join the volunteer program at GPAS. Court ordered volunteer hours must be approved by a GPAS representative. 

  1. Complete the Volunteer/Community Service Application and Submit for Approval

  2. Provide your probation officer’s contact name and phone number on official letterhead. Please also provide the number of hours needed to be completed. If this paperwork is not received by GPAS, our staff will not be able to provide a completion letter for hours served.

  3. Wait for a GPAS representative to reach out to you regarding your application.

Ready to Volunteer?

Once you have completed the Volunteer/Community Service Application, you may submit it a number of ways. 

  1. Fax: 570-586-4375

  2. Email: Fundraising@griffinpondas.com

  3. Mail to: 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411 Attn: Volunteer/Community Service App​​

You do not need to be "approved" before you're able to volunteer. Once we have your volunteer application, waiver & social media paperwork, you can come volunteer anytime between 12pm and 4pm any day except Tuesdays! Thank you

Fundraising/Event Proposal?

Looking to host a donation drive or fundraising event on behalf of Griffin Pond Animal Shelter? Complete a GPAS Fundraising Event Proposal and fax or email the proposal for approval. 

                    - Fax: 570-586-4375

                    - Email: Fundraising@griffinpondas.com

Please note: You Must obtain even approval and authorization prior to utilizing our name, brand, and logos for your event.




Please call to schedule surrendering a pet.


Wednesday-Monday: 12pm - 4pm

Tuesdays: Closed



967 Griffin Pond Rd

Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Adoptions: Adoptions@griffinpondas.com
Fosters: Fosters@griffinpondas.com

Events/Donations: Fundraising@griffinpondas.com

T: 570-586-3700



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