Thank you for considering the Humane Society of Fairfax County to perform your community service. Please fill out this form, sign and submit to the Admin Office for our consideration. Due to space limitations, we cannot approve every request – but we will do our best to accommodate each one to the greatest extent possible.
You will be notified of the status of your request within 24 hours. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us on 703-385-PETS (7387).
If your application is approved, please bring a copy of your court order and your driver’s license on your first day. You will be able to discuss your schedule as you in-process.
Please do not report for service unless you have been notified that your application has been approved.
We have two locations – one in Fairfax City and the other in Centerville, VA – to consider when completing community service.
Listed below are some of the duties that are available for community service.
- Animal related duties: wash litter pans; clean and/or change placemats, bowls in downstairs washroom; carry litter and food upstairs; use wire brush on all cat posts , wash rabbit cages & trays, break down boxes for rabbits
- General housekeeping: sweep and mop floors, windex windows and glass doors, dust shelves/tables and blinds, wipe out heat/ac vents, change lightbulbs and exit lights,empty trash can, take out trash, sweep hallways and stairs and then mop, dust baseboards in all rooms, clean tables in all rooms, clean bathrooms , remove fur from chairs, move heavy items to attic, redo linens, reorganize linen closets , dust blinds, clean refrigerator, throw away food trays
- General: Help thrift store volunteer, help customers with heavy donations/purchases, put adopter applications together
- Outside work: pull weeds, water plants, sweep steps, change lightbulbs and exit lights, clean up trash in parking area and around 2 buildings
Thank you for considering us to fulfill your community service requirements.