If you are looking for a fun, rewarding way
to give back to your community, join us in improving the lives of
companion animals in the Texas Hill Country.
Animal Care Volunteers
help the staff of the Trudy Brune Hill Country SPCA care for and support
our animal friends while they await adoption into a loving new home.
They walk the dogs, teach them basic manners and obedience, and may
help bathe and groom them, if the volunteer wishes.
Best of all, our animal care volunteers get to pet and play with the
dogs and cats and puppies and kittens in our care.
Daily interaction with a variety of people is good for our animals,
enhancing their socialization and ensuring that they are always ready
So, if you love anything with four legs and a tail, this is the “job”
Youth Volunteers are a special group of Animal Care Volunteers who
help out on Saturdays and during school vacations and the summer.
Youth volunteers must be 14 years of age and interested in dogs and
Youth Volunteers also participate in the Weinachten Parade and other
Desk Volunteers serve as front desk receptionists, freeing staff members to
spend more time caring for the animals.
Desk volunteers welcome visitors to the shelter, answer the phone,
and conduct tours of the Trudy Brune Hill Country SPCA Shelter.
They may also help maintain various shelter records, write thank you
notes to donors, and assist in community outreach activities.
Desk volunteers often bring a dog or a cat to the front desk for
special one-on-one attention.
If you are outgoing and like to interact with people as well as
animals, this would be a good spot for you.
Grounds/Landscape Volunteers help maintain the Trudy Brune Hill
Country SPCA building and grounds.
They plant and mow and weed and trim, but many hands make for light
work and great companionship.
If gardening is your passion, this is the perfect volunteer job for
Community Outreach Volunteers work with youth groups such as
the 4H or Scouts, make educational presentations, and support the
HC SPCA’s participation in parades and festivals.
These volunteers design and decorate floats for the Fourth of July,
County Fair, and Weinachten Parades, and often ride or walk in the
In addition, they take animals to special events organized by
merchants in our community as well as to nursing homes and senior
If contributing to the “special something” that makes Fredericksburg
unique is your volunteer goal, community outreach may be just the thing
Fund Raising Volunteers help organize, publicize, and stage fund
raisers and special events. Each fall we stage a direct mail Annual
Giving Drive to
raise operating funds, and we sponsor a reception in January to thank our
annual giving donors.
We also put on several signature events each year:
During December, Santa Paws provides you or your
pet the opportunity to have a picture taken with Santa Claus.
Paddy's Party is the Hill Country SPCA's largest fundraising event of the year. Paddy's Party 2014 will be held on March 29th, at Pat's Hall in Fredericksburg. For more information about this event, please contact us at: 830-990-9085 or look for additional information to be posted on our website during the upcoming months.
So, if you like planning parties and would like to join the Paddy's Party committee or helping out with Santa Paws or the Annual Giving program, please contact us at 830-990-9085
Newsletter Volunteers write articles for and assemble
our newsletter. If you like to write, or would enjoy chatting while readying the
newsletter for mailing, this is the spot for you.