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Court Ordered Community Service

Court Ordered Community Service hours are available at the Auburn Valley Humane Society and the AVHS Thrift Store & More.  Opportunities are available for individuals over 14 years of age that have been court ordered to perform community service of 10 or more hours. Individuals between 14 and 16 years of age will perform their hours under the supervision of their parent or guardian.  The following guidelines must be met to be accepted.

Typically, AVHS accepts court-ordered community service for these types of violations: DUI (alcohol), DWI (alcohol), traffic violations and other similar violations. AVHS will not accept those convicted of the following:

  • Felonies
  • Narcotics or controlled substance offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • Animal Abuse/Cruelty

 

Complete the online Court Ordered Community Service Application Form

AVHS is not able to accept all applicants into the program. AVHS has the right to dismiss a volunteer from service at any time. Volunteers that succesfully complete their community service hours will be given a verification of hours and a letter on AVHS letterhead that the applicant will deliver to the court. A letter is available 2 days following completion.

Animal Shelter Requirements:

  • Hours will be assigned between 8 am and 6 pm Monday through Sunday.
  • Must be able to commit to a set schedule of at least 2 hours per week.
  • Wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty as your task will be cleaning.
  • Contact with shelter animals is minimal and only pertaining to the cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to walk on concrete floors and be on your feet for most of the day.
  • Located at 4910 A Street SE, Auburn, WA 98092.

 

Duties at the shelter you may perform:

  • Washing/Disinfecting kennels, crates and cages
  • Washing/Sanitizing dishes and bowls, litter pans, and toys
  • Laundry
  • Sanitizing bathrooms
  • Cleaning windows, doors and walls
  • Organizing supplies and lifting dog food and cat food
  • Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and other duties as needed

 

Thrift Store Requirements

  • Hours will be assigned between 10 am and 6 pm Monday through Saturday and 11 am and 5 pm Sunday.
  • Must be able to commit to a set schedule of at least 2 hours per week.
  • Wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty as your task will be cleaning.
  • You may be asked to leave early if we have other help scheduled and no other tasks to perform.
  • Must be able to walk on concrete floors and be on your feet for most of the day.

 

Duties at the Thrift Store & More you may perform:

  • Receiving donations
  • Sweeping, vacuuming and washing windows
  • Transporting donations to customer vehicles
  • Cleaning and sorting received donations and other duties as needed
  • Located at 1123 E Main Street, Auburn, WA 98002.

For more information about completing court mandated hours, please call 253-249-7849 and speak to the Director of Volunteer/Outreach Services, email slavigne@auburnvalleyhs.org.