Ways to help

Other ways you can help…

Volunteer at
Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Service:
Volunteer with
All volunteers must go through an orientation. Please call the shelter for the next date available.

  • Helping the shelter employees where needed
  • Writing thank you notes
  • Greeting visitors
  • Assisting with clerical duties
  • Educating the public
  • Filling the information boxes in the lobby
  • Making follow up telephone calls
  • Prepare for and/or attending (manning) special events
  • Walking dogs
  • Socializing cats
  • Cleaning cages and/or kennels
  • Fostering animals in your home
  • Feeding and watering animals
  • Washing bowls
  • Laundering towels and blankets and folding
  • Prepare cardboard litter boxes
  • Keeping shelter picked up, neat and clean
  • Improving and beautifying building and grounds
  • Shelving and stowing donated goods
  • Maintaining dryness and cleanliness of shelter floors
  • Conducting “walk arounds” through the shelter with customers
  • Distribute toys to dog or cat cages
  • Serve as a liaison to rescue groups

SACC Wish List

  • Soft “throws”
  • Small cat and dog beds
  • Cat/Dog toys/chews (no splintering or loose stuffing types)
  • High quality dry food


Not needed:

  • Sheets
  • Bowls
  • Large items that do not fit in washing machine (e.g. bedspreads, pillows)
  • Collect newspapers for the shelter
  • Collect blankets and towels for the shelter
  • Crochet or knit blanket squares for baby animals
  • Donate food/treats for dogs, cats, rabbits, puppies and kittens
  • Donate and specify where it is to be used, ie. Spay/neuter only or facility improvements only, medical needs for injured animals only
  • Learn about the importance of spay/neuter and spread the word in your community so we can impact the number of animals being turned into the shelter
  • Join a network of animal activists right here in Brevard to help get animals rehomed before they must be euthanized for space
  • Social Networking – “Like” Brevard ASAP’s Facebook page and other groups that are trying to help get shelter animals adopted. Send it to your friends and ask them to send it to theirs. This has helped animals get adopted from the shelter.
  • Learn about the resources available in our county so you can let someone else know who may be having a problem with their pet
  • Join us at fundraising events to help with animals for adoption, sell raffle tickets, collect donations, recruit new members, hand out brochures
  • Help educate the community about the importance of spay/neutering their animals and responsible ownership
  • Foster an animal in need of temporary housing
  • Give us suggestions for programs or fundraisers you’d like to help implement. Think about how your clubs, class, scouts, friends, neighborhood or business could do a group project
  • “Like” us on Facebook to help spread the word when animals need immediate help or about upcoming events
  • Help us increase adoptions
  • Help at spay/neuter clinics
  • Volunteer at our county animal shelters NACC and SACC
  • Help educate the community about the difference between private animal shelters and our county shelters.
  • Write articles or collect interesting info that we can put in our upcoming newsletters or on our website
  • Educators – help increase humane education in your classrooms by using real facts and figures from our county while teaching concepts already in your lesson plans
  • Help us network with other mutually beneficial organizations
  • Introduce ASAP’s mission to your organizations, work place, moms groups, clubs
  • Ask your vets to join in on offering a couple of low or no cost spay/neuters a month or year