The Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard relies on volunteers to assist in day-to-day tasks, as well as special events and building repairs. Community support and involvement is an integral part of the Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard, the Shelter would not be able to sustain its mission without support of members of the Martha's Vineyard community.


• Morning cleaning and feeding
• Evening feeding and “tucking in”
• Dog Walking and Cat Socializing
• Intake and Adoption Assistance
• Lawn and Garden Maintenance
• Building Maintenance

In addition to these opportunities, the Shelter welcomes volunteers with special skills in graphic design, marketing and development.

How to become a Volunteer:
One can volunteer for as little as one hour per week. Please contact the Shelter at 508-627-8662 or use our contact form. Or stop in for a visit..


Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard
1 Pennywise Path, PO Box 1829
Edgartown, Massachusetts, 02539
508-627-8662   fax:508-627-7779

Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

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Please call us if you require assistance.

(508) 627-8662

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Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard is a 501(c)(3) non profit corporation