SAVANNAH, GA. (May 8, 2014): The Animal Control division of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has scheduled its first orientations for volunteers applying to work in the shelter.

The first orientations will be held Wednesday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the shelter at 7211 Sallie Mood Drive. The orientations last 90 minutes and are limited to 15 volunteers each.

Those interested in volunteering at the shelter can complete applications online at Completed applications should be submitted to with the applicants’ available orientation time. Applications also can be submitted in person at the shelter from 1 – 4:30 p.m. daily. Applicants will be emailed a confirmation.

The next orientation is scheduled June 4 at 10: 30 a.m. and a weekend orientation will held on June 14 at 10 a.m.