Volunteers / Donations

Are you interested in volunteering at Apache Junction Animal Control?

All applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Fingerprinting and background checks are required before volunteering. Apache Junction Animal Control appreciates all our volunteers. You can volunteer doing some of the following:

  • Office Support
  • Cleaning Kennels
  • Animal Companionship (walking the animals, promoting adoptions, etc.)
  • Laundry (Towels and Blankets)
Please complete our online Volunteer application here.

Due to the creation of the Friends of Apache Junction and recent changes to department policies, please make donations payable to the Friends of Apache Junction.

For further information about the Friends of Apache Junction, please contact Mr. Fox Young at (480) 474-5086 or email. Mr. Young is a city staff member on loan to the organization.

Your monetary donation can be made in two ways:

1.  You can send a check payable to the Friends of Apache Junction to:
     Janine Shablow
     Apache Junction Police Department
     300 E. Superstition Blvd.
     Apache Junction, AZ  85119

To ensure your monetary donation is directed to Apache Junction Animal Control, please note "Donation - AJPD Apache Junction Animal Control" on the Memo line.

2.  For cash donations, please contact Janine Shablow directly at (480) 474-5468.

Non-monetary Donations (Items that are always needed):

  • Cat Litter (Any brand/type)
  • Disinfecting Bleach
  • Dog or Cat Food (Canned or Dry)
  • Dog and Cat Toys/Treats
  • Dog Collars and Leashes
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Liquid Dish Soap (i.e. Dawn)
  • Liquid Laundry Detergent
  • Hard Chew Bones for Dogs
  • Clorox Wipes
The City of Apache Junction, the Apache Junction Police Department and the Apache Junction Animal Control thanks you for your continued generosity and support.