There are many ways to volunteer with NEADS, on our campus, off-site, and at home.

On the NEADS Campus


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    Early Learning Center and Canine Center Volunteer

    Volunteers assist with daily operations and provide valuable 1:1 time to our puppies and adolescent Service Dogs in Training. Learn more.


    Group Volunteers

    Volunteer groups can assist with grounds maintenance and other seasonal projects on our 18-acre campus in Princeton, MA. Learn more.

  • Professional, Creative and Administrative Opportunities

    We welcome volunteers who are willing to contribute their professional, creative, and administrative talents. Submit an application here.

At Home and Off Site


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    Puppy Raisers and Breeder Caretakers

    Individuals and families open their homes to one of our amazing puppies in training as a Weekend Puppy Raiser, Full-time Puppy Raiser, or Breeder Caretakers. Learn more.

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    Weekend Puppy Sitters

    Weekend Puppy Sitters help with puppies in the Early Learning Center. Learn more