Disaster Animal Response Team (D.A.R.T.)

Be there for animals when they need you most – before, during and after an emergency. Whether it’s a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, fire or coastal flooding, Charleston Animal Society activates an emergency response team to make sure our community’s beloved pets are safe.

We are currently looking for individuals to join our Disaster Animal Response Team (D.A.R.T.). This team will help our staff prepare for an emergency, continue operations during an emergency, help transport animals to safety and assist with recovery after an emergency.

Skills we look for in D.A.R.T volunteer team member

  • Adaptable
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Emergency response experience
  • Animal care experience
  • Can remain calm in a high-stress environment

Interested in being a D.A.R.T. volunteer? Here’s how to get started:

  • Fill out the D.A.R.T. application HERE.
  • Attend a volunteer orientation where we will learn about your skillset and provide you with any necessary training.
  • Be ready to jump into action for animals in need!