Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

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Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at UPAWS!

Please know as we transition to our new facility, New Volunteer Applications will be on hold until we can process the ones that have come in up to now. The Volunteer Manager is developing an entire new and updated volunteer program with easy to watch videos for orientations and more!  STAY TUNED!!


Questions? Please email Ann at volunteer@upaws.org

Court Ordered Volunteer Information

Group Tours or Group Volunteering



Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


815 South State Highway M553
Gwinn, MI 49841
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