Court Related Community Service may be completed either prior to or after court. We do not accept those with citations or charges related to shoplifting, assault/battery or violent offenses, arson, those involving cruelty to animals or children, or any citations or charges that are sexual in nature. Proof of citation is required. Applicants must be able to handle a physical workload, which includes lifting items at least 15 lbs. or more, and standing for long periods of time.


If you need to complete Community Service hours for school and are 16 years of age or older, you may complete these hours at Mostly Mutts or Mostly Mutts Market. Applicants must be able to handle a physical workload, which includes lifting items at least 15 lbs. or more, and standing for long periods of time.

Please read Duties and Policies before applying to clearly understand your required position functions.


Assignments include loading and unloading donations, general cleaning including kennels, street clean up and yard work. You may also occasionally interact with our dogs and cats, however, the main focus will be on keeping our building and kennel spaces clean and tidy. Workers are often asked to jump from task to task as priorities shift throughout the day. Please be flexible and prepared to be busy! Work environments include an indoor climate-controlled shelter and uncovered outdoor spaces.


  • Pay a $20 registration fee, plus sales tax, which includes a Mostly Mutts T-Shirt.
  • Provide proof of citation.
  • Must indicate on the application, the name of who will receive your hours, their email address and phone number (example: probation officer, lawyer or diversion program).
  • If you are between 16-17 years old, a parent must accompany minor to sign release forms when checking in on the first day.
  • Community Service workers must arrive on time, on your selected schedule day for a meeting and tour before your day begins. If you arrive more than 5 minutes late, you will be unable to earn hours that day. Please plan ahead to ensure you will be on time for your shift and report to the front office to sign in.
  • We expect you to treat animals in our care with kindness and concern for their welfare, always having their safety and best interest in mind.
  • Please represent yourself and Mostly Mutts in a professional manner and treat potential adopters, visitors, staff, volunteers, and other workers with respect.
  • No smoking, chewing of tobacco, or use of electronic cigarettes allowed on Mostly Mutts’ property.
  • You cannot leave the work area without permission.
  • Stay busy at all times.
  • No talking to outside friends during work. In addition, you may not bring or allow any unauthorized persons to stay at the shelter.
  • No cell phone calls/texts/use unless there is an emergency.
  • Lunch breaks are given (Optional).


7 Days a week | 8:00 am – 9:30 pm
Shifts  |  8:00 am – 2:00 pm, 10:00 am – 4 pm, 4 – 9:30 pm


A Mostly Mutts T-shirt and name tag should be worn at all times. Please do not wear excessively tight or revealing clothing. No bare midriffs or chests, please. Proper undergarments are required.

For safety reasons, we ask that workers do not wear hoop earrings or open toed shoes (NO flip flops or sandals allowed). Also, please dress accordingly for the weather, as part of your shift may be spent outside. We also use cleaning products with bleach and sometimes get jumped on by muddy pups, so please wear practical clothes, that can withstand becoming dirty or ruined.

Thank you for considering Mostly Mutts for your Court Ordered or Prior to Court Community Service.

3238 Cherokee Street | Kennesaw, GA 30144

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