The Humane Society of Marion County, Florida

Court Ordered Hours

If you need community service hours for court, or hours for a PreTrial Diversion or PreTrial Intervention (PTI) program, you can complete those through our court program. We offer daily morning and afternoon shifts through this program. Participants in this program must be 18 or older.


  • First, fill out an application here. Application review can take up to 72 hours.
  • Upon approval, you will receive an email that includes your Service Agreement via email.
  • Upon completion, you may come to the shelter during business hours 10 am -6 pm with your required documentation (ID, $10 cash .
  • Once you have visited the shelter during business hours, verified your paperwork & received your cash payment, you can start your hours.
  • Bring a copy of your charges and photo ID to the shelter.
  • If you have any questions about the Court Program, contact Kirstin Tanner at 352-873-7387 ext 207. Thank you!


  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be available for shifts of 2+ hours that start as early as 7 am and end as late as 6 pm.
  • Must apply and be accepted for service.
  • Pay a $10 cash administrative fee.


  • Must wear pants (no shorts)
  • Mandatory: No sandals or flip-flops, rubber-soled, closed-toed shoes
  • No tank or tube tops, no bare midriff showing
  • No revealing and/or offensive clothing
  • Please note that clothes may get dirty and/or be exposed to bleach
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