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Paws and Think, Inc.

Reading Education Assistance Dogs program
The R.E.A.D. program in action in the 2nd grade at a Lawrence Township elementary school.

Thank you for your interest in Paws & Think, a leader in using the Human-Animal Bond to enhance lives in the Indianapolis community. We are currently looking for volunteers for program and organizational support.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR ORGANIZATION SUPPORT


WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO EXPAND SEVERAL COMMITTEES WITHIN PAWS AND THINK, INC.

  • Chair a fund-raising activity
  • Volunteer for a committee (Events, Volunteer Recognition, Fundraising, Marketing)
  • Provide articles and photos of current activities and interests
  • Help maintain our database
  • Become a Reading Buddy to support our in-school R.E.A.D. programs
  • Assist in gathering and analyzing program support data
  • Assist with Program Development or Volunteer Management

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

  • For those who have the desire to help but lack the time, consider making a tax-deductible donation to Paws and Think, Inc.

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About Paws and Think, Inc.

Location:

1346 N Delaware St, INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202, US

Mission Statement

Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection.

Description

Our Youth-Canine Programs serve youths who need a "paw up". The youths may be academically or behaviorally challenged, disconnected, lacking a positive self-image, incarcerated, at-risk for suicide, or just searching for something that resonates with them. The life skills they learn help prepare them to be responsible employees, effective parents, leaders, and well-adjusted citizens. The dogs they train, many of which are stray, neglected or abused, also benefit by becoming more adoptable by having basic obedience skills and socialization.

Our Animal Assisted Interaction Programs serve individuals of all ages who benefit from the human-animal bond. For example, we provide visitation and therapeutic programs for: grieving children; children with learning disabilities or developmental delays; adults and children in rehabilitation and convalescent centers, schools, and hospitals; and reading programs to improve literacy and linguistic skills. Paws and Think is an affiliate of Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.). and follows their practices to assure quality interactions between dogs and children.

The Indianapolis community also reaps the benefit of our programs, which are aimed at the prevention and early correction of educational, social and behavioral problems.

Animals
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Indianapolis and Surrounding CommunitiesCarmel, Noblesville, Westfield, Zionsville, AvonPlainfield, Greenwood, Greenfield, ShelbyvilleINDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202

(39.77948,-86.17009)
 

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Administrative Support
  • Fundraising
  • Animal Therapy
  • Program Management
  • Crisis Intervention

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • As much time as you would like to commit!

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