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This is a Volunteer Class Assistant position for our Puppy Training Classes.
Do you love puppies? Love helping people? Become a class assistant! Volunteers get to work closely with Pet Resource Center clients and their puppies, and will be responsible for assisting the trainer. Volunteers help set-up and break-down before and after class, monitor animal interaction and behavior, assist clients with training exercises and cues, and answer client's questions.
The purpose of this class is to keep puppies happily in their homes by addressing and correcting problems through teaching social skills and behavior cues. Through the course of the class, the human-canine bond is strengthened and pet owners are empowered to better understand and respond to their pets' needs.
The ideal volunteer for this role is someone who is prompt, organized, a quick learner, comfortable receiving and giving direction/guidance, and of course, someone who enjoys interacting with people and puppies.
Volunteers interested in this position will meet one-on-one with the trainer prior to acceptance into this role. Dog training/animal handling experience is preferred, but the trainer is willing to teach the right person!
Our mission is to decrease pet homelessness, increase pet retention, and improve the quality of life for pets through education and supportive services for families in need.
Pet Resource Center of Kansas City is a 501c3 non-profit organization formed in 2002 and is the only targeted spay neuter program in the Greater Kansas City area working to help all families in need regardless of financial means. Our unique approach is to provide exceptional customer service and high standards of care through commitment to our core values.
We educate and assist families to improve their pet's quality of life, increase the animal-human-bond and make long term positive impacts in our community and animal welfare.
We pride ourselves in acknowledging our diverse community with a non-judgmental and compassionate approach. Our programs target families who need assistance with education, wellness, and resources to help their pets live a long, healthy and happy life.
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
1116 E. 59th StreetKansas City, MO64110
March 16, 2021
Animal Care / Handling
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
3 hours every Tuesday for 5 week sessions
Dog Training or Dog Behavior experience is encouraged but not required.