Junior Volunteers --- In-person Opportunities!! Short Term


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

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RHR's Rescue LocationFreeport, NY 11520


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JOIN our Junior Volunteers --- we have 6+ opportunities for you! Plus Virtual positions too! Just because you are young doesn't mean you can't be a BIG contributor to our Rescue!!!! NOTE:Some have age requirements listed under each position.

Make sure to click on [+] READ MORE button below to read more information on this opportunity!

COMMUNITY HOURS: Letter ONLY provided for In-person Opportunities NOT VIRTUAL BUT if you do a "drive" for Kennel Supplies, Pennies for RHR Fundraiser or a Garage/Tag Sale at your school/church/community center you could have someone LOCAL be a Coordinator of your hours. Also see the "Exercise + ResQWalk"or "Exercise + Wooftrax" volunteer opportunities where your time and distance exercised is recorded on the cell phone application.

PLEASE READ:

  1. We are a non-profit Rescue located in Long Island, NY.
  2. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT EACH POSITION: PLEASE CLICK ON THE BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" LINK (located on the upper, left-hand side of the page ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button). Click on "Volunteer Opportunities" tab.
  3. When responding please include the Volunteer Opportunity you are interested in --- since there are several.
  4. VIRTUAL Opportunities are towards the bottom.

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#1.

SUPPLIES FOR RESCUE'S KENNEL: Collect Gently Used/Clean Towels, Sheets, Blankets, Wire Crates, Pet Toys, and Travel Crates. Other supplies such as Newspapers, Plastic grocery bags, Peanut butter, Marrow Bones, plus more. View our Amazon Wish list for additional items (see link).

  • This is not located at our Rescue.
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Need a letter? Do this at your SCHOOL/CHURCH and have someone LOCAL be the Coordinator of your service hours!
  • Total time approx. 1-3 hrs (but if you do a Drive you can increase the # of hours)
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Supplies for Rescue's Location"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2166475.jsp

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#2.

VOLUNTEER AT OUR KENNEL IN LONG ISLAND, NY:

Cleaning kennels, walking and feeding the dogs and puppies. ** 1-2 Month Commitment **

  • Must be at least 18 years!
  • In-person Opportunity (located on Long Island, NY)
  • Total time 3 hrs. per week; See shifts (provided in the link below)
  • Letter provided

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Dog Walkers & Volunteer Kennel Cleaners"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2076286.jsp

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#3.

PETCO ADOPTION EVENTS IN FREEPORT, NY AREA:

Help out at our Adoption Events at various Petco's on Long Island, NY.

  • Must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 12 years of age!
  • In-person Opportunity (located on Long Island, NY)
  • Total time 3 hrs. per week
  • Letter provided

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Petco Adoption Events"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2538698.jsp

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#4.

KITTY HELP IN FREEPORT, NY AREA:

Help out our Kitties with socialization, playing with them and cleaning up their bed areas. Petco's on Long Island, NY.

  • Must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 12 years of age!
  • In-person Opportunity (located on Long Island, NY)
  • Total time 1/2 hr per week
  • Letter provided

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Kitty Help at Petco"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2629362.jsp

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#5.

STORE ASSISTANT OR CLERK AT OUR CONSIGNMENT SHOP IN EAST ROCKAWAY, NY:

Help out our consignment shop!

  • Must be accompanied by an adult and at be at least 14 years of age!
  • In-person Opportunity (located on Long Island, NY)
  • Total time 3 hrs. per week
  • Letter provided

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Store Assistant or Clerk at Thrifty Pawz"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2220962.jsp

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#6.

DOG TREAT/BAKED GOODS FOR SALE:

Make home-made doggy or kitty treats or even human consumption treats such as cookies, muffins or candy to sell locally or at Rescue's Events with all sales going to our Rescue!
  • Need a letter? Yes only if done at one of our events. But you can also do this at your SCHOOL/CHURCH and have someone LOCAL be the Coordinator of your service hours!
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 4 plus hrs (baking and selling of goods)
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Dog Treats/Baked Goods for Sale"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2538716.jsp

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#1.

BIKE, WALK, JOG, HIKE OR RUN: Let your miles help by downloading the free app on your cell phone. **Through the ResQWalk or Wooftrax app you can get a total of hours and distance walked.

  • NO LETTER provided BUT the cell application gives you total hours exercised
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 30 mins per walk
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing --
  • A) "Exercise + Wooftrax" a free mobile app or
  • B) "Exercise + ResQWalk"a free mobile app
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information:
  • Wooftrax -- www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2297837.jsp or
  • ResQWalk -- www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2085763.jsp

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#2.

SPREAD RHR TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY: Share our information -- RHR’s Facebook page ("Like" us on FB) and Website.

  • NO LETTER PROVIDED FOR SERVICE HOURS (see other positions)
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 0 to 1 hr.
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Internet Surfing"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2123658.jsp

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#3.

SHOPPING ON-LINE: Use these sites and they donate free $$ to RHR!

  • NO LETTER PROVIDED FOR SERVICE HOURS (see other positions)
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 0 to 1 hr.
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

a) GOODSEARCH (Internet Searching)

b) GOODSHOP -- Shopping and Coupon Codes

c) AMAZON SMILES (Shopping)

d) CHEWY (Shopping)

e) BISSELL AND PARTNERS FOR PETS (Shopping)

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Internet Surfing"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2123658.jsp

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#4.

PENNIES FOR RHR FUNDRAISER: A great fundraising activity for any group/any age (schools, churches, senior centers, work offices, scouts & etc).

  • Need a letter? Do this at your SCHOOL and have someone LOCAL be the Coordinator of your service hours!
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 6-12 hrs plus.
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Pennies for RHR"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2084107.jsp

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#5.

GARAGE/TAG SALE: Host a garage/tag sale for Ruff House Rescue at your school/home!

  • Need a letter? Do this at your SCHOOL/CHURCH and have someone LOCAL be the Coordinator of your service hours!
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 4 to 12 hours
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE Ruff House Rescue (RHR) link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Garage/Tag Sale & Hosting A Fundraiser"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2127765.jsp

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#6.

SUPPLIES FOR RESCUE'S KENNEL: Collect Gently Used/Clean Towels, Sheets, Blankets, Wire Crates, Pet Toys and Travel Crates. Other supplies such as Newspapers, Plastic grocery bags, Marrow Bones, Peanut butter, plus more. View our Amazon Wish list for additional items.

  • Need a letter? Do this at your SCHOOL/CHURCH and have someone LOCAL be the Coordinator of your service hours!
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 1 to 3 hrs (but if you do a Drive you can increase the # of hours)
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Supplies for Rescue's Location"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2166475.jsp

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#7.

WEAR JEANS FOR A DAY: WHAT IS JEANS FOR THE DAY? One to several times a month, students get permission to wear blue jeans, sweats or pajamas for the day for a $1-$10 donation to a cause. You can bring acknowledgement to Ruff House Rescue’s mission by bringing this to your school’s or organization’s attention.

  • Need a letter? Do this at your SCHOOL/CHURCH and have someone LOCAL be the Coordinator of your service hours!
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 1 to 5 hrs (if this includes promotional advertisement)
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Wear Jeans for A Day"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2318678.jsp
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#8.

DOG TREAT/BAKED GOODS FOR SALE:

Make home-made doggy or kitty treats or even human consumption treats such as cookies, muffins, or candy to sell locally or at Rescue's Event with all sales going to our Rescue!
  • Need a letter? Do this at your SCHOOL/CHURCH and have someone LOCAL be the Coordinator of your service hours!
  • Any age but please get permission of your guardian/parent
  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Total time approx. 4 plus hrs (baking and selling of goods)
  • At your own time
  • Can start immediately!

NEXT:

  • Hit on the BLUE "Ruff House Rescue (RHR)" link ABOVE the red "I want to help!" button and click on the appropriate volunteer listing -- "Dog Treats/Baked Goods for Sale"
  • OR copy and paste this link for more information: www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2538716.jsp
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#9.

OTHER POSITIONS:

If you need a letter for community service hours please do one of these opportunities at your school or university/church/scouts & have someone LOCALLY be the Coordinator of your hours!

  1. Community Walk(s)
  2. Food & Pet Treat Drive (please contact RHR at ruffhouserescue@gmail.com for the brands of pet food and treats)
  3. Hot Coco & Lemonade Stands/Bake Sales
  4. Jewelry Making to collect donations
  5. Other ideas found on the internet --- Dance Marathon: A continuous, multi-hour event in which participants raise funds through pledges. Treasure Chest: Fill a chest with donated prizes and sell keys to open the chest. Silly String Shoot Out: Auction off or sell cans of silly string and take aim at volunteers who are good sports like a teacher or a principal. Movie Night: Approach your local theater or movie store to ask about sponsorship initiatives (a discount or provide the event for free) with the promise of publicity. You can offer inexpensive admission, plus donated concession snacks. Magic Show: Charge for tickets for a special show. Celebrity Doodle Auction: Though this idea can take some time, by sending requests to celebrities asking for their one-of-a-kind doodles for auction. Car Wash: Select a location and time that will offer significant public exposure. Recycling Drive (in states with can deposits): Collect aluminum cans and plastic bottles all year round and donate proceeds from the recycling center. T-shirt Sale: Sell t-shirts with an original design and donate all or a portion of the proceeds.
  6. Check out the internet or Pinterest for more ideas!!

THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT RHR!!

Skills

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • short term, micro-volunteering, short-term
  • If under 18 years old please get your parent/guardian permission

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