Military & Pet Reunion Coordinator


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When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Dogs on Deployment needs a public relations volunteer to help us gain exposure with the public!

About

Join the Dogs on Deployment team and help promote our mission assisting military and veteran families nationwide with help with their pets' care through fostering, advocacy and financial assistance. Dogs on Deployment is currently looking for Military & Pet Reunion Coordinator!

Dogs on Deployment is looking for a part-time volunteer to help us coordinate amazing military homecomings with their pets across local, national and social media. Currently, Dogs on Deployment is supported by a small, core group of volunteers. Volunteering for Dogs on Deployment will not only help our organization tremendously, but invites our new volunteer to develop your own skills and resume.

What we're looking for:

  • A highly, self-motivated volunteer who understands and is familiar with Dogs on Deployment's mission!

  • Ability to communicate clearly with an outgoing personality!

  • Someone who can use their creativity to help promote Dogs on Deployment on a national level.

  • Public relations and/or journalism experience required.

  • Prefer at minimum Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, or other similar degree

  • Minimum 6 months volunteer position.


What the job will entail:

  • Track and follow up with pets currently in foster care through Dogs on Deployment to determine upcoming homecomings

  • Work with Public Relations Director to coordinate news and social media coverage for upcoming homecomings and reunions

  • Keep database of successful reunions and articles

  • Volunteer hours will be self-managed, with no minimum hours. Possibly up to 10 hours/week.


The benefits of volunteering:
Dogs on Deployment volunteer positions are non-paying. However, Dogs on Deployment is a fast-growing, successful non-profit with long-term goals for success and growth. Volunteer with us, and be supported by a wonderful team of individuals motivated behind a common purpose to support our military members. Be fulfilled daily knowing that your work is meaningful in the lives of so many military men and women. On a practical note, build your resume, receive a recommendation for future work for a job well done, and build relationships nationally with reporters and media contacts from several different media sources and locations!

How to apply:
Complete this form, or send your resume to pr@dogsondeployment.org with REUNION COORDINATOR VOLUNTEER in the subject line. Include a short (1-page or less) biography about you, your background and why our cause is important to you. References are welcomed!

Skills

  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • People Skills
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 6 months minimum
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