Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Join/Create "Jean for A Cause" Day at your school or company! You can take great pride in doing your part to help Ruff House!

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

Q: WHAT IS JEANS FOR THE DAY? 1 to 4 times a month, employees/students may wear blue jeans or pajamas for the day for a $1-$10 donation to a cause --- you can help make Ruff House Rescue a cause by bringing this to your employer's/school's attention. Some companies even have Equitable matches where they will match the amount contributed by employees on each "Jeans for a Cause" day. Your company's HR Department would be able to let you know.

NEXT STEPS:

  1. Please click on the red button "I want to help!" on the upper left hand corner of the page and
  2. Include in your comments:
    • Any questions or comments
    • When you are starting the opportunity
  3. Please make sure to take pictures of your group wearing jeans or pajamas so we can post them on Facebook and give you a special THANK YOU!
  4. While awaiting a response back from RHR please visit our website: www.ruffhouserescue.org

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OTHER INFO:

  • AGE REQUIREMENT: None -- If under 18 years old please get permission from your guardian/parent
  • TIME/LENGTH: As long as you wish
  • START: Immediately
  • COMMUNITY HOURS: Letter ONLY provided for some In-person Opportunities 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 ResQWalk and Walk for a Dog (Exercise and record your miles for free $$) opportunity too!
  • MORE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: ** 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). ** Once a new page opens click on the volunteer listing you are interested in learning more about.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WITH VMATCH: Some positions may be closed at periodic times! Look below for even more positions posted on Our website too!

http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/org840639.jsp

  1. **Urgent** Dog Walkers [or] Kennel Cleaners -- 3 hrs/week! (Freeport, NY)
  2. Adoption Counselors, Post-Adoption Counselors [or] Foster Coordinators (Virtual)
  3. Create Your Own Volunteer Position (Virtual & In-person)
  4. E-mail Assistant [or] Social Media Blogger (Virtual)
  5. Exercise (Walk or Bike) record your miles for Free $$ -- ResQWalk a free mobile app (Virtual Opp)
  6. Face Book "Likes" -- Promote our Face Book page (Virtual Opportunity)
  7. Foster-to-Adopt [or] Foster Dogs/Puppies ** Urgent** (Freeport, NY)
  8. Garage/Tag Sale [or] Tupperware, PartyLite Hosting (Virtual Opportunity)
  9. Grant Researcher/Writer [or] Fundraising Scout (Virtual)
  10. Internet Surfing --- 3 Ways to Help Out (Virtual Opportunity)
  11. Junior Volunteers -- Virtual Opportunities (and In-person too)!
  12. Transport Our Pets (Near Freeport, NY)
  13. Owner Surrender Coordinator (Virtual)
  14. Pennies for RHR Fundraiser -- Easy, Any Age/Group (Virtual Opp)
  15. Photographers & Videographers (In-person)
  16. Post Flyers [or] Install/Collect Donation Boxes (Long Island, NY)
  17. RHR Store Assistant (Long Island)
  18. Shoppers Get Your Coupons & "Shop-On" (Internet/Virtual Opportunity)
  19. Supplies for Rescue's Kennel (Virtual and In-person Opportunity)
  20. Exercise (Bike or Walk or Pokemon Go) + Smartphone (Wooftrax a free mobile app) = Free $$ for RHR
  21. Wear Jeans for A Day
The following positions are listed on RHR's website. Please go to www. ruffhouserescue.org & click on the Volunteer tab to learn more details about these positions : help with Mailings, help at Petco Adoption Events and others, Poster Campaign, Baked Goods for events, Dog Treat Sales, Marketing Specialist, Donate Prizes for fundraising events, PLUS MORE. After visiting the website please contact us via e-mail at ruffhouserescue@gmail.com if you interested in this positions.

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If the above Opportunities don't look interesting or don't have the time -- Below are Monetary Ways To Help:

1. Adopt a Dog/Cat:
Pre-Adoption Questionnaire located on www.ruffhouserescue.org
Available pets on Petfinder:
https://www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelterid=NY936

2. Donate:

Make your donation larger with your Employer's Matching Grant Program!

Why? They may match dollar for dollar or a certain percentage of your donation for Registered Charities such as Ruff House. Please ask your Human Resource Department if they have one and how to register for their program.

a) Drop-off at Rescue or Order Pet Supplies:

See RHR’s Wish List on Amazon.com (see below) for products needed. Or order on-line if you live outside of the area (Amazon’s RHR’s Wish List): http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/registry.html?ie=UTF8&id=3K6ROSWV2YKHR&type=wishlist

b) Via on-line with Credit Cards (Visa, Master, Discover, American Express):
One time donation or a monthly/automatic donation. You do not have to have a PayPal account to make a donation.
http://ruffhouserescue.org/donate/

c) Via Mail (With a Check, Money Order or Credit Card):
Credit Card must include 9 pieces of information
- Name of Card Holder
- Card Number
- Master Card, Visa, Discover or American Express
- Billing Address (include zip code)
- Expiration Date
- Security Code (3 digit on the back of the card)
- Signature
- Phone Number
- E-mail address (to contact you in the future for events and happenings at RHR)
Mail to: Ruff House Rescue, PO Box 365, Oceanside NY 11572

d) Kuranda dog/cat Bed:
https://kuranda.com/donate/10081 (directly put you into RHR's account)

3. Buy Merchandise (t-shirt, tank top, sweater or dog hoodie):
For your someone special’s birthday, Valentine’s, Graduation, Mother’s/Father’s Day, Christmas or other holiday event: http://ruffhouserescue.org & click on the Shop tab.

4. Sponsorship:
With an ad or article in the local (NY) news media.

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Our mission is to rescue homeless pets that suffer from abuse, neglect, and indifference. Our goal is to create awareness of the epidemic of homeless pets and educate on the importance of spaying and neutering, ID tagging, and training these pets. Through our rescue efforts we are both saving lives and cultivating the natural connection between man and his best friend.

Website: www.ruffhouserescue.org (for information)

Face Book: Ruff House Rescue NY

Ruff House Rescue, P.O. Box 365, Oceanside, NY 11572

DOGS/CATS FOR ADOPTION OR FOSTER:

https://www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelterid=NY936

THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT OUR VOLUNTEER POST AT RHR!

Skills

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 5
  • * If under 18 years old please get permission from your parents.
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