Outreach Volunteers for Dog Adoption Events


Cause Areas


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


Varied Pet Stores in Northern Virginia, MD, DC, PAAlexandria, VA 22309
Rescue Event


Like talking about dogs? Like meeting our fabulous foster pups? Outreach is key to helping spread the word on OPH, rescue work and dogs.

Volunteer as an Adoption Event Volunteer with Operation Paws for Homes! Most weekends we have adoptions in Virginia, Maryland, DC, and South Central Pennsylvania and would love to have a few extra hands to help introduce the dogs to potential adopters.

Operation Paws for Homes is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with our weekend adoption events at various pet supply stores in the DC Metro Area. These events occur on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, exact dates and times can be found on our website by following this link: https://ophrescue.org/events.

Volunteer duties include handling and walking the dogs, giving basic information about the dogs to interested customers, and giving information on Operation Paws for Homes adoptions and volunteer opportunities.


  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Fundraising
  • Public Speaking
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • 2-3 hours for the chosen event

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