Create Masterpieces for RHR's Raffles|Thrift Store [Craftspeople] for Short Term

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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


SEEKING CREATIVE FOLKS: Artists, Potters, Knitters, Quilters, Jewelry Makers, Candle Makers, Soap Makers, Glass Makers, Designers, and etc... What a better way to help animals and at the same time promoting your talents!!

Are you passionate about finding forever homes for homeless and abused cats and dogs? Use your TALENTS TO CREATE WONDERFUL TREASURES for our Raffles or thrift shop!! And we have other opportunities too at Thrifty Pawz, RHR's thrift store!!

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

THRIFTY PAWZ is where you can SHOP or DONATE new or gently used items to support animal rescue by yours truly Ruff House Rescue! If you have the extra time you can even VOLUNTEER at the Store! Thrifty Pawz proceeds will help fund Ruff House Rescue! Every purchase helps save more lives from death row!! Please spread the word!

Option 1 -- Donations!

Do you have gently used or new items you would like to donate?

  • Please note: The items do not have to be pet related. No books please!
  • Let us know what items you would like to donate. We will let you know the OTHER times we are open to drop off your items.
  • Please contact us at: (516) 462-9454 or
  • Location: 4 Centre Ave, East Rockaway, NY 11518
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday noon until 5 pm and Sundays noon to 4 pm

Option 2 -- Volunteer!

Help organize and run our thrift store by being a Store Assistant/Clerk.

  • Please complete our Volunteer Application (takes less than 5 minutes) on our website -- Step 1: Go to, Step 2: Go to the "Volunteer" tab, and Step 3: Click on "Volunteer Application"
  • Please contact us at: and include: 1) If you filled out the on-line application. 2) Days and times you can volunteer (we are open Sunday through Saturday). and 3) Retail experience or Professional Experience.
  • Location: 4 Centre Ave, East Rockaway, NY 11518
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday noon until 5 pm and Sundays noon to 4 pm

Option 3 -- Shop/Come visit us!

  • Go to our Facebook page "Thriftypawz" to keep up the happenings at our Thrift store!
  • Please contact us at: (516) 462-9454 or
  • Location: 4 Centre Ave, East Rockaway, NY 11518
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday noon until 5 pm and Sundays noon to 4 pm


  • UNDER AGE REQUIREMENT: Check out our "Junior Volunteer" positions
  • 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 "EXERCISE + RESQWALK" or "EXERCISE + WOOFTRAX" (Exercise and record your miles for free $$) opportunities too! It records your time and miles exercised.
  • 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.



(Copy and paste the above link into your web browser or Click on the blue "Ruff House Rescue RHR" link located on the upper, left hand corner of the screen). Look below for even more positions posted on Our website too!

  1. Dog Walkers [or] Kennel Cleaners -- 3 hrs/week! (Freeport, NY)
  2. Adoption Counselors, Post-Adoption Counselors [or] Foster Coordinators (Virtual) -- HOLD
  3. Unique Volunteer Positions (Virtual & In-person)
  4. E-mail Assistant [or] Social Media Blogger (Virtual) -- HOLD
  5. Exercise + ResQWalk (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) -- HOLD
  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) -- HOLD
  13. Owner Surrender Coordinator (Virtual) -- HOLD
  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)-- HOLD
  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 + Wooftrax (Virtual)
  21. Wear Jeans for A Day (Virtual)

The following positions are listed on RHR's website. Please go to www. & 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 if you interested in this positions.


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.




  • Painting
  • Pottery
  • Knitting
  • Quilting
  • Sewing
  • Photography

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Kids Teens People 55+ Group

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