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Ruff House Rescue

Transportation Needed

Give us a few hours and we will give you lots of love back from our rescue dogs! Become a driver and change homeless dogs’ and cats’ lives.

We need two types of transport: local transport around Island Park, NY and Freedom Rides from the Vince Lombardi Service Station, 116E NJ Tpke, Ridgefield, NJ 07657 to Island Park, New York (Long Island, between Long Beach and Oceanside). We provide the van, travel crates, and EZ Pass! You may also use your own minivan.


Length of term:

Two to three hours are required per Freedom Ride. Pick up from the Service Station is usually on Saturdays around 11:45 AM.

Qualifications:

- Must have a strong work ethic

- Must be at least 21 years old

- Must be able to handle dogs of varying sizes/weights

- Must have a valid drivers license in good standing

- If you are using your own minivan, you must own the vehicle.

Next Steps:

  1. Please complete our Volunteer Application (it takes less than two minutes) on our website at www.ruffhouserescue.org.
  2. Please click on the red button labeled "I want to help!" in the upper left hand corner of the page. Include in your comments: Total number of hours you can volunteer per week, If you are at least 21 years old, Whether you completed our online application, and Any questions

If you do not get a response from us within 3-4 days, please reach out to us at ruffhouserescue@gmail.com .

MORE INFORMATION:

RHR’s website - www.ruffhouserescue.org

UNDER AGE REQUIREMENT:

See our "Junior Volunteer" positions

COMMUNITY HOURS:

Yes, a letter is provided for this position.

MORE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Please see below.

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One animal is euthanized in the U.S. every 16 seconds, 4 million annually (Humane Society of US)

"If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." ― The Dalai Lama

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.

THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT OUR VOLUNTEER POST AT RHR!

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About Ruff House Rescue

Location:

Commercial, Oceanside, NY 11572, US

Mission Statement

Ruff House Rescue's (RHR) 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.

Description

WE GO BIG, SO THEY GO HOME.

Going BIG means that our fosters and volunteers always show up in a big way and are incredibly hands-on, passionate, and dedicated, whether they are volunteering remotely, at our kennel, or at our adoption events.

Ruff House Rescue is the largest 501 (c)(3) non-profit rescue on the South Shore of Long Island. Our mission is to seek out under-served shelters and communities where we can make the biggest lifesaving impact. Our goal is to create a world where the kind and rewarding experience of adoption is the standard. We do this through tireless passion, commitment, and advocacy.

We are a foster-based network of animal lovers who seek to save as many lives as possible, as fast as we can. As a largely volunteer-based organization, we depend on the generosity of our Ruff House family to do this life changing work.

No animal is euthanized.

Mailing Address: PO Box 365, Oceanside, NY 11572

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

RHR's Rescue LocationIsland Park, NY 11558

(40.60427,-73.65541)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation
  • Delivery
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21

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