Transportation for Our Pups -- Short Term


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When

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

Where

RHR's Rescue LocationFreeport, NY 11520
Transportation Needed

About

Give us a few hours and we will give you a lotta love back from our rescue dogs! Transport needed for our pups getting their Freedom Ride from the Vince Lombardi Service Station in northern NJ to Freeport, NY (Ruff House Rescue) on Long Island! We provide the van, travel crates, and EZ Pass! Unless you have a minivan that you will allow to be used for transport -- that would be great! If you are only able to do LOCAL transport around the Freeport, NY area please let us know too!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide Freedom Ride transport from the Vince Lombardi Service Station to our rescue facility in Freeport, New York. STARTS: Vince Lombardi Service Station, 116E NJ Tpke, Ridgefield, NJ 07657. ENDS: Freeport, New York (Long Island, near Hempstead).

Length of term:

There is a 2-3 hours time required per Freedom Ride. Pick up from the Service Station is usually on Saturdays around 11:45 AM.

Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethics
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Be able to handle dogs of varying sizes/weights
  • 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 (takes less than 2 minutes) on our website -- click on the blue "Ruff House Rescue" link in the upper left hand corner to get our website address.
  2. Please click on the red button "I want to help!" on the upper left hand corner of the page and
  3. Include in your comments:
    • Total # of Hours you can volunteer per week
    • If you are at least 21 years old
    • Yes/No if you completed our on-line application
    • Any questions
  4. If you do not get a response from us within 3-4 days please outreach to us at ruffhouserescue@gmail.com.

MORE INFORMATION:

  • RHR’s website - In the upper left hand corner of this page click on the blue "Ruff House Rescue" link. Click on the "More Information" tab and the website address is located to the right under "Website".

OTHER INFORMATION:

UNDER AGE REQUIREMENT:

See our "Junior Volunteer" positions

COMMUNITY HOURS:

Letter ONLY provided for some In-person Opportunities BUT if you do a "drive" for Kennel Supplies, Start a "RHR Dog Rescue Club" and help our mission (with Baked Goods Sales, Monies/Pennies for RHR Fundraiser, or Wear Jeans or PJs for A Day) 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" volunteer opportunities where your time and distance exercised is recorded on the cell phone application.

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). Click on "Volunteer Opportunities" tab.

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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.

THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AT OUR VOLUNTEER POST AT RHR!

Skills

  • Transportation
  • Delivery

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

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

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