Marketing | PR | Fundraising Team -- Experienced! Virtual


Cause Areas


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


NYC/Long Island RegionNew York, NY 10278


Are you experienced in Marketing, PR, and/or Fundraising? We would like volunteers who are willing to use their expertise to help spread the word about Ruff House Rescue in Freeport, New York. If you are a passionate professional willing to volunteer your time and energy to help in the mission of Ruff House Rescue, a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to the rescue of homeless dogs and cats -- we are looking for you!

We are seeking help with increasing our numbers in media outreach to help secure donations for pet food and enrichment toys, medical care, cleaning supplies, mini-van specifically fitted to transport animals, training, and develop new programs to aid in our mission. And hopefully (eventually) a building to house our pups/kitties!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Set clear objectives through a social media plan focusing on awareness, donor promotion and retention, and site traffic
  • Secure media exposure (newspapers, TV, online) which will help us to get our animals adopted and secure potential new donors
  • Maintain compelling and consistent branding across all social channels
  • Increase likes, improve engagement and generate leads
  • Create, curate, and manage published content (images, video and written)
  • Develop and expand community and/or outreach efforts

Length of term:

Six month minimum commitment.

There is no minimum amount of time required, only what you are able to volunteer.


  • Minimum of two years experience in Marketing, PR, and/or Fundraising
  • Bachelor Degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn
  • Think outside of the box
  • Strong work ethics
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional writing, editing, organizational and management skills
  • Demonstrate creativity and passion

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 24 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


  • 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".



See our "Junior Volunteer" positions


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.


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.


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.



  • Advertising
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 24

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