The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Dog volunteers provide walks to our adoptable dogs!
Ensure every canine resident who is able to go on a walk gets to go on a walk and enjoy the fresh air!
If all dogs are walked, assist with cleaning kennels and other shelter duties as needed.
Comfortable handling dogs of all ages, sizes, and temperaments.
Able to follow handling and sanitation protocols
Able to read kennel cards
Able to follow written and verbal instructions
Able work independently
Training: Volunteer Orientation, Shelter Essentials, Dog Behavior and Walking Class Commitment: 1 shift per week for 6+ months
How to get started: Please visit the volunteer page to download a volunteer application and sign up for a volunteer orientation: http://www.ci.antioch.ca.us/CityGov/Police/AntiochAnimalSvcs/volunteering.htm