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.
You can help rescue dogs right from your desk - virtual dog rescue volunteers NEEDED. Don't have time to volunteer at an event? Can't foster a dog in your mother-in-law's house? How about helping out by posting ads on Craigslist or writing an engaging and entertaining biography!
Posting information about our adoptable rescue dogs on Craigslist ads gets one in five dogs adopted, and they sure appreciate the help. Operation Paws for Homes rescues and adopts 1,500 dogs each year and 300 found homes because people like you post prewritten ads on Craigslist for them - all cut and paste. Super simple. Or if you are feeling more creative, try your hand at writing our fantastic dogs profile!
Hundreds of people see OPH Rescue ads and click through to the website, perhaps to apply for the dog advertised, or to check out the other pups. Regardless - this bring them to OPH Rescue and connects them with deserving dogs. Would you love to be a link in the chain?
We are looking for additional team members who would be willing to devote at least 20 minutes a week to posting ads on Craigslist. You would be working with other experienced and supportive team members to help get the dogs and events out there. Most of you know that posting an ad on Craigslist is pretty simple. And once your account is established, it's so easy to just click "renew", to post again.