Our mission is to rescue abandoned, homeless, abused, neglected, and otherwise unwanted dogs, cats and small companion animals, with the ultimate goal of finding each one a stable and loving forever home. We specialize in providing care for animals with medical needs and behavioral issues and transitioning them thoughtfully and safely into adoptive homes.
Twin Cities Pet Rescue (TCPR) is a nonprofit organization that depends on its core group of volunteers to promote and achieve our mission and make it possible to carry out our day-to-day operations. The Pack Walk Coordinator will oversee our Pack Walk Program and help us educate pack walk participants about proper socialization, training, and exercise in a safe and fun environment! This is an exciting, new opportunity with TCPR which allows us to share our mission with the community!
Position : Pack Walk Coordinator
Purpose : TCPR values the role of training in developing positive relationships between people and animals, which includes positive education on appropriate dog-dog interactions, training, enrichment, and exercise. TCPR hosts twice monthly Pack Walks for fosters, adopters, and the public to ensure appropriate behavioral participation for dogs and their handlers in a safe, positive environment. The Pack Walk Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating, promoting and facilitating monthly pack walks.
To apply, please fill out our application here: https://www.twincitiespetrescue.org/volunteer/volunteer-application/
You will work cooperatively with the TCPR Dog Team to schedule monthly pack walks at a variety of locations in the Twin Cities metro area. You will assist in the promotion of events to ensure participation by the TCPR community and its supporters and monitor participant registration accordingly. We request that you attend at least one pack walk per month as an Event Lead to oversee safe and responsible participation. You will be a representative of TCPR and should positively promote TCPR in the community by sharing our mission.
The Pack Walk Coordinator must be 18 years of age or older and have reliable transportation. Dog training knowledge based on positive reinforcement is preferred.
- Scheduling is flexible and approximately half of the role can be completed remotely, estimated planning time is 1-2 hours per walk.
- Typical Pack Walks are scheduled for 1.5 hour time slots and are hosted twice monthly during the spring, summer, and fall. We expect the Pack Walk Coordinator to be available to facilitate at least one walk per month as an Event Lead.
- Event Management
- Animal Care / Handling
- Event Planning / Management
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