Boston: If you love animals and want to help Veterans, be a Veteran Outreach Coordinator with us
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Pets for Vets is a national nonprofit with chapters nationwide. The established Boston Area Chapter needs a Veteran Outreach Coordinator. We are seeking someone with volunteer management experience to continue the mission of Pets for Vets in the Boston area.
Establishing relationships with local Veteran organizations.
Assisting and supporting the chapter director; communicating with trainers and volunteers.
Participating in local TV and radio interviews.
Promoting Pets for Vets within the Boston community.
Attending Veterans Day events and other events as needed.
Responding to email and telephone inquiries.
About Pets for Vets, Inc.
P. O. Box 10860, Wilmington, NC 28404, US
Pets for Vets is dedicated to providing a second chance for shelter pets by resucing, training and pairing them with America's veterans who could benefit from having an emotional support companion animal.
Pets for Vets selects shelter animals for each veteran to match his or her personality. Professional animal trainers rehabilitate the shelter dogs using positive reinforcement and teach the dogs good manners to fit into the veteran's lifestyle. Training can include desensitization to wheel chairs or crutches and recognizing and reacting to panic or anxiety disorder behaviors. Each pet will be spayed or neutered, healthy, up to date on vaccinations and micro-chipped. Each veteran-pet mach is provided with all of the necessary equipment to start their new life together. This program is provided at no cost to the veteran.
We'll work with your schedule.
Boston AreaBoston Area, MA 02494
- People Skills
- Group Facilitation
- Administrative Support
- Community Outreach
- Background Check
- Must be at least 25
- Orientation or Training