Dog Play Wednesdays at Gathering Place

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Dog Play Wednesday Volunteers

Dog Play Wednesday Volunteers assist Gathering Place staff during our weekly program Dog Play Wednesdays. Dog Play Wednesdays provide dog owners the opportunity to enjoy Gathering Place with their furry friends. Gathering Place will feature special activities the 4th Wednesday of every month.

"Dog Play Wednesday presented by AARP" begins Wednesday, March 27th! We will allow dogs on all pathways, all day on Wednesdays until the fall. The fourth Wednesday of the month will feature a fun programmed activity for the dogs including Movie Nights, DOGA, Paint your Pup and more. Please keep in mind:

  • Owners must clean up after their dogs.
  • Dogs must remain on leash.
  • Dogs are not allowed in the Williams Lodge, ONEOK Boathouse, or in any play areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):

  • Assist with Dog Area set up and tear down
  • Engage park guests and their dogs to have a good time in the dog area during Dog Play Wednesdays
  • Be able to enforce the rules of the Dog Play Area:
    • Dogs must stay on leash at all time
    • Politely ask aggressive dog/owners to leave area if they are not following rules
    • All dog must be supervised by the owner
    • Only dogs are allowed inside the area no other animals
  • Deals courteously and effectively with the public at all times
  • Responds promptly to guests needs
  • Adheres to all safety regulations and policies and procedures and helps maintain a safe and productive environment for guests, volunteers and staff
  • Reports potentially unsafe conditions including damaged property in a timely manner
  • Responds to emergencies and alarm calls as needed

Skills and Experience:

  • Great with dogs
  • Comfortable with animals
  • Comfortable cleaning up animal mess
  • Requires the ability to interact with guests, officials, and staff on a regular basis
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Basic level written and verbal communication in the English Language
  • Bilingual experience is a plus, but not required

Shift Days and Times

  • 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 pm

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a volunteer to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This position requires substantial standing; moderate walking; no sitting; substantial reaching with hands and arms; no climbing or balancing; substantial stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; substantial talking or hearing; substantial lifting up to 20 pounds; minimal lifting 20 to 60 pounds; no lifting more than 60 pounds.

Environment:

  • The environment characteristics described here are representative of those a volunteer encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This position requires moderate performance in wet or humid conditions; no performance near moving mechanical parts; no performance in high, precarious places; minimal performance with or around fumes or airborne particles; no performance with or near toxic or caustic chemicals; substantial performance in outdoor weather conditions; moderate performance with moderate noise level; moderate performance with loud noise level.

Reports to: Mandy Lopp, Events Specialists, mlopp@gatheringplace.org

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About GATHERING PLACE

Location:

2650 S John Williams Way E, TULSA, OK 74114, US

Mission Statement

Gathering Place is a world class riverfront park designed to welcome all Tulsans to a vibrant and inclusive public space that engages, educates and excites! Our vision is to add to the vitality and growth of Tulsa by enhancing the quality of life for all; to be an economic influencer, by positively impacting the city's civic and fiscal growth plans; and to assist Tulsa in being recognized as a vibrant, inclusive regional destination.

Description

A project of George Kaiser Family Foundation, we are committed to creating a culture that supports the overall mission of equal opportunity for all. We are committed to creating a public gathering space that is a recreational, civic and cultural destination for all walks of life to enjoy, promoting inclusivity in our city. We are committed to enhancing the River Parks system while preserving the area’s natural ambiance and integrating the new space into the greater surrounding area. We are committed to Tulsa, to all who live here and to all who visit, that they may be positively inspired to play, learn, interact, relax and gather together.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2650 S John Williams Way ETulsa, OK 74114

(36.12249,-95.98458)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Single shift times
  • Must complete volunteer application, background check and orientation. https://www.gatheringplace.or

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