Doggy Day Out Coordinator

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Pets In Need Palo Alto

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Doggy Day Out is a field trip program in which our currently registered volunteers can "check-out" a dog for a few hours in the morning and go on a field trip to their house, to the park, on a hike, etc.

We will now be expanding the program by opening it to the public three days out of the week. On Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, anybody can sign-up to take a dog on a field trip.

In order to open this program to the public, we need the help of one to three volunteer Doggy Day Out Coordinators.


9:00am - 9:30am

  • Check-in participants
  • Explain field trip guidelines
  • Match-make dogs and participants
  • Help to harness and leash dogs and hand off to participants

9:30am - 11:30am (optional)

  • Take a dog on a field trip

11:30am - 12:00pm (optional)

  • Check participants back in
  • Help return dogs to their kennels

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Must be 16-years-old or older.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Able to handle and harness dogs of various sizes and temperaments.
  • Has worked with and been directly responsible for care of dogs.
  • Comfortable interviewing people about their animal experience.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Organized and detail oriented.

More opportunities with Pets In Need Palo Alto

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.


We'll work with your schedule.


3281 E Bayshore RdPalo Alto, CA 94303



  • Program Management
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Community Outreach




  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 minutes/week minimum.

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