2020 Canine Companions DogFest DFW Participant Recruitment Chair/Co-Chair

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Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest DFW

Do you enjoy dogs? Do you enjoy fun festivals? Help us put dogs and festivals together and volunteer to coordinate an awesome event!

Canine Companions for Independence is looking for fun-loving volunteers to help organize a fun dog festival next year.


  • Work closely with the publicity chair, sponsorship chair and registration chair in soliciting and encouraging the creation of teams and the registration of individual fundraisers.
  • Reach out to different sectors, including Canine Companions volunteers, sponsors and the local community, and encourage them to not only participate in DogFest, but to ask their friends, family and colleagues to register and join them on a team. Headquarters will send encouraging emails to Team Captains at various pre-determined times leading up to the event. Additional emails will be sent to all registrants, whether on a team or not.

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About Canine Companions for Independence


7710 Las Colinas Ridge, Irving, TX 75063, US

Mission Statement

Canine Companions for Independence provides highly trained assistance dogs to children and adults with disabilities. Canine Companions has training centers across the country and boasts 1,900 active graduate teams nationwide. Canine Companions has placed 5,000 teams since the organization’s inception in 1975.


Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. Headquartered in Santa Rosa, CA, Canine Companions is the largest non-profit provider of assistance dogs, and is recognized worldwide for the excellence of its dogs, and the quality and longevity of the matches it makes between dogs and people. The result is a life full of increased independence and loving companionship.


Mon Mar 02, 2020 - Fri Oct 30, 2020


7710 Las Colinas RidgeIrving, TX 75063



  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building




  • Estimated 10 hours/week during planning stages; 5 hours/week in final month before DogFest.

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