2020 Canine Companions DogFest DFW Logistics Chair/Co-Chair

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Canine Companions for Independence

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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.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Logistics committee secures logistical needs prior to event day. This position is most active in the weeks leading up to the event and is intensive on event day.
  • If you try to do it all yourself, you will probably be stressed out on event day. If you recruit a Logistics subcommittee and delegate to them, each person can be in charge of one area, enabling the chair to have fun at DogFest.
  • Work with the staff partner, DogFest chair and vice chair - operations (if applicable) to identify and secure venue and work with necessary parties to ensure permitting and other logistical elements are met. Note: Only Canine Companions staff can sign contracts, rental agreements and similar documentation and may do so after review by the in-house paralegal.
  • Secure DogFest logistics (stage, sound system, port-o-potties, tents, tables, chairs, banner hanging, accessibility, etc.). Only Canine Companions staff can sign a rental agreement.
  • Recruit a Logistics committee to help with different elements on event day.
  • Recruit a Parking Chief to recruit and oversee a crew to assist with parking at DogFest.
  • Recruit a Security Chief to oversee crew that is in charge of security at DogFest.
  • Recruit a Chief to recruit and oversee a crew that is in charge of set-up and clean-up before and after DogFest.
  • Create a map/layout of DogFest so everyone knows where each element will take place
  • (placement of port-o-potties, stage, starting area, etc.).
  • Serve as the point person on event day for anything logistical, including signage at DogFest.
  • Hang sponsor banners at DogFest.
  • Work with volunteer recruitment chair to recruit groups of people to help with above mentioned functions.

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About Canine Companions for Independence

Location:

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.

Description

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.

Animals
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7710 Las Colinas RidgeIrving, TX 75063

(32.9101,-96.95306)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Estimated 2 hours per month leading up to event; 4 hours per week in the month leading up to the event. Busy on event day.

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