During these uncertain times, how can we help?
See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of both COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Do you enjoy dogs? Do you enjoy fun festivals? Help us put dogs and festivals together and volunteer to coordinate an awesome event in Sacramento's restaurant district!
This year we are partnering with Midtown Sacramento's Halloween Festival & Pooch Parade!! Canine Companions for Independence is looking for fun-loving volunteers to help organize this Halloween themed dog festival this fall on Saturday, October 24, 2020.
There are many opportunities to use your skills and talents including:
This is staff supported event, so please know that including your fellow organizers, this event is staff supported as well!
2965 Dutton Avenue, P.O. Box 446, Santa Rosa, CA 95402, US
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
Canine Companions for Independence provides expertly-trained assistance dogs to children, adults and veterans with disabilities free of charge. Canine Companions assistance dogs perform physical tasks for people with disabilities, including picking up dropped items and delivering them to their handler, turning on and off lights, opening and closing doors and drawers, and other tasks to increase their handlers independence. Canine Companions also trains hearing dogs to alert people who are deaf or hard of hearing to important sounds in their environment. Canine Companions relies on the support of thousands of volunteers across the country.
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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Marshall Park915 27th StSacramento, CA 95816
April 28, 2020