38 people are interested
Volunteer Dog Transport Driver
ORGANIZATION: Muddy Paws Rescue
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38 people are interested
*Opportunities available Monday - Friday and weekends.
Time Commitment: 1 - 3 hours per week
Description: Our dogs need help getting from their shelter of origin to their new foster home, vet appointments, training sessions, or adoption events. The Volunteer Dog Transport Driver position is perfect for any dog-loving human in/near the five boroughs with access to their own vehicle who wants to donate a little of their time and driving skills to make a tremendous difference in animal welfare.
- Ensure each dog travels comfortably and safely and arrives on time to their destination.
- Maintain communication with MPR staff and foster parents for assigned trips.
- When representing MPR, volunteers are asked to embody our core values of being positive, welcoming, responsive, and supportive.
- Submit availability weekly to MPR staff.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Access to own vehicle.
- Has a valid driver's license.
- Proof of annual inspection, registration, and insurance policy as needed.
- Maintain regular vehicle maintenance to ensure the safety of yourself and the dogs.
- Must love dogs!
- Transport a dog from our partner shelters in NYC to their new foster home.
- Transport a dog from their foster home to their vet appointment.
- Transport a dog to a weekend adoption event or weekday adoption meeting.
- Transport a dog to our partner trainers in the Tri-state area.
- Meet our transport crew in New Jersey or Pennsylvania to welcome our incoming dogs and help transport them to our new Hell's Kitchen headquarters.
About Muddy Paws Rescue
821 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019, US
The mission of Muddy Paws Rescue is to build and support a thriving community of dog-loving humans dedicated to ending the unnecessary euthanasia of companion dogs. We do this through shared learning and education, direct lifesaving, and continuous innovation.
At Muddy Paws Rescue, we strive to be positive, welcoming, supportive, and responsive. We believe in rescue done right and commit our volunteers, fosters, adopters, and supporters to be thorough, reasonable, and responsible in every way. We are a network of foster homes and rescues, aim to place 1,000 dogs in their forever homes per year.
Multiple locations New York, NY 10019
October 17, 2023
- Animal Care / Handling
- Community Outreach
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- 1 - 3 hours per week
- Access to own vehicle Proof of annual inspection, registration, and insurance policy as needed Maintain regular vehicle maintenance to ensure the safety of yourself and the dogs