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ORGANIZATION: Canine Companions for Independence, Northwest Region

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The Jean and Charles Schulz Campus of Canine Companions is looking for volunteers to help maintain our beautiful campus in Santa Rosa. We are looking for people interested in helping our facilities staff member with a wide range of ongoing maintenance tasks and special projects.

Ongoing needs include general landscaping such as weeding and mulching; beautification including cobwebbing windows/overhead walkways, and gleaning fruit dropped from trees

Special projects include kennel maintenance and repair, sanding and sealing benches, and touch up painting.

We are open Monday through Friday between 8am-5pm, but may be able to schedule weekend opportunities depending on volunteer ability.

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About Canine Companions for Independence, Northwest Region

Location:

2965 Dutton Avenue, P.O. Box 446, Santa Rosa, CA 95402, US

Mission Statement

Canine Companions 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

Description

Canine Companions 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, People with Disabilities, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2965 Dutton AveSanta Rosa, CA 95407

(38.40631,-122.7242)
 

SKILLS

  • Facilities Management
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Home Repair

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Timing is flexible during the week and depending on demand may be able to accommodate weekend schedules.

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