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Transport Driver

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ORGANIZATION: Ruff Start Rescue

  • 3 people are interested

Summary: Transport Drivers are individuals who help give rides to our foster animals. These rides are most often from the foster homes to the Ruff Start office in Princeton (or back) on surgery days, but can also be to partner vet clinics or to pick up a new intake or deliver an animal to a foster or adoptive home. These volunteers will use their own vehicle to transport animals in crates. When a request for a ride is submitted, our Transport Coordinators will send out an email to volunteers asking for someone to help with the ride. Once a volunteer steps up, the Transport Coordinator will send an email connecting the Transport Driver and the foster, who then coordinate a drop off/pick up time and location.

Time Commitment: Transport Drivers may do as many or as few rides as their availability allows.

Location: Varies

Reports to: Volunteer Manager


  • Connect with foster to arrange drop off/pick up time and location
  • Safely and securely transport animal(s) to their destination
  • Inform foster and/or RSR representative of any pertinent information that may have happened during the ride


  • Must be 18+
  • Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Reliable access to the internet
  • Ability to work courteously and cooperatively with all members of RSR and the public
  • Good communication skills via email, text, and phone
  • Familiarity with animals and knowledge of animal behavior

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About Ruff Start Rescue


12526 319th Ave, Princeton, MN 55371, US

Mission Statement

Ruff Start Rescue is dedicated to saving animals whose lives are at risk. We also educate the community about the importance of animal rescue and responsibility. www.facebook.com/ruffstart


Who We Are & How We Do It

We are a foster based animal rescue based out of Central MN. We are a No-Kill dog and cat rescue organization. We rescue stray, neglected, abandoned, and surrendered dogs and cats as well as ferrets, guinea pigs and rabbits. We all work very hard to place them in new loving homes. We have a facility in Princeton for staff and supplies, but we operate throughout all of central MN. In fact, we have most of our fosters in the twin cities and surrounding areas.

This group could not survive without all of our wonderful volunteers who spend countless hours devoting time to save lives. Most volunteers work full time jobs, have children, their own animals, etc and have a very busy schedule. So if your phone calls or emails are not answered by a live person right away, it’s probably because we are at work and will call you as soon as we can.

More info at: http://www.ruffstartrescue.com/info/index


Animals, Community


We'll work with your schedule.


All Over MinnesotaPrinceton, MN 55371



  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Transportation




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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