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AHNow's demonstrable history of growth.

Having marked 10 years as the county's premier wildlife 911 app, Animal Help Now (AHNow) is positioning itself for the decade ahead.

The wildlife emergency and conflict landscapes are rife with opportunity for innovative and collaborative initiatives that can save countless lives, reduce untold amounts of suffering, and restore to humans their promise of truly coexisting with wildlife and moving gently and lovingly through our days.
Such opportunities are well within reach. A sampling:

  • Work with wildlife agencies to support their "non-consumptive" constituencies and specifically to embrace (rather than tolerate) wildlife rehabilitation.
  • Develop wildlife ambulance services and transportation networks in key areas of the country.
  • Foster collaboration among wildlife hotlines to share best practices and critical resources.
  • Work with social media platforms such as Nextdoor.com to raise public awareness of AHNow's services and educate the public on how to be better neighbors to wildlife.
AHNow is populating both its board of directors and its new steering committee with individuals who can help the organization realize its potential as a key player in advancing the state of wildlife emergency and wildlife conflict response, as well as in raising public awareness on how to mitigate threats to wildlife.

Board and committee candidates will have extensive experience with one or more of the following: technology, fundraising, wildlife rehabilitation, humane wildlife management, social media, education, program evaluation, and the like.

This video is slightly outdated but still should help provide some context for this initiative. www.AHNow.org/Grow

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About Animal Help Now

Location:

2525 ARAPAHOE, E4-705, BOULDER, CO 80302, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Animal Help Now provides the best wildlife 911 app and helps humans be better neighbors to wildlife.

Description

AHNow is the world's leading wildlife 911 app. AHNow assists with tens of thousands of wildlife emergencies across the United States each year, helping compassionate people who encounter wildlife in need - a bird who has struck a window, an orphaned litter of bunnies, a deer struck by a vehicle, a beached dolphin, etc. - find immediate and effective assistance.

AHNow also assists people who need help with a wildlife conflict (skunks under the porch, birds in the attic, etc.).

Animal Help Now educates the public on how to mitigate threats to wildlife and all animals.

Animal Help Now is a volunteer-driven organization. Our volunteers - including most of our tech team members - combined devote more than 200 hours per month. AHNow gives first priority to its volunteers when hiring paid positions.

Animal Help Now offers equal opportunities and embraces diversity by characteristics including race/ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation and ability.

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Board Development
Computers & Technology

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This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of 2 hours per week. One-year commitment, revisited after a 3-month "trial" period.
  • Commitment to Animal Help Now's mission to provide the best wildlife 911 app and help humans be better neighbors to wildlife.

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