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Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator

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Paws for Life Rescue and Adoption

  • 17 people are interested
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In this volunteer role, you would assist with reviewing incoming applications from and following up with volunteer candidates by phone and email. We’re also looking for individuals who can help network and grow our volunteer base so that we can save more lives and find forever homes for homeless pets in southeastern Michigan. If you are an outgoing people person who loves pets, this is for you!

The team has full flexibility to recruit new volunteers in new and creative ways. Post open volunteer opportunities on sites such as VolunteerMatch, reach out to senior centers, find free ways to bring new people in and get them involved in making a difference.

Interested candidates are also encouraged to check out our website and complete our formal application at https://www.pawsforliferescue.org/volunteer

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About Paws for Life Rescue and Adoption


MAILING ADDRESS:, 318 John R Rd. #244, Troy, MI 48083, US

Mission Statement

Paws for Life's mission is to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves; to rescue and rehome abandoned pets, matching animals and families to find the right fit for everyone and promising to exhaust all efforts to place adoptable pets in lifelong, loving homes; to promote humane education, spay/neuter initiatives and respect for all living things; to prevent and report cruelty to animals; to participate in disaster animal response; to improve the lives of animals and end the suffering created by puppy mills, animal fighters and backyard breeders; and to be a driving force, leader and champion for animal welfare in Michigan.


Paws for Life Rescue and Adoption (PFL) is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt, not-for-profit animal welfare organization run by a group of hard-working, dedicated volunteers. PFL is an Adoption Guarantee organization that rescues homeless, neglected, abused and abandoned dogs, cats, puppies and kittens from overflowing shelters. PFL does not believe that time or money are acceptable reasons to end a life. PFL uses a network of loving foster care homes where animals stay until their forever homes are found. PFL's goal is to find the best homes possible for the homeless pets in our care. PFL operates under the philosophy of do no harm.

The organization focuses on humane legislation and education initiatives to permanently improve the lives, safety and future of companion animals in Michigan and surrounding areas. PFL has no paid staff and receives no government support. Every penny donated goes directly to the animals in our care, paying vet bills and purchasing needed supplies.

In addition to rescue, PFL devotes resources to numerous local and national humane campaigns, such as End Dogfighting, Community Cat TNR and Eliminating Puppy Mills, as well as participation in community and national Disaster Animal Response Teams.



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 hours per week

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