2024 Current Volunteer Roles Needed:
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you think any of these would be a good fit for you. TGLBR thanks you and we look forward to working with you!
Intake--Assist in bringing dogs into rescue including finding a foster home, obtaining vetting records and owner surrender form.
Application Processing--Screen applications, complete reference and vet checks, assist in coordinating call with foster/potential adoptee, and assign to home visit team.
Fundraising--Online donations (via PayPal, Venmo,TAGG, etc), online campaigns for community events (i.e. Do Good Days, #Giving Tuesday), soliciting donations of money/product within the community, or grant writing/procurement.
Marketing--Social media, within the community, webpage.
Vetting--Coordination of vet appointments after assessment of current records, accurate management of records including updating microchips, distribution to adopters.
Events--Coordinate/arrange events within the community to promote The Good Life Bulldog Rescue including meet and greets and working with the fundraising team. Coordinate event setup/teardown, raffles, special promotions as needed.
Volunteer Onboarding/Processing--Screen applications, complete reference as needed, provide introductory information, introduce on volunteer page and in foster chat as appropriate, and act as a "buddy" to new volunteers.
Home Visits--Complete home visit as part of the adoption process. Assess for safety hazards, confirm/deny family is a good match, provide education regarding introducing rescue dogs into the home (timidness, housebreaking, hiding, resource guarding, etc).
Adoptions--Complete the actual adoption ceremony including executing contract, receiving adoption fee, obtaining new family photo, and posting to Facebook/removing from webpage.
Animal Introduction/Behavioral--Assist in successful introduction of resident dog(s) to potential foster/adoptee at a neutral spot and then in home environment as needed. Act as a resource for fosters and adopters with behavioral concerns.
Education--Monthly education regarding common foster issues (home visits, training, housebreaking, resource guarding, etc).
Transport--Assist in transporting dogs to meet and greets when foster is unavailable or on a leg of transport for dog coming into rescue.
Temporary Babysitting--Provide temporary foster when a family is going out of town.
Community Involvement--Coordinate with businesses and groups within the community to provide support for TGLBR events/animals. Also includes networking to secure businesses willing to assist in grooming, self-wash, treat, equipment and food donations.
Supply Storage--Allow storage of kennels, food, treats, etc and assist in getting to those in need.
Item/Service Donations--Do you have a good contact at a local business who may want to work with TGLBR on an event? Have a crafty friend who may want to donate to a fundraiser?
Volunteer opportunities within the organization are nearly limitless. Below, please find an overview of opportunities currently available. If you have a skill or talent you would like to utilize, we will find an ideal home for you!