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Are you looking for something more than a weekend volunteer gig every few weeks?  Check out some of our most needed positions and become a more integral part of The Rescued Dog!  Please fill out a Volunteer Application if you’re interested in any of the positions listed below:

Grant Writer

The Grant Writer is responsible for:

  • Research existing and possible new grant opportunities for TRD
  • Understanding TRD goals and objectives to match with potential grantor
  • Keep calendar due dates and list of requirements for grants and follow up with reports/info
  • Keep in contact with board monthly or bi-monthly with reports/info/status of grant applications

Adoption Coordinator

The role of Adoption Coordinator works toward the adoption of TRD dogs.
  • Screens incoming adoption applications and speaks with potential adopters via email/phone
  • Coordinates and is available for meet ups with potential adopters and dogs
  • Finalizes adoption paperwork with families
  • Explains organization’s policies and procedures to potential adopters and public
*This role requires excellent communication skills and organizational/management skills*
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Profile Writer

A Profile Writer is responsible for:

  • Write dog bios for website and weekly TV showings
  • Strong, creative writing skills required

Blog Writer

A Blog Writer is responsible for:

  • Strong writers to research and write on various topics regarding dogs and rescue
  • Occasionally asked to write for social media or other arenas for TRD
  • Strong writing skills and desire to offer ideas/concepts to blog topics

Community Outreach Lead/Donations Coordinator

The Community Outreach Lead is responsible for:

  • Establishing relationships with local vendors, including businesses at which we host events or donation bins
  • Coordinating collection of donations from businesses and private donors
  • Coordinating public appearances, including dog rescue television spots (ie, with CW)


Events Coordinator

The Events Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Identifying opportunities for events, including adoption events, fundraising events, and community outreach
  • Bringing event ideas and concepts to the Board for vetting
  • Maintaining a calendar of events
  • Spearheading event coordination, including funding, staffing, donations for raffles, etc.
  • Working with Volunteer Coordinator to staff events
  • Working with Marketing Lead and Social Media Liaison to promote events
  • Working with Treasurer to budget for events, as needed

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