LOOKING FOR A GREAT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY?

Crossroads K9 Rescue is looking for dedicated volunteers, just like you, to assist us with our program operations! 

We are looking to fill positions on our Board of Directors and a variety of other volunteer positions.  If you are looking for a way to get involved with our program, help dogs in need, and give back to your community, then we'd love to have you join the pack! 

 

Business Development Coordinator

BOARD OF DIRECTORS POSITION

Description

  • Solicit both monetary and in-kind donations for Crossroads K9 Rescue programs and events.

  • Apply for grants and program and event sponsorships

  • Attend public events and promote rescue operations

  • Coordinate fundraisers and revenue generating events

  • Work closely with Director of Marketing to continuously implement new fundraising ideas for Crossroads K9 Rescue and programs

  • Reports to Director of Marketing

Qualifications

  • Outgoing and positive personality

  • Ability to network in the community and gather support for the rescue operations and programs

  • Ability to present yourself professionally at public events

  • Ability to make cold calls and and form new partnerships

  • Ability to present donation / sponsorship opportunities to potential donors

  • Ability to apply for grants both online and in person

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

  • Candidates must have strong writing and verbal communication skills

Number of Openings

1

 

Staffing Coordinator

BOARD OF DIRECTORS POSITION

Description

  • Makes schedule for volunteers for day-to-day operations, events, and as needed

  • Actively looks for and recruits volunteers

  • Ensures all volunteer paperwork is in order and completed correctly

  • Performs background checks on all perspective volunteers

  • Logs and reports volunteer hours to the Board

  • Reports to Director of Training

Qualifications

  • Ability to work with volunteers and coordinate schedules that fulfill the needs of the rescue

  • Ability to network in the community and attract volunteers

  • Able to manage and organize volunteers to maintain the facility as well as staffing events for the Marketing team

  • Able to perform basic background checks using public access means or contract 3rd party investigators to perform checks on potential volunteers

  • Able to properly fill out documents and store information digitally

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

  • Candidates must have strong writing and verbal communication skills

Number of Openings

1

 

Dog Walking/Exercise Volunteer

Description

  • Takes rescue dogs out of the facility on the appropriate lead for walks or other exercise activities

  • Takes rescue dogs to public areas to build the dogs confidence

  • Interacts with dogs in a positive manner to build trust and training skills

Qualifications

  • Must be able to handle large breed dogs

  • Must be responsible in a public setting with the dogs

  • Must be available on a regular basis

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

Number of Openings

Multiple

 

Foster Volunteer

Description

  • Houses rescue dogs in their home

  • Works with rescue dogs to integrate them into a home setting

  • Works with potty training, indoor manners, and continues basic command work

Qualifications

  • Must own your home or have written permission from the home owner in order to foster

  • Must have some experience working with or living with dogs

  • Must provide a safe environment in accordance with the rescue policies

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

 

Number of Openings

Multiple

Housekeeping Volunteer

Description

  • Assist in the day to day cleaning and sanitizing of the kennel facility

  • Remove waste and trash in accordance with the rescue policies

  • Maintain a clean and organized facility during your scheduled volunteer shift

Qualifications

  • Some knowledge of house cleaning

  • Ability to safely use chemical cleaners and personal protective equipment

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

Number of Openings

Multiple

 
 

Event Coordinator

Description

  • Manages the total life cycle of fundraising events for Crossroads K9 Rescue and associated programs

  • Networks with community members to promote the work of the rescue and events

  • Works closely with other volunteers, contractors, and other people involved in events

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be personable and outgoing

  • Able to prioritize tasks and delegate accordingly to accomplish the goal

  • Able to commit the time needed to execute a successful event

  • Must be able to follow and give written and verbal instructions

  • Must be organized and professional

  • Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

 

Number of Openings

Multiple

 

Social Media Coordinator

Description

  • Manages the rescue Facebook and Instagram accounts

  • Uses knowledge of social media to network, promote events, and attract potential adopters

  • Keeps a strong social media presence in the community

  • Manages ad campaigns 

  • Promotes events and fundraisers on various online platforms, Facebook groups and more to generate interest

Qualifications

  • Able to continuously come up with new and exciting was to promote the rescue on social media

  • Strong knowledge of Facebook and Instagram applications

  • Must have strong writing skills

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

 

Number of Openings

Multiple

 

Donations Coordinator 

Description

  • Actively solicits potential donors for the rescue 

  • Maintains good relationships with current donors

  • Sends thank-you letters and follow up correspondence to donors

  • Attend public events to network on behalf of the rescue 

Qualifications

  • Positive outgoing attitude

  • Ability to dedicate the time needed to ensure continued donation flow

  • Ability to come up with new and innovative ideas to attract potential donors

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must have strong writing skills 

  • Grant writing experience preferred, but not required

  • Must have a positive attitude about a growing non-profit organization

 

Number of Openings

Multiple

 

Canine Socialization Volunteer 

Description

  • Interact with dogs of all ages to socialize them to home and family life

  • This may include playing, petting, praise and positive interaction with animals that may have come from backgrounds of abuse and neglect

  • Build trusting, loving relationships with animals who may never have experienced kindness or love

Qualifications

  • Must have a positive outgoing attitude

  • Must be patient when working with dogs that are shy or afraid

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must have an understanding of canine body language or be willing to learn

  • Must be willing to interact in a safe, calm manner with dogs of all backgrounds and ages

Number of Openings

Multiple

INFO

Department of Agriculture

State License No.: 477062

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