Volunteer Positions

As these positions are filled the will be removed! If they are still here please apply

TRANSPORTERS

Help us move dogs to and from the fair on both days.
Saturday
Pick up at Encino at 12:30 (arrive Tailwaggers at 1)
Drop off at Encino at 4:30 (leave Tailwaggers at 4)
Sunday
Pick up at Encino at 1:30 (arrive Petsmart at 2)
Drop off at Encino at 5:30 (leave Petsmart at 5)
Please let us know how many dogs you are willing to transport. Crates provided!

ADOPTION FAIR DATA ENTRY SUPPORT

Help our busy team on weekends while they run adoption fairs. Record any foster changes in our database, send out welcome emails to our new dog caregivers, and help keep our database organize so our adoption team can focus on tour dogs and customers. Saturday or Sunday OR from home, as long as available during fair hours (approx – Saturdays 1-4pm,  Sundays 2-5pm), knowledge of Google spreadsheets required, and good attention to detail!

ADOPTION COORDINATOR VOLUNTEER

Assist with approving and interviewing adoption applicants, data entry, and help our dogs find loving homes!! Training begins in our Encino office during the weekdays, then may transfer to an in-home volunteer position. Flexible hours, preferably daytime-5-10 hrs per week.

TRANSPORT COORDINATOR

This volunteer position is a key role that directly affects the rescuing of dogs, getting them seen at adoption fairs, and to vet appointments on occasion. This is a virtual role that requires attention on a daily basis to keep track of where dogs need to go and when, while reaching out to prospective transporters to arrange pick-ups, drop-offs, and supplies needed, if any. Transport set-up are requested at least 1 or 2 times per week.

VETERINARIAN TRANSPORTERS

We would love a weekly transporters to pick up newly rescued dogs from our headquarters in Encino and take them to a vet visit. This may be for 2-3 dogs at a time, preferably on a weekday during daytime hours.

Corporate Donations Outreach

We are seeing an individual(s) to reach out to corporations on a regular basis to secure sponsorship in way of donated funds or donated goods (if products produced match our needs), and forge regular relations with different corps- local and national.

VOLUNTEER PROFESSIONAL GROOMER

Groomers welcome to come to our Encino headquarters for any dogs recently rescued in need of grooming, or brick and mortar groomers to allow our foster parents to bring our dogs for grooming.

GRANT WRITERS

Previous grant-writing experience preferred. Help us rescue more dogs by writing grants for financial support. This is a crucial part of our organization and to our survival

DOG TRANSFER EMAIL COORDINATOR(S)

This candidate must be available on a regular basis during a day-shift and evening-shift to send transfer instructions of dogs into foster homes or potential adoptive homes. Requires approximately an hour per day collectively.

SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR

A few times a year we welcome larger, corporate groups for pack walks with some adoptable dogs, and we educate them about our foster program and ask them to hand out flyers or take info as sign ups. Corporate groups usually run 8am to 11am and can be scheduled at your convenience.  You will organize some dogs to appear at the walk, as well as 2 or 3 volunteers. Give a short talk about DWB, rescue in LA (euthanasia, etc) and our foster program. Then you will give out materials to the group and guide the on a short pack walk.

You should enjoy hiking, meeting new people, be comfortable talking to groups and organized!

ADOPTION FAIR LEAD – ONE SATURDAY PER MONTH AT TAILWAGGERS

This volunteer position is open for anyone who already has adoption fair experience willing to learn the ropes of how to approve, & process applications, and how to finalize adoptions. Ideally we would like to train 2-3 candidates in order to alternate dates and ask for a commitment of one Saturday per month.

DOG WALKERS- Encino

Daily dog walkers welcome to provide our dogs much needed exercise. An exercised dog, is a happy dog (that goes for humans too!). General walking times are approximately 10am and 7pm, depending on winter or summer hours for approximately an hour.

DOG COMPANION: BOBBY NEEDS A BIG HUMAN BROTHER (OR COUPLE)!

One of our long-term residents, Bobby, is hoping for a volunteer to come walk, play, and visit with him on a regular basis. He needs someone to come to our boarding location in Encino and get to know him and provide him with one-on-one exercise and attention.

Bobby is an active boy who loves walks and playing with toys. Will you consider becoming Bobby’s best friend? Sign up and make Bobby’s day!

MAILCHIMP FOSTER NEWSLETTER WRITER

Each week we send at least two blasts of dogs needing fosters via Mailchimp. Monday mornings are especially crucial as this is when we pull dogs. The information of newly pulled dogs will arrive around 9am and we hope the email blast can be ready to send out by noon. It’s a pretty easy to use system where you just plug photos and write descriptions of our dogs needing fosters. It takes about 2 hours per week.

OFFICE VOLUNTEER WEEKDAYS

Got some extra time during your afternoons? Become a DWB office volunteer! Hang out with our dogs, file, copy, organize dog supplies, hang out with dogs, meet with foster parents, and more. Approximately 4 hr commitment per week in our Encino headquarters
email info@dogswithoutborders.org to get started.

PRO BONO ATTORNEY

Most of our legal needs are contractual based, personal injury, and the like. If you are willing to provide your services on a case-by-case basis, we would greatly appreciate it and would love to speak to you

Submit your interest here!

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