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PAWS Volunteer Dog Walkers Needed

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Shanti Project of San Francisco


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PAWS Volunteer Dog Walkers Needed

ABOUT PETS ARE WONDERFUL SUPPORT (PAWS) & BECOMING A DOG WALK VOLUNTEER:

 

Since 1987, PAWS has been helping to keep people and their companion animals together. PAWS believes that no one should have to make the difficult choice of caring for themselves or caring for their beloved pets. We provide an array of free comprehensive support services for pets of seniors and individuals living with disability or illness to help alleviate the burden and fear of not being able to keep or care for their pet. 

 

We rely on the generosity and dedication of volunteers to provide many of the support services offered in the PAWS program. We are in need of more dog walking volunteers! If you are an animal lover and want to help our community care for and stay together with their beloved pets, come join our team of amazing dog walk volunteers!

 

 

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Minimum age of 18 (or accompanied by parent who is trained PAWS volunteer)
  • Physically able to walk assigned dog
  • Relevant experience with dogs
  • Must attend mandatory PAWS training before starting

 

VOLUNTEER DUTIES:

 

  • Minimum of 3 to 6 month commitment
  • Available for regular, weekly dog walk visits to same client, rain or shine 
  • Go to clients home and walk their dog for about 45 minutes to and hour each week
  • Communicate directly with client to plan visits
  • Communicate with staff regarding client and/or pets

 

COVID REQUIREMENTS:

  • Volunteers must be in good health and under the age of 60
  • Volunteers do not enter client’s home
  • Volunteers will social distance - 6 feet apart 
  • Volunteers will wear a mask, gloves, and sanitize frequently 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteerservices@shanti.org

ABOUT PETS ARE WONDERFUL SUPPORT (PAWS) & BECOMING A DOG WALK VOLUNTEER:

 

Since 1987, PAWS has been helping to keep people and their companion animals together. PAWS believes that no one should have to make the difficult choice of caring for…

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San Francisco, CA

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