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Home Foster Care - Guiding Eyes for the Blind - Yorktown Heights, NY / Surrounding Communities

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Guiding Eyes for the Blind
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Yorktown Heights, NY
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Published 1 month ago

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is looking for families or individuals who would welcome one of our exceptional dogs into their homes and provide a safe and loving environment. As a HOME FOSTER, you will drop off the dog you are caring for at the Yorktown Training School each Monday through Friday. The dog will spend their day training with their Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) and be available for pick up to return to your home each evening.  The dog will remain with you on weekends. Veterinary care, dog food and supplies will be provided. 

HOME FOSTER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • be able to transport the dog to the Yorktown campus, Monday through Friday during the hours of 6:30AM – 8:30AM.
  • be able to pick up the dog at the Yorktown campus, Monday through Friday during the hours of 4:30PM – 6:30PM.
  • provide a safe and loving environment evenings and weekends.
  • be able to commit to a period of four months
  • be physically capable of handling a 50-70 lb. dog
  • be able to provide proof of updated vaccines for any dogs in your household.
  • keep the dog leashed at all times when outside.
  • attend a 2 hour training session.


Guiding Eyes for the Blind is looking for families or individuals who would welcome one of our exceptional dogs into their homes and provide a safe and loving environment. As a HOME FOSTER, you will drop off the dog you are caring for at the…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    April 8, 2021
    3:00 PM EDT
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Yorktown Heights, NY
Associated Location

Guiding Eyes for the Blind

611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, United States

How to Apply

please email emitchell@guidingeyes.org

or go to website search Home Foster Care

please email emitchell@guidingeyes.org

or go to website search Home Foster Care

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