Projects tagged with "ANIMALS"

Hop in and Care for Rescued Bunnies #1

Rabbit Rescue is a non-profit no-kill rabbit shelter staffed and run entirely by volunteers. Their goals include the rescue, rehabilitation, and placement of abandoned rabbits, as well as public education regarding proper rabbit care and the importance of spay/neuter in battling the escalating overpopulation problem. Volunteers will care for their rescue bunnies by feeding, watering, and exercising them, as well as cleaning their pens, bagging hay, and more. Please dress casually in clothing you won't mind getting dirty since you will be helping take bunnies out for playtime, clean their cages/pens, and bag hay, vegetables and feed. Volunteers must be ages 18 and older. All volunteers must bring a completed volunteer waiver form that you can find at rabbitrescue.com or fill one onsite at their adoption center. For more information and to register please click here: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000fBRyJEAW

https://www.rabbitrescue.com/volunteer.html

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Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horse’s Saturday Volunteer Program

AHEAD with Horses is having a short orientation every Saturday morning at 8:45am in Shadow Hills. Volunteers must be at least 12 to volunteer. If you are under 18, a parent or guardian must accompany you to sign some paperwork. Closed-toe shoes (should be comfortable because there is a lot of walking), a shirt with sleeves (T-shirts are fine; No tank tops) and long pants are required. If you're planning to stay for the entire day (till approx. 2 - 2:30pm) then please bring water and a sack lunch/snack. Other days and times available for volunteering will be given at the orientation. They normally have volunteers assist the instructor with the children and horses, which includes, leading horses and spotting, which is walking alongside the horse to ensure child’s safety and position changes on the horse. Other activities might include: grooming horses, cleaning tack, gardening (raking, weeding, etc.), mailings, etc. Please contact the office if you are interested in these days or check their Facebook page (AHEAD With Horses Inc). If you have any other questions or need directions Please Call 818 - 767 - 6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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Help Take Care of Dogs at the Wags & Walks Adoption Center

The Lead Wags Club Volunteer is responsible for the supporting staff with the care of all dogs at the Wags & Walks adoption center. The Lead Wags Club Volunteer must be willing to work closely with other volunteers, staff and the public. At times when staffing is limited or special assistance is needed, the Lead Wags Club Volunteer may be asked to take on key responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, daily feeding, medicating, walking dogs and cleaning of all animal kennels and shared areas. ​This role requires a person who can remain calm under pressure and effectively multitask, prioritize and communicate. This position is perfect for someone who want hands on dog experience plus enjoy working with people. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3080233.jsp

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Create Joy and Healing with AHEAD with Horses

AHEAD With Horses is a non-profit developmental therapeutic vaulting program for children with all types of disabilities in the Los Angeles area. They have been serving children for over 50 years! They are in need of donations of cement, wheelbarrow, garden hose, rakes, shovels, and other farm items. All of the donations made will go directly towards creating their new facility so that all of the children will be able to benefit from their developmental therapeutic services. AHEAD With Horses also has a amazon wish list where you can find items that they are looking to get donated: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1ED61QPCHAO6F/ref=bnav_topnav_lists_1

https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/ahead-with-horses-forever-home-campaign

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Help Out at the Nature Center Information Desk at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center

Responsibilities include answering questions from visitors (mostly about where the bathroom is and where the trail goes), selling items from the gift shop, answering phone calls and showing visitors around the nature center One-on-one training is provided. Additional opportunities, including leading nature walks, are available for volunteers who complete Docent Training (requires successful completion of the 10 week Docent Training Class, typically offered in the spring). Volunteer shifts are either 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sundays or 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Some weekday shifts may be available. Volunteers must be at least 18 and commit to a minimum of 4 hours/month.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp95281.jsp

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Help Walk & Socialize the Dogs at Ruff Patches

As a volunteer at Ruff Patches, you would be responsible for walking dogs that are being boarded at kennels and handling dogs at adoptions. This includes walking them, handling them around the public, ensuring their safety around the other animals, cleaning up after them, making sure they have access to water, removing and returning them safely from dog pens and making sure they are on their best behavior at all times. Volunteers must be at least 18.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp1266465.jsp

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Help Walk, Feed, and Socialize Dogs with The Real Bark

The Real Bark need volunteers to help with walking, socializing, feeding dogs that are in boarding awaiting to go into a foster or permanent home. This is done every afternoon and takes about 90 minutes to 2 hours. Volunteers must be at least 18. Please go to their website www.therealbark.org and fill out a volunteer application

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp1933648.jsp

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Help Out at Dog Adoption Events with the Real Bark

Mobile Dog Adoptions are held at different locations in the Echo Park, Burbank and Pasadena areas - locations and times vary. Normally held on Saturdays. They need dog savvy people who can help load and transport dogs to and from the event, set up the event and handle dogs during the event - good communications skills a big plus as well dog handling skills but will train the right individuals. Please go to their website www.therealbark.org and fill out a volunteer application

https://www.volunteermatch.org/results/opp_detail.jsp?oppid=1933651

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Help Out at the LHASA Happy Homes Rescue

Lhasa Happy Homes desperately needs volunteers who can help in a variety of ways. From scouting the shelters, to transporting, to doing home checks...to helping at adoption events...and dog walking. If you have some time, love dogs and a big heart, they have a job for you! They are located in West Los Angeles and need help in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles and Orange County. Volunteers must be at least 21.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp78372.jsp

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3191862.jsp

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice: Northridge

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3191862.jsp

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice: West Covina

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3191862.jsp

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Help Care for Pets with Assisted Home Health & Hospice: Woodland Hills

Assisted Home Health & Hospice Foundation is seeking volunteers! Health related issues are a leading cause for individuals being unable to care for their pets. Their program, "Hands to Cuddle, Paws to Love," strives to keep pets and loved ones together until the end. With the help of their volunteers, they assist by providing companionship, dog walking, feeding, cleaning of litter boxes, grooming, veterinary care, and if needed rehoming services. Assisted Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) organization established to provide home health and hospice education to members of the community and financial assistance for qualifying patients. To learn more about volunteering or how to become a foster, and to help change the life of someone big and small, please call (805) 379-3656 or email foundation@assisted1.com.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3191862.jsp

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Walk Dogs with The Little Red Dog, Inc.

The Little Red Dog is a non profit dog rescue and they need volunteers to walk dogs. Walks are typically 20-30 minutes. They have dogs boarded in several locations and some with fosters who need help during the day. They need people who can walk in the morning, during the day and evening, and during the week and on weekends. They provide training. To apply go to https://tlrd.formstack.com/forms/adoption You must be at least 21 and attend their free dog walking clinic to walk dogs. Please wear closed toe shoes.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3150321.jsp

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Help Take Care of Dogs with Wags and Walks

If you're interested in spending time with some of Wags and Walks' adorable adoptable dogs, the Wags Club is the place for you! Located in West LA, near the 405, they now have a cozy space where a few of their adoptable dogs can stay while waiting for their forever home! Since these dogs are not in foster care, they rely on our amazing volunteers to sign up for shifts to take care of them! Whether you can come once a month, once a week, or all the time, they sincerely appreciate those who take time out of their busy lives to walk, feed, and care for all of the dogs. Volunteers must be at least 18. Wags members will give you an orientation to the Wags Club to make sure you feel safe and comfortable during your shift. They also encourage coming in pairs - and what is better than spending time with a friend AND playing with dogs?

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2863913.jsp

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Become an Operations Intern with Wags and Walks

The internship position is responsible for assisting all teams with various tasks and projects during the term of a minimum of 12 weeks. Projects include tasks relevant to the daily operations of the rescue including administrative duties, data management, community outreach, office support and transport coordination. The internship will include opportunities on every team within the rescue including the operations team, the foster team, the volunteer team, the fundraising team and marketing team. Interns will be instrumental in assisting team members with all tasks involved in operating a dog rescue. Volunteers must be at least 18 and commit to a minimum of 8 to 10 hours/week.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3137552.jsp

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Walk Dogs with the Westside German Shepherd Rescue

The Westside German Shepherd Rescue is looking for volunteers who are able to come to the rescue to walk their awesome dogs. Volunteers must be at least 18. Hours are flexible, available daily between 10am and 3pm/

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2192595.jsp

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Help Care for Animals at the Michelson Found Animals Foundation

Volunteer for Michelson Found Animals Foundation, a Los Angeles nonprofit devoted to animal welfare! They are an organization of avid animal lovers who focus their efforts on Decemberreasing the number of homeless pets in shelters. You too can help out at their Lakewood Adopt & Shop! They need volunteers to help care for pets at the store by cleaning kennels, socializing animals, photographing pets, feeding, walking dogs, keeping the facility tidy and so much more. Volunteers also help by working with the public to place adoptable animals into new and loving homes. Weekday and weekday morning volunteers are always greatly appreciated! Volunteers must be at least 13 and commit to 8 hours/month for 3 months (flexible). If you are interested in learning more, please visit their website ( http://www.foundanimals.org/get-involved)

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp669406.jsp

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Become a Docent at the Wildlife Waystation

Wildlife Waystation wants you to become a docent for their guided animal tours! Docents are their most valuable ambassadors to the public when people come to visit. Most tours are offered on Saturdays for groups of approximately 10 persons. However, there are often opportunities for tours during weekday business hours and occasional evenings. Wildlife Waystation also hosts tours for special events monthly. Docents have the special opportunity to inspire guests and share the mission of Wildlife Waystation's work while telling the stories of their animal residents. If you're outgoing and love learning facts about animals, then this is for you! Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and complete orientation.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp417593.jsp

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Have Fun Plogging and Cleaning Debs Park

Join Audubon Center at Debs Park where volunteers will be plogging (running and picking up trash) along a 5-mile stretch along Griffin Ave the Arroyo Seco and in Debs Park. Fun fact: Plogging is a fitness craze from Sweden that is quickly gaining popularity in the US. The term combines the word “jogging” with the Swedish term “plocka upp”, which means to pick up. The run will start and end in Audubon Center courtyard. The specific route with distances of up to 5 miles in length along Griffin Ave through the North Gate entrance will be provided at the start of the run. Trash drop off points will be at all trail intersections and at the Audubon center. Please dress comfortably in running clothes and shoes and bring a refillable water bottle, snacking utensils, any preferred gloves, and any reusable, plastic grocery bags.Please click here to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000fxWEXUA2

https://www.audubon.org

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