Volunteer with Minnesota Pit Bull Rescue
Volunteer Coordinator: Natalie Mackowick
First, fill out the volunteer application. The Volunteer Coordinator will contact you and set up your meeting date.
Second, attend the volunteer meeting on your scheduled date. Once the meeting is complete, you will email the Volunteer Coordinator to let them know you are still interested in volunteering. We will complete references listed on your application and complete a home check.
Third, an approval to volunteer from the Volunteer Coordinator will be sent to you and you will be required to sign a Volunteer Agreement.
Fourth, you will added to our private volunteer group on Facebook. You can complete tasks posted by board members and/or you can complete tasks on our list (posted below) of volunteer contributions at your convenience. You MUST COMPLETE ONE TASK PER QUARTER in order to stay active in the volunteer group.
Facebook groups is our main form of communication with our volunteers. **If you are interested in fostering, please fill out the foster application not the volunteer application.**
Volunteer Meeting Dates 2021:
Time: 7pm (approx. 1-1.5 hours)
Location: Zoom online
Thursday, Jan 7
Tuesday, Feb 9
Monday, Mar 15
Wednesday, Apr 14
Tuesday, May 18
Thursday, June 17
Wednesday, July 21
Monday, August 16
Tuesday, Sept 14
Wednesday, Oct 20
Thursday, Nov 18
-make a social media post highlighting and tagging the rescue or share one of our posts to your social media
-place a business card on a commercial business's bulletin board
-make a donation (goods from wish list; please do not donate goods not on the list without checking with a board member first)
-volunteer for a transport
-volunteer to make reference calls for an application
-foster, or volunteer to foster (temp or full-time)
-share a picture of yourself in MPBR merchandise, tag MPBR so we can share it
-do a fundraiser for your birthday, anniversary, etc. and tag MPBR in the post
-volunteer to assist with meet and greets or dog introduction opportunities
-volunteer to walk dogs in boarding (if we have any)
-volunteer to do dog nails for a foster dog
-volunteer to take photos of foster dogs for petfinder or other social media
-recruit a new foster or volunteer
-volunteer to be a point person at transport intake
-help create content for our social media posts (email firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas and you'll work together)
-volunteer to help with socializing or training experiences for foster dogs, either dog-to-human focused or dog-to-dog focused (if you have a very stable, dog social dog)
-have a way to help out that we haven't listed, email us!