“A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.”
- Jack London

Volunteer Positions
Volunteers may choose to hold multiple positions.

Administrative Coordinator

Adoption Application Processor

Adoption Coordinator

Oversees and provides administrative as well as practical support for the day to day activities of True Heart Pinscher Rescue. Responsibilities include maintaining accurate records and providing reporting services for 501c3 compliance.
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Assist in processing applications of potential adopters for permanent adoptive homes.  Aid in follow-up communications with adopters. Assist in training new application processors, and be a point of contact for questions or concerns about the application process.
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Works with Adoption Processors to ensure that applications are processed in a timely manner. The Adoption Coordinator will also monitor workload to balance requests among  the processors. This position will also work with the Marketing Coordinator to push adoption drives  in needed areas and promote available dogs.
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Foster Care Provider

In-home Reviewer

Foster Care Coordinator

Provide knowledge about many aspects of the pincher breeds, dog behavior in general, and how THPR functions. Keep in contact with the foster family and to ensure good placement. Review r dog’s behavioral and/or medical conditions that need attention. Answer questions, discuss health problems, etc. 
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Creates a stable, caring and loving environment for dogs as they are rescued from shelters, pulled from poor living situations, found as strays, or surrendered by their previous owners. May also provide transportation to their foster to and from vet appointments and adoption events.  Foster Care Providers have a seperate volunteer application at the bottom of the page.  If you would like to be a Foster Care Provider for a dog in need, please complete the Foster Care Application. (You do not need to complete the other volunteer application.)
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Every potential adopter must pass a Home Visit before an adoption. This helps THPR ensure the dog is the right fit for the new family as well as ensuring that our rescue animals are being placed into the best environment possible for their individual needs. 
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Regional Event Coordinator

Regional Event Volunteer

Regional Intake Coordinator

Contacting potential locations for events. Setting up date and time of events and communicating information to all volunteers. Organizing other THPR volunteers for participation on the day of the event. Answering potential adopter and volunteer questions. Share information with prospective adopters about the rescue dogs personality or individual needs.  View full description.
Handle dogs at the events, sharing their attributes with potential adopters. Children have to be at least 12 years old to volunteer with a parent, and 18 years old to handle a dog on their own.  Event volunteers may also provide rides to dogs from fosters who can't make it to the adoption event and to dogs.
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Advocate in the rescuing of dogs for THPR.  Ability to work in a fast-paced way to ensure the life of a dog is saved.  Ability to communicate with various volunteers, shelters, veterinarians, etc to schedule a rescue and ensure proper intake. Possibliy,  mentor other volunteers who wish to assist in this capacity.
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Marketing Coordinator

Transport Provider

 Create, update, and maintain new and fresh content on social media and website, as well as timely release of newsletters and/or providing content for newsletters.  Assist in gathering information on dogs currently in foster, those who have recently been adopted, etc. 
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Transport volunteers use their personal vehicles to transport animals and/or supplies (i.e. rescue pick up, chauffeuring animals to/from medical or therapy visits, picking-up donations or helping with special event transport). These volunteers occasionally assist with errands/pick up donations/drop off supplies. Travel is primarily in the volunteer’s area within 100 miles in one direction, however if you agree to travel further when the need arises the assistance is always welcome. Mileage reimbursement provided per TRPR policy.
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