We encourage you to join us! Some of the ways you can help are listed below, but don't hesitate to contact us about other opportunities. Feel free to complete a Volunteer Questionnaire by filling out the form online, or mailing us your information on a hardcopy. We will contact you shortly to get you involved.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are under the age of 18, you must join GSRNC with a parent or legal guardian.
Take a rescue dog into your home for a number of weeks, get to know it, do some training in manners etc., help find a suitable adopter. Rescue pays for food and vet care. Click for more information about fostering.
Take responsibility for potential adopters assigned to you; make contact, get to know their needs; screen them; set up times to visit dogs; guide through adoption process and follow up after adoption.
Answer the hotline on assigned days, respond to calls; send out materials as needed.
Helping at Rescue Adoption Days
Being at Rescue Adoption Days to hold dogs, talk to and help potential adopters; give information and just generally make sure people are taken care of and things are run as efficiently and graciously as possible.
Training and Behavioral Help
Professional trainers/behaviorists who give their time either in person or via email or phone to help our adopters/fosterers with problems
Walking and Socializing Kenneled Dogs
Taking time with individual rescue dogs who are at kennels, to walk, train, socialize; get to know them.
To adoption days, to and from vet appointments, to foster homes etc.
Fundraising and Donations
Finding ways to raise funds; helping with annual golf tournament; contacting businesses to donate items for auctions; find a kennel to donate space; contacting pet stores etc. for donations of dog food, supplies etc.