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Join Us for Doggie Dash 25

SAT., SEPT. 6 • 9 A.M.

A 5K Event at the Boulder Reservoir

Everyone agrees that Doggie Dash is just a ton of fun! But there is a more serious purpose behind this animal-friendly event—raising critical funds to support the animals at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. So whether you’re running with your favorite four-legged friend or a group of two-legged friends, you can help us reach our goal of $100,000!


The Great Outdoor

Training Class Spotlight:

Does your dog get easily distracted on walks and hikes with you? Learn how to take what you have learned in indoor classes and apply it to real life situations.

Now starts Friday, August 29, 2014: 6:00 - 7:00 pm and runs for 4 sessions

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Volunteer Opportunity: Development Department Helper

Learn fundraising database and data entry skills! Assist the Development Assistant with data entry and other administrative tasks to support the Humane Society of Boulder Valley Development team.

This is the opportunity for you if:

  • You have a desire to help out with administrative functions of the Humane Society
  • You are available to come in M-F 9am-5pm to volunteer
  • You are comfortable working on a computer
  • You are detail oriented

What can you expect from your role as a Development Department Helper?

Your service experience will involve:

  • Entering constituent information and gifts in the Development database
  • Creating mail merges through database software to fulfill donor acknowledgement needs
  • Filing hard copies and supporting documentation of gifts
  • Assisting with mailings to constituents
  • Duties variable, depending on interest and skill level

Your benefits:

  • Great experience for anyone interested in learning or expanding office skills
  • Learn about volunteerism and how it benefits a nonprofit organization
  • Volunteering in a calm, quiet setting while still helping the animals
  • Satisfaction in documenting gifts and acknowledging donors who support the Humane Society making it possible for us to operate

Your value to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley:

  • Your involvement ensures donors are thanked in a timely manner, therefore facilitating and promoting excellent relationships with Humane Society supporters

Get Started!

Training & Skill Development

Complete Volunteer Profile. 2. Contact Development Assistant directly for information/to schedule a first shift.

Commitment: Flexible schedule, typically 2 hours weekly/biweekly, M-F 9am-5pm. Six-month commitment desired. Please phone in or email absences.

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