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Introduction to Agility

Training Class Spotlight:

Join us for some morning fun! Our introduction agility class introduces your canine companion to AKC agility obstacles in a manner that is fun, safe, and confidence-building!

Starts Saturday, September 27, 2014: 12:00 - 1:00 pm and runs for 6 sessions

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Volunteer Opportunity: Thrift & Gift Shop Floor Attendant

Our Thrift & Gift Shop generates nearly half a million dollars annually to support the animals in our care. Help sort donations, price items, create merchandise displays or volunteer as a cashier. To get started, attend an orientation at our Thrift Shop, located at 5320 Arapahoe Avenue.

This opportunity may be a good fit for you if you would like to do the following:

  • Meet new people
  • Interact with the public
  • Like to find recycled treasures
  • Be a key role in saving the lives of animals in our community

What can you expect from your role as a Thrift Shop Volunteer?

Your service experience may involve one or more of the following:

  • Greet donors and accept incoming donations
  • Evaluate donated items and separate saleable items by category
  • Act as a liaison between donors and the Thrift & Gift Shop
  • Research items to sell in the shop
  • Help organize and maintain merchandise on sales floor
  • Operate cash register and help customers in the shop
  • Help to test and price electronics to sell
  • Place items out for sale in the shop

Your benefits:

·         Be part of a fun, dedicated team of community volunteers

·         Be surrounded by affordable, unique “treasures”!

·         Be an integrative & essential part of helping to save the lives of homeless animals in your community.

·         Volunteers receive 10% off in the Sonnyside Retail Store

Your value to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley:

  • Great opportunity for people with a strong desire to financially impact the Humane Society of Boulder Valley and enhance the lives of homeless pets. 
  • The Thrift Shop generates hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Humane Society every year.

Get Started!

Training & Skill Development

1.        Complete Volunteer Profile

2.        Attend orientation / schedule a 2-3 hour weekly commitment

3.        Hands-on training by staff


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