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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: 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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