Dog Ambassador Team

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Humane Society
Address: 45 Hurst Way
Winnipeg MB  R3T 0R3
Website: http://www.winnipeghumanesociety.ca
Organizational Description: To protect animals from suffering and to promote their welfare and dignity.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Team up with your dog and participate in our Kids Camps, Birthday Parties or WHS in Your School programs.
Skills Required: Volunteer Qualifications:
-Very outgoing and friendly with a high level of skills working with children;
-Polite and professional individual who is neat and tidy;
-Desire to become educated on the society's mission, programs and services.

Dogs must meet these criteria and will be assessed:

- Accepting of a friendly stranger
- Sit calmly for petting
- Walk on a loose leash
- Walk through a crowd (including wheelchairs)
- Sit on command/staying in place
- React well to another dog or to distractions (noise, jogger, etc).
- React well with physical contact that they cannot see (reaching from behind, side, etc. if their vision is blocked)
- React well with crowds
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Great opportunity for future teachers or child care looking for more experience.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=879468681
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2020