Volunteering Opportunities

The areas we need help with to run The Husky House and The Snowdog Lodge successfully are described in the table below. If you have a special interest or talent that is not listed but you think would benefit Husky House, please let us know.

Area Tasks include Shifts Requirements
Snowdog Lodge
  • Feed and provide clean water
  • Clean kennels and bowls
  • Playtime in yard
  • Clean lobby
  • Laundry
  • Walk dogs that are restricted from playtime
  • Bathing and grooming
  • Socialize Dogs
Mon-Sun
9am-2pm
3pm-6pm
6pm-8pm
You must be at least 16 years old to work in the lodge

Adoption Counseling
  • Assist potential adopters with paperwork, answering questions
  • Screen applications
  • Coordinate home visits
As needed Good communication skills
Marketing/PR
  • Distribute flyers for the lodge and events
  • Educate the public about our mission
  • Publicity: Arrange newpaper articles, tv segments
Ongoing Good Communication and written skills
Grants
  • Submit forms for grants
Ongoing Knowledge of grant writing
Adoption Events
  • Help transport pets
  • Stay at event and answer potential adopters' questions
As needed Good communication skills to talk to public
Fundraising Events
  • Event planning
  • Reserve venue
  • Solicit sponsors and prizes
  • Sell tickets
Ongoing Good communication and written skills
Transport
  • Provide transportation to/from Lodge for vet visits, adoption events, media events, from other facilities
As needed A vehicle and current drivers-license
Foster Care
  • Provide a home, love and care to a dog who needs time to learn in a safe environment
As needed Love & patience
Administrative
  • Send thank you notes to our donors and sponsors
As needed Good communication and written skills
Maintenance
  • Lodge Maintenance
As needed Various skills
Donations
  • Monetary donations
  • New/used leashes & collars, dog beds
  • Dog food, treats, bones & toys
  • Blankets, towels, cleaning supplies, bleach, paper towels
Ongoing