Volunteer Puppy Foster

(COPE Service Dogs)

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Position ID: V-BAR0032 Last Modified: 12 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 02 Nov 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactPeggy Lee, COPE Service Dogs; Phone: 705-734-2673; Email: peggy@copedogs.org
Duties- Care for the dog’s need according to guidelines from COPE. 
- Provide consistent structure, rules and boundary to the dog according to training from COPE. 
- Provide obedience training and socialization to the dog. 
- Transport the dog to and from its training programs: Canines in the Classroom (Innisfil) & Refinement Training (Barrie) Mon, Wed, Fri during regular school year plus 6 weeks (on Tue & Wed) between July and August 2019. Multiple pick up/drop off locations in Barrie and Innisfil by COPE van is available. 
- Support from Volunteer Puppy Sitter network is available for vacation or emergency. 
- Dog food, routine veterinary care, one dog crate, walking harness and leash are provided by COPE.
More Info Linkcopedogs.org/get-involved/become-a-volunteer/
BenefitsJoin the team to change lives by providing a loving home and obedience training to a Service Dog-in-training during its puppyhood.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families ; Individuals
Areas of InterestAnimal Services
Skills/ExperienceLeadership ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor
Commitment Length- Fall 2018 until the end of August, 2019 
- One full-time opportunity available 
- One part-time opportunity available (Mon 3 pm - Tue 5 pm, Wed from 3 pm - Thu 5 pm and Fri from 3 pm-5 pm)
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Start DateOn or after 05 Nov 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameCOPE Service Dogs
Office Phone705-734-2673 * 705-734-COPE
Address & Map
75 Dyment Rd
Barrie, On L4N 3H6
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Mailing AddressPO Box 20035 
Barrie, ON L4M 6E9