Dog Walker

(Peterborough Humane Society, Peterborough - Lansdowne St E)

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Position ID: V-PET0498 Last Modified: 08 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 07 Aug 2013
Opportunity Details
ContactEnid Hannon, Volunteer Coordinator, Peterborough Humane Society; Phone: 705-745-4722 ext 205; Fax: 705-745-9770; Email:
Duties* Volunteer duties include walking the dogs that are available for adoption on our property behind the shelter on a lead.  
* Other hands on activities include brushing, socializing with other dogs, and providing basic training such as heel, sit and stay (volunteers will be trained on how to perform these tasks).
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BenefitsThe dogs are given exercise while they wait for their Forever Home. Teaching basic skills will help the dogs be more adoptable.
ClientsLooking for volunteers that are able to handle dogs who may not yet be trained.
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestAnimal Services
Skills/ExperienceNo experience necessary, but needs to be comfortable around dogs of all sizes.
Commitment LengthOngoing as available
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 8 am-4 pm) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 8 am-4 pm) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 8 am-4 pm) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 8 am-4 pm) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 8 am-4 pm) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 8 am-4 pm) 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon (Between 8 am-4 pm)
AccessibilityClose to public transportation
Location385 Lansdowne Street East, Peterborough, ON
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 20 individual(s) 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NamePeterborough Humane Society, Peterborough - Lansdowne St E
Office Phone705-745-4722
Address & Map
385 Lansdowne St E
Peterborough, ON K9L 2A3
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