Below are some of the things we regularly need help with. It is just a partial list. If you have a skill that is not listed, please let us know.
Event Volunteers – Assist at planned events throughout the year. Opportunities include manning the table, giving out wheel prizes, talking with public about the beagle breed, gift wrapping at Barnes & Noble (Town & Country location), assist at annual Garage Sale, run Meet & Greets, etc.
Adoption Follow Up Volunteers – Call adopters to check and see how adopted dogs from Beagle Rescue are doing. Calls are placed at intervals of two weeks, three months, six months, one year and two years. Training will be provided in advance.
Marketing Volunteers – Aid in finding new venues to advertise Houston Beagle Rescue; assist in designing any tool that can be used to market HBHR. Research and assist in ideas for new fund raising venues. Secure new locations for Meet & Greets and event promotion.
Vacation Foster Volunteers – Take foster dogs into your home for a few days or a week while permanent foster family goes on vacation. Beagle experience necessary.
Photographers and Creative Writers – Assist with write-ups for available dogs and take quality photographs of the foster dogs. Must be able to “interview” foster parent and visit their home. Take videos and post them on YouTube.
Artists and Graphic Artists – Help us come up with new ideas & designs for t-shirts, magnets, mugs, etc.
Fund-raising Volunteers – Research available grants, donation drives, solicit donations thru letter writing, emails, personal contact.
Transport Volunteers – Safe drivers are needed to pick up dogs from shelters and transport them to Vet clinics; or from Vet clinics to foster homes or a boarding facility; or take and/or pick foster dogs from Vet clinic for foster parent.
Email Us if you are interested in volunteering or would like more information.