Saturday, April 7, 2012

People Saving Pets Volunteer Action Day Is April 18th



 PetSmart Charities® want to help spread the word about the importance of volunteerism with Volunteer Action Day on April 18. This is a call to action to bring awareness around the volunteer needs of animal-welfare organizations and to encourage the public to take action by volunteering in their communities to help pets.

How to Get Involved
  • Post your organization’s volunteer opportunities to the People Saving Pets Volunteer Network, powered by VolunteerMatch. For a limited time, PetSmart Charities is offering a code that covers your organization’s first year registration fee at the Community Leader service level, a value of $75. Benefits of this service level include:


    • Enhanced listings that make your volunteer opportunities stand out in search results.

    • Reposting privileges that move your listings to the top of search results and let you post volunteer opportunities on multiple websites.

    • A function that lets you send volunteers a registration form, questionnaire, or information sheet when they express interest in your opportunity.

    • The ability to add photos, logos, or graphics to your listings.

    • The opportunity to create a personalized welcome message for your volunteers and ask them custom questions related to your organization

Code availability is limited and provided on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Please e-mail info@petsmartcharities.org to request a code.
   
  • Share photos, stories and video of your volunteers in action on the PetSmart Charities Facebook page. We may call out your organization in an upcoming post! 

9 comments:

  1. That is one important day
    Benny & Lily

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  2. This is a very important I'm a rescue bunny so I know how important this is.

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  3. What a great post! Thank heavens for volunteers...there will never be "too many" and there's plenty of "job satisfaction" to go around for all.

    Sammy (and his Mom)

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  4. Volunteers are so important for the shelters or any other organization that helps animals. If it wasn't for the volunteers, it would take the animals a lot longer to find a home. That sounds like a great day. Thanks for the info.

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  5. Thank you for this Caren and Cody - I will tuck this away for reference and I really appreciate you sharing the information.

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  6. Hey there Cody! You'll have to check out the latest post on my blog. I've given you an award! Yoo-hoo!!!

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  7. We love everyone who volunteers to help those that need it the most!

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  8. thinking of you and hope you are feeling better soon

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