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Naperville Area Humane Society Seeking Volunteers

Naperville Area Humane Society is currently seeking volunteers to serve in a variety of roles to help the pets and families of the Naperville area community. Categories of volunteer opportunities include events and fundraising,humane education, pet therapy and in-shelter opportunities.
Volunteer opportunities for events and fundraising include the following:
Volunteer Fundraising Committee: This committee meets monthly and focuses on bringing raising community awareness about NAHS while raising crucial funds to support various projects around the shelter. NAHS needs volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, from helping at events to making calls and sending emails, as well as helping with publicity.
Putts for Pets Committee: NAHS’ annual golf outing is held in July. The committee meets monthly and focuses onselling foursomes, securing auction packages, and assisting staff with corporate sponsorship outreach. NAHS needsdedicated volunteers who are comfortable with these types of outreach.
Black Cat Ball Committee: NAHS’ annual gala is held in October. The committee meets monthly and focuses onselling tickets, securing auction packages and assisting staff with corporate sponsorship outreach. NAHS needs dedicatedvolunteers who are comfortable with these types of outreach.Volunteers interested in any of the event or fundraising teams should contact Development Director Ellie Stefanic at ellies@napervilleareahumanesociety.org or (630) 420-8989 ext. 114.
In addition to events and fundraising, volunteers are needed for NAHS’ Paws for Tales reading program, which helps children ages five and older to feel more comfortable reading by reading aloud to a dog in a non-judgmental,supportive environment. NAHS is seeking volunteer-dog teams to participate in this program. All dogs must have their CGC (Canine Good Citizen) or be Delta certified. To learn more about volunteering for this program with your dog or establishing this program at your school, please contact Humane Education Manager Terri Hancock at thancock@napervilleareahumanesociety.org or (630) 420-8989 x117.
Finally, NAHS is looking for families interested in fostering, volunteers interested in learning about the Pet Therapy program, and daily shelter volunteers. To find out more about these programs and opportunities, please visit www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org.
Naperville Area Humane Society is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 to develop and implement animal welfare programs and services within Naperville and surrounding communities. NAHS’ goal is to protect animals and to prevent animal suffering. For more information about the Naperville Area Humane Society, please visit www.NapervilleAreaHumaneSociety.org.

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