Tag: Volunteers


Animal Rescue Insurance

This animal rescue insurance guide covers types of insurance available for nonprofit animal organizations and good practices to minimize risk of loss.

Best Friends Volunteer Handbook

This is the handbook given to volunteers for Best Friends Animal Society. The information is specific to Best Friends, but you may find this manual useful as a guide if you’re creating a volunteer handbook for your nonprofit organization.

Recruiting Volunteers for Nonprofit Organizations

In the rush to engage volunteers in our mission, we often forget to do a very important task: Plan for them. Planning for volunteers includes doing an internal evaluation of your organization and its needs, preparing a risk management plan, and preparing the process for all the steps of good volunteer management.

12 Ways to Save Dogs and Cats in Shelters

Saving the life of a dog or cat is easier than you think. “You can do it!” Every day, we say those four magical words to people around the country who want to help animals in need but are unsure of their abilities. With some friendly encouragement and guidance, you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish.

Animal Caretaker Burnout

Elaine Johnson-Craig could easily be mistaken for Superwoman, minus the cape. As a member of the board of the Roice-Hurst Humane Society, a small, private nonprofit animal shelter in Clifton, Colorado, Johnson-Craig wears many hats: fundraiser, event organizer, dog and cat wrangler at adoption fairs, public speaker, animal transporter, chief bottle washer, you name it. No job is too big or too small for Johnson-Craig to take on.

Help Save Pets

Saving a life is easier than you think.