Rally to Save 2011


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  • BOB“Are you ready to volunteeeer?!”Everyone runs through bannerCheer led by DeniseGo to Welcome slide
  • BOBThank you to volunteers
  • DENISEAfter slide: Introduce AmandaAdoption Counselor in 2009Intern over the summerMaster of Arts in Nonprofit Management
  • AMANDAVolunteer CalendarsUpdated MaterialsVideosHandbookWebsiteVolunteer Recognition
  • AMANDAStaff from each location are going to talk about vol. positions
  • LINDSAYIntroduce yourselfWhy volunteers are needed—how they help staff and animalsDescribe volunteer tasksWhere are volunteers needed most?
  • LINDSAYVols. work with 1 of 2 adoption counselorsIntroduce yourselfWhy volunteers are needed—how they help staff and animalsDescribe volunteer tasksWhere are volunteers needed most?
  • TIMIntroduce yourselfList the staff members that work at ARSNCWhy volunteers are needed—how they help staff and animalsDescribe volunteer tasksWhere are volunteers needed most?
  • ALYSENIntroduce yourselfWhy volunteers are needed—how they help staff and animalsDescribe volunteer tasksGreet clinic customersHold leashes while owners prepare paperworkHelp separate noisy animalsClean up after animalsAssist with administrative tasksExcel experience preferredProvide flea treatment to animals when requested Experience in animal handling/application preferredAssist the vet Experienced animal handlers onlyWhere are volunteers needed most?Remaining Dates for 2011October 8December 3
  • KATIIntroduce yourselfWhy volunteers are needed—how they help staff and animalsDescribe volunteer tasksDescribe steps to become a foster parentWhere are volunteers needed most?
  • DENISEWhy volunteers are needed—how they help staff and animalsDescribe volunteer tasksWhere are volunteers needed most?
  • AMANDAWhy volunteers are needed—how they help staff and animalsDescribe volunteer tasksWhere are volunteers needed most?Food drives to build sustainable supply
  • Post during meet and greet time
  • Rally to Save 2011

    1. 1. Let’s Rally to Save!<br />V O L U N T E E R<br />
    2. 2. WELCOME!<br />Thank you for thinking of the animals!<br />This evening…<br /><ul><li>Learn about volunteer program
    3. 3. Hear from our staff
    4. 4. Fun icebreaker game
    5. 5. Door prizes
    6. 6. Upcoming trainings and events
    7. 7. Meet and greet!</li></li></ul><li>ABOUT US<br />AAHS is a no-kill nonprofit dedicated to lowering area euthanasia rates through adoption, spay/neuter, and pet retention programs.<br /><ul><li>No-kill shelter adopting dogs, cats, and small animals
    8. 8. 2 locations
    9. 9. Shelter & ARSNC: Mars Hill Rd. in Watkinsville
    10. 10. Adoption Center: Pet Supplies Plus in Athens
    11. 11. Adopt about 400 animals each year
    12. 12. ARSNC helps over 4,000 animals each year
    13. 13. Pet Care Clinics vaccinate over 1,200 animals each year
    14. 14. Educate public through community outreach and humane education
    15. 15. AAHS depends on private funding and its volunteers to succeed in its mission!</li></li></ul><li>VOLUNTEER<br />“Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer.”<br />Steps to Become a Volunteer<br /><ul><li>Watch/Attend Orientation
    16. 16. Register Your Email
    17. 17. Complete Volunteer Profile
    18. 18. Sign Liability Release Agreement
    19. 19. Complete Required Training
    20. 20. Sign Up on Online Schedule
    21. 21. Start Volunteering!</li></li></ul><li>VOLUNTEER<br />“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”<br />Volunteer Positions<br /><ul><li>Zeus House Volunteers
    22. 22. Adoption Center Volunteers
    23. 23. Spay Neuter Center Volunteers
    24. 24. Pet Care Clinic Volunteers
    25. 25. Foster Parents
    26. 26. Street Team Volunteers
    27. 27. Community Outreach Volunteers
    28. 28. Food Bowl Volunteers
    29. 29. Plus Other Essential Positions</li></li></ul><li>ZEUS HOUSE<br />“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”<br />Zeus House Volunteers…<br /><ul><li>Greet visitors
    30. 30. Administrative tasks
    31. 31. Assist with general cleaning
    32. 32. Help groom the animals
    33. 33. Socialize with the animals
    34. 34. Pet promotions</li></li></ul><li>ADOPTION CENTER<br />“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” <br />Adoption Center Volunteers…<br /><ul><li>Greet visitors and answer questions
    35. 35. Introduce potential adopters to animals
    36. 36. Assist visitors with lost pet inquiries
    37. 37. Assist with general cleaning
    38. 38. Help groom the animals
    39. 39. Socialize with the animals
    40. 40. Pet promotions</li></li></ul><li>SPAY NEUTER CENTER<br />“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”<br />Spay Neuter Center Volunteers…<br /><ul><li>Administrative tasks
    41. 41. Assist with general cleaning
    42. 42. Help staff prepare for surgery
    43. 43. Clean surgical instruments
    44. 44. Wrap packs
    45. 45. Fold drapes
    46. 46. Open syringes
    47. 47. Complete daily and weekly tasks</li></li></ul><li>PET CARE CLINICS<br />“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” <br />Pet Care Clinic Volunteers…<br /><ul><li>Greet clinic customers
    48. 48. Hold leashes while owners </li></ul> prepare paperwork<br /><ul><li>Help separate noisy animals
    49. 49. Clean up after animals
    50. 50. Assist with administrative tasks
    51. 51. Provide flea treatments
    52. 52. Assist the veterinarian
    53. 53. 1st Saturday of each month from 1pm-4pm </li></ul>(excluding September and November)<br />
    54. 54. FOSTER PARENTS<br />“Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.”<br />Canine Foster Parents…<br /><ul><li>Foster dogs until adopted </li></ul> (time commitments vary)<br /><ul><li>Spend quality time with dogs
    55. 55. Attend events with dogs
    56. 56. All supplies are provided</li></ul>Steps to Become a <br />Foster Parent…<br />
    57. 57. STREET TEAM<br />COMMUNITY OUTREACH<br />“Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something.”<br />Street Team Volunteers…<br /><ul><li>Become C.H.L.O.E.
    58. 58. Spread the AAHS mission in the community
    59. 59. Promote AAHS, its animals, and its events
    60. 60. Distribute/post promotional materials
    61. 61. Attend fundraisers and local events
    62. 62. Advocate for awareness of animal issues</li></li></ul><li>FOOD BOWL<br />Providing free pet food to those who can’t otherwise afford it.<br />Food Bowl Volunteers…<br /><ul><li>Organize food drives
    63. 63. Distribute food on scheduled dates
    64. 64. Pick up donations from drop-off points</li></li></ul><li>OTHER OPPORTUNITIES<br />“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”<br />As-needed opportunities…<br /><ul><li>Clerical Volunteers
    65. 65. Recycling Program Volunteers
    66. 66. Animal Transporters
    67. 67. Maintenance/Repairs Volunteers
    68. 68. Grounds Keeping Volunteers</li></ul>We also have…<br /><ul><li>Young Volunteer Opportunities
    69. 69. Group Volunteer Opportunities</li></li></ul><li>ICEBREAKER GAME<br />“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”<br />Directions:Talk to other attendees to find out whether they have any pets that meet the descriptions listed and write their names in the columns for 1 point each… <br />The person with the most points <br />gets to pick the first door prize!<br />Time:10-15 Minutes<br />
    70. 70. DOOR PRIZES<br />“Volunteers are love in motion!”<br /><ul><li>Pet Carriers
    71. 71. Pet Training Kit
    72. 72. T-shirts
    73. 73. Stationery Kit
    74. 74. Pawprint Decoration Kit
    75. 75. Photo Book & Puzzle
    76. 76. Carpet Cleaner
    77. 77. Mirko Gift Certificate
    78. 78. Darden Gift Certificate </li></ul> (Olive Garden/ RedLobster/ Longhorn)<br /><ul><li>OSI Restaurant Gift Certificate </li></ul> (Outback/ Carrabbas/ Bonefish)<br /><ul><li>Ashford Manor Concert Tickets </li></ul>(Oct. 9: Half Dozen Brass Band)<br /><ul><li>Melting Point Concert Tickets</li></li></ul><li>QUESTIONS?<br />“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.”<br />Questions? Comments?<br />
    79. 79. UPCOMING EVENTS<br />“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment <br />before starting to improve the world.”<br />Eat Out for the Animals (fundraisers)<br /><ul><li>Casa Mia Tapas: Thursday, Oct. 20, dinner
    80. 80. East West Bistro: Monday, Nov. 7, dinner
    81. 81. The Pita Pit: Monday, Dec. 5, all day</li></ul>Pet Care Clinics @ Pet Supplies Plus<br /><ul><li>Saturday, Oct. 8, 1pm-4pm
    82. 82. Saturday, Dec. 3, 1pm-4pm</li></ul>Canines and Cocktails @ Hotel Indigo<br /><ul><li>Wednesday, Oct. 19, 5pm-7pm
    83. 83. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 5pm-7pm
    84. 84. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 5pm-7pm</li></ul>Adoption Event @ Legacy Mill Apts.<br /><ul><li>Saturday, Nov. 19, 11am-3pm</li></ul>Walk to Adopt (Downtown Athens)<br /><ul><li>Saturday, Oct. 22, 2pm-3:30pm</li></ul>Volunteer Photography Training<br /><ul><li>@ Zeus House Shelter
    85. 85. Monday, Oct. 17, 3pm-4pm</li></ul>Charity Chili Cook-off @ Terrapin<br /><ul><li>Saturday, Nov. 5, 5:30pm-8pm</li>