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    Become a volunteer

    A New Life Charitable Foundation is a 100% volunteer-based organization. From our leadership to our youth volunteers, we completely rely on the efforts of volunteers to rescue dogs. Below are a number of ways our volunteers help to save helpless dogs in need!

    Available Positions


    A volunteer position responsible for safely transporting dogs to various events, including adoption drives and vet appointments. The role involves driving the dogs in a rescue vehicle or their personal vehicle, adhering to all traffic laws and ensuring the dogs’ safety and well-being during transit.


    A volunteer position responsible for taking high-quality photos of dogs for marketing and promotional purposes. The role involves capturing the dogs’ personalities and characteristics in images that will attract potential adopters, as well as editing and organizing the photos for use on social media and the organization’s website.

    Facility Volunteer

    A volunteer position responsible for helping with daily tasks and caring for dogs at the rescue organization’s facility. The role involves cleaning kennels, feeding and watering dogs, providing exercise and enrichment, and assisting with administrative duties, such as answering phones and processing adoption applications.

    Veterinary Care assistant

    A volunteer position responsible for helping with veterinary care for dogs in the organization’s care. The role involves administering microchips, assisting with vaccinations and other medical procedures, and monitoring the dogs’ health and behavior to ensure they receive the best possible care. The position may require prior experience or training in veterinary medicine or animal care.

    Out-of-State Placement Coordinator

    The Out-of-State Placement Coordinator is responsible for contacting other dog rescues and 3rd party organizations outside of the state to coordinate the transfer of ANLCF dogs to areas with limited supply of certain breeds, sizes, and types of dogs. The role requires excellent communication skills and a passion for animal welfare.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Research potential partner organizations: The Coordinator will research and identify potential partner organizations in other states that are looking for dogs with specific characteristics. The Coordinator will maintain a database of these organizations and their specific needs.
    • Contact partner organizations: The Coordinator will contact partner organizations to propose the transfer of the identified dogs. This will include sharing information about the dogs, including their medical history and behavioral traits.
    • Coordinate transport: The Coordinator will work with both the sending and receiving organizations to coordinate the transport of the dogs. This may involve arranging for ground transportation, air transportation, or a combination of both.
    • Ensure successful placement: The Coordinator will follow up with the receiving organizations to ensure that the dogs have been successfully placed and are adjusting well to their new environment.


    • Passion for animal welfare and a commitment to the mission of dog rescue organizations
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
    • Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings as needed
    • Access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license


    Providing transportation for dogs between fosters, events, shelters, veterinary visits, and various other reasons.

    Foster support

    Preparing care packages for fosters, including food, medication, collars/leashes, cleaning supplies, etc.

    Social Media

    Help with promoting the organization and available dogs on various social media platforms


    Assist with fundraising efforts through a broad range of efforts for encouraging donations

    Marketing & Advertising

    Help with advertising adoption events and promoting available dogs with flyer distribution, email campaigns, etc.

    Adoption Events

    Attending adoption events – assistance at the events includes helping with initial setup/breakdown, walking dogs, helping prospective adopters with adoption forms, general handling of dogs (inside playpen, adopter introductions, etc.), helping with checking in adopters, & overall assistance at the event