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Think of this as an information hub just for you… our AMAZING volunteers. Posts are in chronological order, newest to oldest.


 

Congratulations Heart of Marin Nominees!

Categories: Blog, Other, Volunteers
Congratulations to Kathie Meier, Heather Bowker, and the Animal-Assisted Therapy Program! Each was nominated for the Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership’s Heart of Marin  award: Kathie for Volunteer of the Year, Heather for Excellence in Board Leadership, and the Animal-Assisted Therapy Program for Excellence in Innovation. Please read on for their respective Heart of …

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Featured Volunteers – Medical Assistant Volunteers

Categories: Blog, Other, Volunteers
Caring for shelter animals doesn’t stop when the shelter closes – it’s a 24/7, 365 days-a- year job. Shelter staff are here to help, and so are a special group of volunteers, the Medical Assistant Volunteers! The Medical Assistant Volunteers (MAVs) perform a variety of tasks weekdays, weekends, and holidays. This team of seven goes …

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Volunteer High Fives – October-December 2019

Categories: Blog, Other, Volunteer High Five, Volunteers
High Five to Rosemary Oliveira! This High Five is for the awesome Rosemary Oliveira. All of our volunteers are terrific, but what I would like to acknowledge about Rosemary is that she tackles some of the harder volunteer tasks and she is utterly reliable. Rosemary is currently in the process of providing a behavior foster …

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Volunteers: Is it possible for us to care too much?

Categories: Blog, Other, Volunteers
Compassion fatigue is real! Unique issues for volunteers in a shelter setting.   By Lisa W., Marin Humane Veterinary Clinic volunteer and Master’s in Counseling candidate. We all love the animals. But if you’re like me, you may also enjoy volunteering at Marin Humane because it offers an escape from the world: You can tune out …

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A myriad of ways to give this holiday season

Categories: Blog, Fundraising, Other, Volunteers
There are two essential keys to our success at Marin Humane – volunteers and donations! Did you know that, outside of our contract to provide animal services, more than 80% of the revenue that keeps Marin Humane going comes from donations from individuals, foundations, and corporations? We would not be able to help the thousands …

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