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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.


 

Winter Greetings from Volunteer Services

Categories: Blog, Volunteers
December Greetings from Volunteer Services! This is the time of year we reflect on the variety of events, challenges, activities, and changes that have occurred in 2017. Against the backdrop of our new branding which we rolled this past spring, we celebrated the successes of our signature events – the Marin Humane Gala held on …

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High Five to Tracey O’Hare!

Categories: Blog, Volunteer High Five, Volunteers
This past year we have had many requests to transport animals – some to local vet appointments, some to rescues in nearby counties. A tortoise returning to Sonoma from Fire evacuation. A beautiful Persian cat to rescue in the East Bay. Roosters to the North Bay. But it was the request the week before Thanksgiving …

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Featured Volunteers – Overnight Fosters

Categories: Blog, Volunteers
Overnight Fosters at Marin Humane are truly an amazing, dedicated group of volunteers. Over the past few years, our Overnight Foster group has grown tremendously and now includes nearly 40 volunteer families. Overnight Fosters open their hearts and their homes to our adoption dogs that just need a little time away from their kennels and …

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Featured Volunteers – Behavior & Training Senior Services Volunteers

Categories: Blog, Volunteers
The Senior Client Services group in the Behavior & Training Department offers special programs for seniors in Marin. These programs include small, individually-tailored dog training classes, with just four senior clients and their dogs. They receive personalized attention from two trainers during a four-week series. The other popular program is our in-home behavior consultations. Betsy …

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Health And Nutrition For The Soul

Categories: Blog, Volunteers
It’s been two years since Pippa and I entered the Marin Humane Society’s Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) training program, also known as Special Human Animal Relationships (SHARE). We’ve been out in the field for 18 months visiting schools, hospitals, libraries and community events. Our duties have taken us to kindergarten classrooms where the little ones …

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