Volunteer opportunities are constantly changing as we grow and develop new programs; but what doesn't change is your impact.

Our Volunteer Matching Team will be in contact with you within 72 hours of your application being submitted to help guide you to activities that best fit your commitment level, availability, and interests, all while helping us meet our organizational goals. Orientation will cover the goals and policies of the organization, as well as explain volunteer opportunities.



Volunteer Requirements


Submit an online application, which includes signing a volunteer agreement and a Release and Waiver of Liability form.

  • Get matched by our Volunteer Matching Team.

  • Complete an online general volunteer orientation session.

  • Be able to work independently and meet the volunteer requirements – including the essential capabilities of our volunteers.

  • Treat all animals with kindness and concern for their welfare.

  • Represent themselves and TSDP in a professional manner and treat clients, staff, and other volunteers with respect.


Types of Opportunities


Animal Transporter

Responsibilities: Transport volunteers use their personal vehicles to transport animals and/or supplies (i.e. rescue pick up, chauffeuring animals to/from medical or therapy visits, or helping with special event transport). Travel is primarily in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Requirements: Must have a reliable vehicle that is licensed and insured; the vehicle must have enough space for kenneled animals. Requires a valid driver’s license.

Time Commitment: Best suited for a flexible schedule.


Foster Parent!

Responsibilities: Responsible for the daily care of a foster animal, including feeding, exercising, playtime, socialization, grooming, reinforcing basic obedience commands and, of course, providing patience, love and security. TSDP will provide all necessary medical care and our Foster Teams will provide full support throughout the foster period. You may also need to transport the foster animal to medical appointments and/or adoption events/photo shoots.

Requirements: Love and patience! A fenced yard is preferred, but not necessary for dog foster parents.

Time Commitment: Both short and long term fosters needed


Outreach & Events Assistance

Responsibilities: Help supervise the planning and execution of adoption, fundraising and special events such as booths at local festivals and community events to promote TSDPs message and community participation.

Requirements: Strong organizational and supervisory skills, enjoy working with people and pets, prior event planning experience preferred

Time Commitment: 10-15 hrs/month


Dog Marketing

We’re looking for:

Graphic Designers
Social Media Managers
Pet Profile Writers
Web Designers

Time Commitment: Flexible. 2-3 hrs/week


Volunteer Application:

TSDP has a volunteer opportunity for everyone! The activities range from marketing and promoting our dogs to working on a training plan with them. Every activity is important and crucial to our ability as an organization to save each of their lives. Please fill out the below form and we’ll be in touch soon!

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