Your volunteer time to help with opening/closing gates, special events, social media, fundraising, and other activities is greatly appreciated and helps keep our costs down. We currently have the following volunteer needs:

Board Director Volunteers
NEED:  Immediate

Are you a strategic and forward thinking?  Are you looking for a substantive professional or skills development opportunity?  Newark Street Park K-9 Friends Board of Directors is reorganizing for the next term and currently has several opportunities for volunteers including: officers (President, Treasurer, Secretary), membership development, business fundraising and grant writing, legal/government relations, and marketing/communications.  We invite you to attend the Annual Meeting on Nov. 12 to learn more about the Newark Street Park K-9 Friends Board of Directors and goals for the coming year.

To volunteer, please contact us:  info@newarkstreetdogpark.org.  Include “Board Director” in the subject line, and indicate your area of interest.

Social Media Volunteers
NEED:  Ongoing

Are you a dog lover?  Are you a Newark Street Dog Park regular visitor?  Are you social media savvy? We need social media volunteers to capture our Dog Park fun via photo and video, identify other local dog news bits, and share on Facebook and Twitter.  We especially need social media volunteers for the 2nd Anniversary Celebration. Click for Anniversary Celebration event details.

To volunteer, please contact us:  info@newarkstreetdogpark.org.  Include “Social Media Volunteer” in the subject line.

Volunteers to Open/Close Gates
NEED:  Ongoing

Do you live in the neighborhood?  Are you a regular Newark Street Dog Park visitor? Please help keep the Newark Street Dog Park open and safe by locking and unlocking the gate. We need volunteers to work a 1-week shift every 3-4 months.  The more volunteers we have, the less shifts per volunteer. Gate duties are: Lock dog park gate on weeknights, and open and lock gate on weekends/holidays.  Hours are:

Summer (4/1 – 10/31): M-F lock: 9:00 pm
S-S, H open: 8:00 am, lock: 9:00 pm

Winter (11/1 – 3/31): M-F lock: 7:30 pm
S-S, H open: 8:00 am, lock: 7:30 pm

To volunteer, please contact us at:  info@newarkstreetdogpark.org. Include “Gate Volunteer” in the subject line.


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