Must Love Mutts: Intern Program for Young Volunteers

Must Love Mutts: Intern Program for Young Volunteers
Event on 2016-07-13 13:00:00
Want to Learn More About the "Must Love Mutts" Program? Here's How it Works… **************************************************************************** What? The Must Love Mutts (MLM) program is a program for highly committed, experienced young volunteers who want to make a difference for local shelter dogs. Interns will be mentored in a supportive environment at the Animal Adoption Foundation (AAF). Interns will: "Be A Big" for several  shelter dogs who need special care and guidance. Interns will make sure the dogs get fun, safe exercise as well as training to improve the dogs' adoptability. As part of the process interns will gain valuable experience related to animal training training and care based on latest scientific information. Interns will be mentored by animal trainer, Eileen Udry, Ph.D. and senior interns. Interns will work cooperatively with the other interns in the program as well as take direction from those supervising the experience; participate in both on-site and off-site professional development activities; Eager Pup Special t-shirt: applies to those interns who apply by the deadline and attend at least 85% of the sessions When? June 13-August 6: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 1:00- 4:00 pm (note: this internship experience is 90 + hours. As always, the MLM program promises to be a great way to learn and serve this summer!). Who? To qualify for the MLM program interns:  Age: must be 15-21 years of age and have parent or guardian consent if under 18 years of age; Transportation: must have reliable transportation to and from the program; Food: should bring their own drinks and/or snacks; Training: to be eligible for this program Interns must have completed CARE Level 3 at AAF.  Commitment: must be able to attend at least 28 out of the 33 sessions (note: this requirement is due to safety reasons and the cumulative nature of the program).  Safety: should be aware that they will be working both indoors and outdoors with shelter dogs in various types of weather conditions. Interns apply to the program and will be selected based on: meeting the above minimal requirements; maturity and desire to work with animals as a profession; ability to work effectively within the shelter environment; and, quality of online application. To Apply/Register Eager Pup Registration Deadline: June 7, 2016 (see above for details). Registration Deadline: June 8, 2016. Space is limited. Don't wait to apply! To apply to the DLD program: Use the ""Register" button at the top of this page to start the application process. Once you complete your application and submit it, you will receive a confirmation email letting you know your application has been received. Your application will then be reviewed. All applicants will be notified whether or not they have been accepted into the program. Questions?: contact: Eileen Udry: or call: (513) 593.6557. Thanks for Your Interest! 

at Animal Adoption Foundation — Ross
2480 Ohio 27
Hamilton, United States

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