Volunteer dog walker opportunity

Volunteer Dog Walker

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is seeking energetic and fur-loving individuals to join our team in a volunteer capacity.

About Us:

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is a voluntary, non-profit organization serving the Central Alberta region under the direction of a community-based Board of Directors.

We specialize in healing sexual trauma so you can talk freely about the hard stuff with no judgement. We provide a range of support services for individuals who are affected by sexual violence including counselling, play therapy, police and court support, crisis support and education.


Volunteer Position: Volunteer Dog Walker

Department: Administration

Accountability to: Administration Manager

Location: Red Deer, Central Alberta


Position Summary:

The Volunteer Dog Walker is an important member of the CASASC team. This is an opportunity to use your skills and love of animals to help in the day-to-day operations of CASASC. You will take Oscar, our pet therapy dog in training, on one of his daily walks during his workday at the office. Oscar is a year and a half old Bernedoodle (large breed) – he is spunky, energetic and really such a sweet guy. If you are willing to help out in this capacity, we would love to have you join our volunteer team.


Responsibilities: As a volunteer dog walker you will

  • Pick up Oscar at the main office and take him for a guided 30-45 minute walk. Leash, treats and waste bags will be provided.
  • Ensure Oscar’s safety during the walk and return to the office.


Qualifications: You will bring many talents and skills to this role including these basics

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Dependable and a willingness to learn.
  • Have a genuine love of animals.
  • Previous experience walking dogs or owning a dog is preferred.


Where and when you would volunteer:

  • You would commit to volunteering approximately once a week for a 30 minute to hour period during CASASC office hours between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • You would check-in in-person at the main office (A201, 5212 48 Street) and take Oscar on foot for a walk anywhere near the office.


How to Apply:

Applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

This volunteer position requires a satisfactory criminal record reference check and reference check.

Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experiences you can bring to CASASC by sending us your resume and a short email. Email your info to Erin Willmer at ewillmer@casasc.ca

Volunteer Application deadline: Ongoing