We’re excited to share a new resource from the folks who brought you the Shelter Employee Engagement and Development Survey, also known as SeeDs. What: Volunteer Program Assessment (VPA), a comprehensive diagnostic survey focused specifically on the volunteer experience For Whom: Animal shelters with at least 30 volunteers and a brick-and-mortar location Why: We know how much you rely on your volunteers.
The Association is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.
Heard the one about government agencies not being able to accept monetary donations? For this week’s Innovation Bank, Shelly Simmons, CAWA, debunks that myth. Read her quick tips and listen to the entire recording to learn how Greenville County Animal Care conquered both external and self-imposed barriers to fundraising.
Did you know The Association has a Career Center where you can look for and post new opportunities? We’ll be highlighting some of them here on the blog every month. Program Assistant, Red RoverSacramento, CA-based (and will consider remote arrangement) This position serves as case manager for grant programs, tracks data for program reporting, writes and identifies stories and fundraising ops, assists with telephone support, and works efficiently and compassionately with relief grant applications.
Time for another installment of The Innovation Bank, our series of short, pre-recorded webinars. This week we’re sharing an opportunity to help the pet-owning seniors in your community, thanks to a partnership with PetSmart Charities & Meals on Wheels America.
The Association’s Pres & CEO, Jim Tedford, recently sat down with Pethealth Inc.’s Steve Zeidman and the winners of the 2020 Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award.
How do all those indispensable volunteers fit into your pandemic playbook? This week’s Innovation Bank features tips and strategies for onboarding and engaging volunteers from Arizona Humane Society’s Sara Cruz-Mora. Listen to the pre-recorded webinar here (it’s under 30 minutes), and read on for some grab-and-go resources.
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is proud to be part of a new initiative to end breed discrimination in the homeowners insurance industry. Along with major animal welfare groups including Best Friends, HSUS, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and Humane Rescue Alliance, we have signed on to a new white paper calling for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to investigate the use of breed discrimination lists.