If you have an interest and skill in social media, graphic design, production, web development, copywriting, photography, videography, online marketing or media relations, HLCR could use your talents for the creation and maintenance of print/web marketing collateral (ﬂyers, posters, ads, merchandise, web banners/mini-sites, dog proﬁle descriptions, photos, videos), press releases, and social media networking (writing/posting to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, NextDoor, etc.).
- Marketing Support
Volunteers work to promote our shelter throughout the communities we serve, creating print and online communications that create awareness of and interest in the shelter and our activities.
- Social Media Communication
Volunteers maintain current, engaging information about the shelter on our social media, providing engaging information about upcoming fundraising events and initiatives, introduction of new dogs available for adoption, recent adoptions, volunteer opportunities, etc. The monitor and respond to posts, comments and private messages from the public, representing the shelter appropriately. Social Media volunteers work from home and communicate with our Executive Director and board members to gather information to publish.
- Graphic Support
Volunteers work with board members, Executive Director and event chairs to create designs that have high visual impact for web and/or print to include ads, invitations, posters, newsletters, website graphics, etc. They use a creative flair, an understanding of the shelters “look and feel”, an up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines. Graphic Support volunteers work from home and communicate with our Executive Director, volunteers and board members to gather information to support designs.
- Newsletter Contributor
Volunteers work with our Executive Director, board members and key volunteers to develop, edit and publish our electronic newsletter.
- Website Support
Using WordPress, volunteers work with the Executive Director, board members and key volunteers to keep our website current and fresh, updating and adding information, photos and videos.
Volunteers take photographs of our dogs to enhance their potential for a speedy adoption. Volunteers attend our events to capture photographs for web and for print publications.