Bideawee’s Corporate Volunteer Program is a mutually beneficial partnership that allows corporations to give back to their community through Bideawee’s various volunteer projects. It provides employees with the opportunity to volunteer as a group, helps build moral and increase productivity and enhances the perception and public image of the company, and, in return, Bideawee receives some much needed help for our homeless animals. Corporate Volunteer opportunities are available at all three Bideawee locations. Review the information and opportunities below to get your company involved today.

Click here for Bideawee's CORPORATE VOLUNTEER APPLICATION.

 

  • Corporate Volunteer Program - Manhattan
    • Contributor: $750 donation
      • Your company would be responsible for raising $750 in donations (monetary or otherwise). For your donation, 10 employees would come to the shelter for a 30-minute socialization session at the shelter with an adoptable pup. We love having volunteers not only snuggle up with our animals and provide them love and support, but to also help them work on basic obedience commands like sit & down. The enrichment & training ultimately makes our animals more adoptable and ready for their new homes!
    • Bronze: $1,000 - $2,500 donation (2-3 hours in length)
      • For our volunteer experience, we will first give the group an orientation about Bideawee and all we do as well as a tour of the facility. We will then start our activity of helping clean the facility. We need to make sure our lobby and interaction rooms are clean and safe for all the people and animals coming in, so this is hugely important activity! We can also incorporate creating folders for our New Volunteer Orientations or putting together Adoption Kits. Lastly, we will have enrichment & training with our animals. We love having volunteers not only snuggle up with our animals and provide them love and support, but to also help them work on basic obedience commands like sit & down. The enrichment & training ultimately makes our animals more adoptable and ready for their new homes!
    • Silver: $5,000 donation (2-3 hours in length)
      • For our volunteer experience, we will first give the group an orientation about Bideawee and all we do as well as a tour of the facility. We will then start our activities of stuffing Kong toys and/or making no-sew blankets/cat and dog beds. This activity is important because it allows us to create comfy bedding for the animals to snuggle into while in their kennels. Lastly, we will have enrichment & training with our animals. We love having volunteers not only snuggle up with our animals and provide them love and support, but to also help them work on basic obedience commands like sit & down. The enrichment & training ultimately makes our animals more adoptable and ready for their new homes!
    • Gold: $10,000 donation (times may vary depending on group size)
      • We’ll bring the fun to you! Volunteers will bring supplies for your employees to stuff Kong toys or make No-sew blankets. While completing the activity, your employees will learn about Bideawee and all that we do. This session also includes a Cuddle Event! Cuddle events help relieve stress in employees while providing puppies with socialization that will help them get adopted and find their forever homes. Cuddle Events are 1-hour in length. OR
      • For a $10,000 donation, we can train up to 10 of your employees to lead group volunteer sessions throughout the year. With this package your company would get to schedule one volunteer session per month (not including the training session) that your trained employees would get to lead.
    • Platinum: $15,000 or greater donation
      • Your company can host an Adoption Event! These events allow us to bring several of our adoptable animals to a specific location to be adopted. Up to 50 volunteers come the company can volunteer at the event to help hand out treats and promote the event in the surrounding area.
        OR
      • Your company can take on a renovation project at our facility! This project would go toward bettering our environment for our animals, our patrons, and/or our community. We would promote your efforts on our social media platforms and work with you on providing a fulfilling volunteer component for your company.

     Group requirements:

    • For Onsite Events: Minimum of 5 people, Maximum of 10 people
    • For Offsite Events: Minimum of 15 people
    • Session must be schedule at least 3 weeks in advance to allow time to purchase materials and confirm volunteers for the event.

      For custom sessions or additional information, please contact your local Volunteer Manager, Kate Lombardi at Katelyn.lombardi@bideawee.org or 212-271-2984.

  • Corporate Volunteer Program - Wantagh
    • Contributor: $750 donation
      • Your company would be responsible for raising $750 in donations (monetary or otherwise). For your donation, 15 employees would come to our facility for a 30-minute socialization session with Bideawee Pet Therapy animals.
    • Bronze: $1,000 donation (2-3 hours in length)
      • For our volunteer experience, we will first give the group an orientation about Bideawee. We will then start outdoor activities in our Pet Memorial Park, which include weeding, mulching, clean-up, raking, gardening, and more. These activities maintain the up-keep of our parks for our patrons coming to us for our services. Lastly, we will have a pet therapy session with some of Bideawee’s Pet Therapy animals.
    • Silver: $5,000 donation (2-3 hours in length)
      • For our volunteer experience, we will first give the group an orientation about Bideawee. We will then start outdoor activities in our Pet Memorial Park, which include weeding, mulching, clean-up, raking, gardening, and more. These activities maintain the up-keep of our parks for our patrons coming to us for our services. In addition, we will stuff Kong toys and/or make no-sew blankets/cat and dog beds. This activity is important because it allows us to create comfy bedding for the animals to snuggle into while in their kennels. Lastly, we will have a pet therapy session with some of Bideawee’s Pet Therapy animals.
    • Gold: $10,000 donation (times may vary depending on group size)
      • We’ll bring the fun to you! Volunteers will bring supplies for your employees to stuff Kong toys or make No-sew blankets. While completing the activity, your employees will learn about Bideawee and all that we do. This session also includes a Cuddle Event! Cuddle events help relieve stress in employees while providing puppies with socialization that will help them get adopted and find their forever homes. Cuddle Events are 1-hour in length.
        OR
      • For a $10,000 donation, we can train up to 10 of your employees to lead group volunteer sessions throughout the year. With this package your company would get to schedule one volunteer session per month (not including the training session) that your trained employees would get to lead.
    • Platinum: $15,000 or greater donation
      • Your company can host an Adoption Event! These events allow us to bring several of our adoptable animals to a specific location to be adopted. Up to 50 volunteers come the company can volunteer at the event to help hand out treats and promote the event in the surrounding area.
        OR
      • Your company can take on a renovation project at our facility! This project would go toward bettering our environment for our animals, our patrons, and/or our community. We would promote your efforts on our social media platforms and work with you on providing a fulfilling volunteer component for your company.

     Group requirements:

    • For Onsite Events: Minimum of 5 people, Maximum of 20 people
    • For Offsite Events: Minimum of 15 people
    • Session must be schedule at least 3 weeks in advance to allow time to purchase materials and confirm volunteers for the event.


    For custom sessions or additional information, please contact Steven Lufrano at steven.lufrano@bideawee.org or 866-262-8133

  • Corporate Volunteer Program - Westhampton
    • Contributor: $750 donation
      • Your company would be responsible for raising $750 in donations (monetary or otherwise). For your donation, 10 employees would come to the shelter for a 30-minute socialization session at the shelter with an adoptable pup. We love having volunteers not only snuggle up with our animals and provide them love and support, but to also help them work on basic obedience commands like sit & down. The enrichment & training ultimately makes our animals more adoptable and ready for their new homes!
    • Bronze: $1,000-$2,500 donation (2-3 hours in length)
      • For our volunteer experience, we will first give the group an orientation about Bideawee and all we do as well as a tour of the facility. We will then start our activity of helping clean the facility (either our Adoption Center or Animal Hospital). We need to make sure our lobby and interaction rooms are clean and safe for all the people and animals coming in, so this is hugely important activity! We can also incorporate creating folders for our New Volunteer Orientations or putting together Adoption Kits. Lastly, we will have enrichment & training with our animals. We love having volunteers not only snuggle up with our animals and provide them love and support, but to also help them work on basic obedience commands like sit & down. The enrichment & training ultimately makes our animals more adoptable and ready for their new homes!
      • OR
      • For our volunteer experience, we will first give the group an orientation about Bideawee. We will then start outdoor activities in our Pet Memorial Park, which include weeding, mulching, clean-up, raking, gardening, and more. These activities maintain the up-keep of our parks for our patrons coming to us for our services. Lastly, we will have enrichment & training with our animals. We love having volunteers not only snuggle up with our animals and provide them love and support, but to also help them work on basic obedience commands like sit & down. The enrichment & training ultimately makes our animals more adoptable and ready for their new homes!
    • Silver: $5,000 donation (2-3 hours in length)
      • For our volunteer experience, we will first give the group an orientation about Bideawee and all we do as well as a tour of the facility. We will then start one of our Bronze activities plus the stuffing Kong toys and/or making no-sew blankets/cat and dog beds. This activity is important because it allows us to create comfy bedding for the animals to snuggle into while in their kennels. Lastly, we will have enrichment & training with our animals. We love having volunteers not only snuggle up with our animals and provide them love and support, but to also help them work on basic obedience commands like sit & down. The enrichment & training ultimately makes our animals more adoptable and ready for their new homes!
    • Gold: $10,000 donation (times may vary depending on group size)
      • We’ll bring the fun to you! Volunteers will bring supplies for your employees to stuff Kong toys or make No-sew blankets. While completing the activity, your employees will learn about Bideawee and all that we do. This session also includes a Cuddle Event! Cuddle events help relieve stress in employees while providing puppies with socialization that will help them get adopted and find their forever homes. Cuddle Events are 1-hour in length. OR
      • For a $10,000 donation, we can train up to 10 of your employees to lead group volunteer sessions throughout the year. With this package your company would get to schedule one volunteer session per month (not including the training session) that your trained employees would get to lead.
    • Platinum: $15,000 or greater donation
      • Your company can host an Adoption Event! These events allow us to bring several our adoptable animals to a specific location to be adopted. Up to 50 volunteers come the company can volunteer at the event to help hand out treats and promote the event in the surrounding area.
        OR
      • Your company can take on a renovation project at our facility! This project would go toward bettering our environment for our animals, our patrons, and/or our community. We would promote your efforts on our social media platforms and work with you on providing a fulfilling volunteer component for your company.

     Group requirements:

    • For Onsite Events: Minimum of 5 people, Maximum of 20 people
    • For Offsite Events: Minimum of 15 people
    • Session must be schedule at least 3 weeks in advance to allow time to purchase materials and confirm volunteers for the event.


    For custom sessions or additional information, please contact your local Volunteer Manager, Christopher Muller at christopher.muller@bideawee.org or 631-684-0079.

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