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Pieter Helmke

Golden Angels Pieter Helmke

Pieter has been helping Golden Rescue for over 12 years. He first encountered Golden Rescue after his fourth Golden crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Initially, Pieter fostered but in 2008 he was ready for another Golden and adopted Bodon #910.  Pieter…

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Kate Haddad-Jones

Golden Angels Kate Haddad-Jones

Kate, a long time Golden lover, started volunteering for Golden Rescue during her mat leave. She had volunteered with her local humane society; however, her heart has always been with Goldens so she thought Golden Rescue was the perfect fit…

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Carol & Tom Schoeps

Golden Angels Carol & Tom Schoeps

Carol and Tom started volunteering for Golden Rescue at events in 2004 after they adopted their first Golden, Prince #434.  They adopted their second Golden, Reily #814 and currently share their home with Lochlann #1905.  Carol started volunteering on the…

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Vaughan Kitson

Golden Angels Vaughan Kitson

Vaughan and his wife Lynda have loved and owned Goldens for over 25 years.  This amazing volunteer and Golden lover first was introduced to Golden Rescue at our booth at The Pickering Markets.  He, like many others, was stunned to…

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Amy Graham

Golden Angels Amy Graham

Amy is a treasured GR volunteer who manages our Dogs in Program database.  Amy and Ian adopted Bentley #2137 two years ago and as Amy says, “seeing the joy and love in Bentley’s eyes and how he actually rescued me,…

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Photography Team

This is an important new team we are creating as there is nothing more valuable than the perfect Golden photo when it comes to adopting, fostering, fundraising, PR, and getting media attention. We are looking for volunteers with a good eye so, photographers … here’s your chance to use your skills. A few things that are critical are:

  • a love of Goldens and photographing them;
  • a dSLR camera a must;
  • an understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, exposure & composition;
  • a sense of fun and creativity;
  • the ability to travel within your locality; and
  • comfortable using Dropbox or willing to learn.

If you’d like to be involved, please contact us.

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Categories: Volunteer Opportunities|Volunteers

Long-Distance Transporters

Golden Angels Long-Distance Transporters

Golden Rescue has an amazing transport team.  These volunteers answer the call every single time transport is needed…whether it be an emergency that needs to be dealt with immediately or less urgent transports.  The ones we’d like to tell you…

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Cindy Wallach

Golden Angels Cindy Wallach

Cindy started volunteering for Golden Rescue over 10 years ago.  A Golden lover for most of her life, Cindy loves working with Golden Rescue.  After she retired as a school principal in 2007, she saw the GR booth at Kempenfest…

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