The Santa Monica Animal Shelter has extended the application period for community members interested in becoming a board member for Friends of the Santa Monica Animal Shelter to October 7, 2016. The Shelter is seeking community members interested in serving as an inaugural board member to the Friends of the Santa Monica Animal Shelter, a non-profit organization created to assist city staff.
Board members will serve on a voluntary basis to promote fundraising efforts; to acquire valued resources; to ensure the shelter continues to meet the highest quality of care and services to all Santa Monica animals. Responsibilities include participation in public meetings, planning, fundraising and community outreach to promote the Shelter’s mission and programs
Prerequisites for Board Members include:
Live or work in a veterinarian care related field within the City of Santa Monica.
Must be a California resident, prior to appointment
Completion of a background check
Completion of a Santa Monica volunteer orientation, prior to appointment
Participation in SMPD’s Community Academy program within the first year.
Two or three year Board membership commitment
Any community members interested in the opportunity are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume to: Karen.Bishop@smgov.net or by mail/in-person to 1640 Ninth Street. Santa Monica, Ca 90404.
Application documents will be accepted from now through October
7, 2016. Questions regarding the nonprofit can be directed to the Animal Shelter at (310) 458 –
8567 during normal business hours from 8:00am – 5:00 pm Tuesday Saturday.